Course Description
The Post Graduate Diploma in Science in Nursing will be offered to qualified, experienced nurses who hold a level 8 qualification or equivalent and wish to develop their knowledge, skills and competencies

Who Should Apply?
This programme is suitable for Registered Nurses.

Subjects taught

Course Content

Leadership and Decision Making for Advanced Practice (10 credits)

Advanced Practice in Person Centered Integrated Care (10 credits)
Quality and Innovation (10 credits)

Research Methods of Evidence Based Practice (10 credits)

The Fundamentals of professional Practice (10 credits)

Elective Module (10 credits

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
To be eligible for this programme applicants must: ?

Be registered Nurse with NMBI

Be currently employed in health care provision

Hold a level 8 qualification *Applicants who do not have a level 8 qualification may apply for entry to the programme in accordance with the procedures outlined in the DkIT Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy.

Due to the blended learning delivery within this course students should have access to a PC / Mac, a headset with a mic, and a broadband internet connection from home, so as to be able to fully participate in the course.

Basic IT skills are essential to complete this programme.

Applicants may be interviewed


1 - 2 Years

Course Delivery
This programme will be delivered via a blend of face-to-face and online delivery.

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities

The programme provides the nurse with a broad based educational experience to practice at an advanced level. Successful completion of this programme will allow learners to progress to the MSc in Nursing.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Daytime,Blended

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