CPE modules are offered to support the adult and flexible learning needs of nurses and midwives and can be undertaken without registering for a full postgraduate nursing programme. Students can take up to two modules of study without enrolling on a full programme. Enrolment occurs at the beginning of the Autumn and Spring semester.
Modules successfully completed by students have designated ECT credits and if students subsequently register for a postgraduate programme of which these modules are part of, they may apply to the University for exemptions for the completed modules and carry grades forward. The modules listed below are offered on Tuesdays during Autumn and Spring semesters. Some modules will only be offered when sufficient numbers of students are registered for those modules, per semester. You will need to contact the office in advance of each academic semester to inform that you are registered for a CPE module, and to receive details on schedules, times and location of when modules are taught.
If it is your intention to apply for funding for a module, please ensure funding is in place before submitting your application.
Please note: Not all modules run in each Semester, please ensure your chosen module is running prior to application. This information is available when you select "Apply Now" on the website.
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FEES: The fees for UCOS Single modules are:
Standard Module Fee €568 EU - €1,623 Non EU
9 credit module: €800 EU - €1,500 Non EU
12 credit module: €1,050 EU - €1,900 Non EU
15 credit modules: €1,300 EU - €2,400 Non-EU
Once your appliction is processed you will be instructed how to pay the fees or be asked to provide a Funding Letter if applicable.
Nursing Midwifery + Healthcare
Clinical and Academic Excellence
Through innovative approaches to teaching and learning, we provide our students with the very best opportunities and supports to pursue their studies in order to become safe, effective, skilled, and knowledgeable professional practitioners. The impact of postgraduate student research in the School of Medicine is reflected in the winning of Prizes such as the Irish Health Services Executive Open Access Awards and the "Doctor Awards" of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland. PhD-led research has also resulted in patent applications and contributed to the design and assessment of novel medical devices.