Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
University of East London Featured Masters Courses
University of Bristol Featured Masters Courses
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
Manchester Metropolitan University Featured Masters Courses

The aim of this course is to strengthen and develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nurses caring for the older adult. The course provides an advanced grounding in methods of research, in addition to developing the theoretical and practical aspects of management, clinical practice and education in gerontological nursing. This is a taught Masters programme with a major dissertation. The programme commences with one full study week followed by one study day per week or the equivalent throughout the academic year. A combination of assessment strategies is used to evaluate the learning outcomes for the programme.

Students will be provided with an advanced grounding in methods of research, in addition to developing the theoretical and practical aspects of management, clinical practice and education in Gerontological Nursing. Students will be required to undertake specialist clinical placements as a staff nurse in the Department of Medicine for Older Persons, St James’s Hospital, or another approved clinical location.

Year One

Commences with a full week in September and thereafter one day per week for the remainder of the academic year.

and a choice between one of the two following modules:

Year Two

Attendance at workshops throughout the academic year

A blended learning approach is utilised in the delivery of theoretical content which includes lectures, group discussions and self-directed learning. The assessment process is a combination of written and practical assignments. This course includes clinical and practice based learning and assessment and students may be required to attend additional sessions at associated service provider sites as well as at the student’s practice base during year one of the course.

Flexible in Progression from PgCert and PgDip/MSc

Students who wish to undertake the P.Grad.Certificate consisting of three specialist modules, each of 10 ECTS credits, totalling 30 ECTS credits, should apply directly for the Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist: Gerontological Nursing PCNMGTNU-1SP. Students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Certificate may opt to be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate (P.Grad.Cert) or may progress further on the Postgraduate Diploma (P.Grad.Dip.) and Master (M.Sc.) programme.

Otherwise, students who wish to apply for the M.Sc. or P.Grad.Dip programme apply directly for the M.Sc. in Gerontological Nursing. Upon successful completion of six modules, each of 10 ECTS credits, 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 five years of first entering the Certificate or Diploma.

Apply

To apply, click on the relevant Apply Link below

Course Fees

Click here for a full list of postgraduate fees


Visit the Gerontological Nursing - MSc/PgDip page on the Trinity College Dublin website for more details!

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...


Enquire About This Course

Recipient: Trinity College Dublin

* required field

Please correct the errors indicated below to send your enquiry


Your enquiry has been emailed successfully