Nursing Studies - Sligo St. Angela's

ATU - St. Angela's

Nursing Studies - Sligo St. Angela's

The multi-disciplinary nature of the programme is mirroring the current and desired approach to healthcare 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 nurses interested in advancing their understanding research and evidencebased practice methodologies. 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, selfdirected work and assessment preparation.

On-Campus Attendance

Students undertake directed work and attend 2-4 seminar days per module at the St Angela’s Campus.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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