• Hold an honours degree in Nursing Studies or equivalent; and
• a post-basic qualification in relevant nursing specialty or
• otherwise satisfy the course committee that they have the ability to complete and benefit from the course.
• Active Registration with NMBI: Applicants must be registered in the General Nursing Division of the active register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.
• Have a minimum of five years clinical experience in relevant nursing specialty during the last 8 years and
• written commitment from host organisation to support the student for the clinical practicum (to include prescribing of medicinal products and ionising radiation)
• satisfactory clinical audit of host hospital as a suitable learning environment for the relevant specialty
Documentation required to complete application
1.A copy of current Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland registration.
2.1 Academic and
3.1 Professional reference
4.Copies of academic transcripts from completed educational courses.
5.Copies of official awards (parchments) from completed educational courses.
6.A Clinical Learning Environment Audit Tool to cover Medicines and Medicinal Products and Ionising Radiation as appropriate to practice and signed by both the Director of Nursing and the Medical Practitioner.
1.Site Declaration Form to cover Medicines and Medicinal Products and Ionising Radiation as appropriate to practice and signed by both the Director of Nursing and the Medical Practitioner.
2.Written commitment/memo of understanding from the Director of Nursing to support the student during the clinical practicum and to nominate a suitably qualified practitioner to act as a clinical supervisor/mentor during the student's clinical learning experience.
Flexibility in Progression from P.Grad.Cert. and P.Grad.Dip. to M.Sc.
Applicants who wish to undertake the P. Grad Certificate consisting of the following two modules online totalling 30 ECTS credits, should apply directly for the Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing-Advanced Practice (ANP)
·Advanced Practice in the Clinical Practicum with defined pathways (20 ECTS):
·Decisions Making, Nursing and Advanced Practice Professional Roles (10 ECTS):
Students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Certificate programme may opt to be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate (P. Grad. Cert) or may progress further on the Postgraduate Diploma (P. Grad. Dip.) and Masters (M. Sc.) in Nursing-Advanced Practice (ANP) programme.
Otherwise, applicants who wish to apply for the M. Sc. or P. Grad. Dip. programme apply directly for the Nursing-Advanced Practice (ANP) (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip.) as follows:
DPTNM-ANED-3P09 Nursing-Advanced Practice (ANP) (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip.) (part-time)
Upon successful completion of five modules, totalling 60 ECTS credits, students may opt to be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma (P. Grad. Dip.) or may progress further on the Master (M.Sc.) programme.
Students who are eligible for the award of Postgraduate Diploma may progress to undertake a M. Sc. within two years of first entering the Certificate or Diploma programmes.
All applicants whose first language is not English will need a recognised English language qualification in line with the requirements as specified at https://www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/how-to-apply/requirements/intern...
Please note that test scores are only valid for two years.
For further details on these English Language Proficiency Tests, please contact the appropriate organisation directly.