Nursing / Professional Studies - Sligo St. Angela's

ATU - Sligo St. Angela's

Nursing / Professional Studies - Sligo St. Angela's

The multi-disciplinary nature of the programme is mirroring the current and desired approach to health and social care delivery. Students with an aggregate mark of 60% in this programme may progress to the Master of Health Sciences programme phase.

Who should apply?
This programme is suitable for social care professionals interested in advancing their understanding of contemporary issues in safe, effective, high quality evidence-based practice. The programme will provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to avail of a variety of employment opportunities in the acute and community setting.

External Accrediting Body
NMBI Category 2 Approval.

Subjects taught

Quality and Healthcare Management
Therapeutic Communication
Advanced Research Skills
Behaviours that Challenge
Healthcare Ethics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Eating Disorders in Adults and Adolescents
Assessing and Managing Clients Presenting Following Self-Harm
Early Intervention for People Who Experience First Episode Psychosis
Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Fundamentals of Coaching and Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours Historical Perspectives in Disability Studies
Principles of Healthcare Leadership

Entry requirements

Applicants must be registered as a nurse on the Register held by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. Applicants will normally have gained a primary degree (health science/studies or social science/studies related) Level 8 or evidence of equivalent academic credits. Applicants must also be currently employed in healthcare either in: clinical practice/ management/ research / education. For full details on the Entry Requirements for this programme please see the course webpage.


2 to 3 years, part-time, blended.

Study Hours
A 10 credit module has a 20 hour per week workload and this includes class time, online directed work, self-directed work and assessment preparation.

On-Campus Attendance
Students undertake directed work and attend 2-4 seminar days per module on campus.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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