Your course This new course is designed for registered nurses working with children and adolescents who have complex or life limiting conditions. The programme aims to provide students with the necessary in-depth, evidence-based knowledge, skills and competencies to provide quality care to highly dependent clients as they live with life-limiting illness and face end-of-life challenges.
The programme is offered full-time over two academic years and part-time over three academic years. On completion of the six modules in Year One (full-time) or Year Two (part-time) students have the option of being awarded a Postgraduate Diploma or (if they have achieved the minimum 60% average mark across these modules) may progress onto the next year to complete the MSc programme.
It consists of both theoretical and clinical components. A blended learning approach is adopted in the delivery of this programme. Students are required to attend face-to-face workshops for a total of 12 days across the programme. Students are required to complete a minimum of 1,000 clinical hours before completing this programme.