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Nursing - Education

Your course
The programme is aimed at Master's graduates who wish to gain a teaching qualification. Broadly, the programme develops nurses'/ midwives' expertise and understanding of teaching in higher education clinical settings.

Modules (see details of these on our course website) are assessed using a combination of coursework and teaching assessments. To support their skill development, students are expected to complete 100 hours of teaching/facilitation during the programme. Students are also expected to gain expertise in a wide range of teaching methods, lecturing, clinical teaching in both laboratory and clinical settings, and working with small groups using experimental approaches.

3 Good Reasons To Study This Course

1. Externally approved: The course is approved by the NMBI.

2. The course has a clinical focus, offering opportunities to develop specialist skills.

3. Flexible learning: Blended learning is an innovative and flexible approach to learning, making it possible to combine working full-time with studying

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

All applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

1 Have successfully completed a master's in Nursing/Midwifery or its equivalent;

2 Be a registered nurse on the General, Mental Health, or Learning Disability Nurse divisions of the register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI);

3 Have practised as a nurse/midwife for a minimum of three years post-registration (exclusive of post-registration/educational programmes);

4 Have negotiated a placement in a School/Department of Nursing/ Midwifery Education establishment, which will provide the opportunity to meet the practice requirements of this programme.

Duration

1 year part-time.

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
Graduates have found employment in the health services, and in private hospitals and clinics and School/Department of Nursing/ Midwifery Education establishments.

Further enquiries

CONTACT
Dr Brona Mooney
T: +353 91 495 395
E: brona.mooney@nuigalway.ie

Application date

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.

When To Apply: NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

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