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  Nursing - Oncology PGDip/MSc


Online University College Cork    College of Medicine and Health

Full time September PGDip, MSc 2 years full time (Year 1 PGDip, Year 2 MSc)
Nursing & Health (27)

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The Nursing - Oncology PGDip/MSc programme at University College Cork is an exciting opportunity for nurses working in oncology settings who want to specialize in this field. This blended learning programme combines online modules with attendance at workshops and tutorials. The course is structured into two parts, with the option to exit after the first year and receive a Postgraduate Diploma in Oncology Nursing. The curriculum focuses on the unique needs of cancer patients and their families, covering topics from diagnosis to survivorship. To be eligible, applicants must be Registered General Nurses with at least six months of post-registration experience in oncology. This programme is the only one of its kind in the HSE Southern Region and is delivered by a top-ranked nursing school.

About the course

Our MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Oncology Nursing is an exciting nursing programme offered by the School of Nursing and Midwifery at University College Cork.

The oncology pathway of this programme is offered in a blended learning format (part-online and part-attendance at workshops/tutorials) and is designed to meet the needs of nurses working in oncology settings who wish to undergo a specialist oncology course. The philosophy underpinning this oncology course recognises the uniqueness of the individual at each stage of the cancer care trajectory. The physical and psychosocial effect of cancer creates specific needs for patients and families from diagnosis to treatment and through to survivorship.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally:

1. Hold active registration on a division of the professional register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or be eligible for such registration as required for individual pathways. For the Oncology Nursing Pathway, applicants must be Registered General Nurses;

2. Have clinical practice experience (and support structures, if applicable) as required for individual pathways. For the Oncology Nursing Pathway, applicants must have a minimum of six months of post-registration experience (excluding courses) and at least six months experience in the speciality pathway applied for;

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Fees

EU Fee (Full-time): €7,140
Non EU Fee (Full-time): €15,000

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