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Specialist Practice - Gerontological Nursing

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements Gerontological Nursing strand:
• The candidate must satisfy all of the following criteria:
• be registered as a nurse on the live register with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland and
• be working in an area where gerontological nursing care is delivered in Ireland for the duration of the course;
• have a minimum of one years full-time clinical nursing practice or equivalent recent clinical nursing practice since first registration and
• hold an honours degree in nursing studies or equivalent or otherwise satisfy the course committee that they have the ability to complete and benefit from the course.


1 year part-time.

Careers or further progression

Students who successfully complete the P.Grad.Cert. in Specialist Practice without compensation are eligible for entry to the relevant M.Sc./P.Grad. Dip. programme.

Further enquiries

Academic Registry
Tel: +353 (0)1 8964500


Students must accumulate 30 ECTS and successfully complete three modules for the award of P.Grad.Cert. in Specialist Practice.

Application date

Closing Date: 30 June 2018

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: September 2018

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