Course Overview

This module will enable students to develop an understanding and appreciation of ethical perspectives and issues in health care, to enhance their professional managerial practice.

Healthcare Ethics is a core module on the Postgraduate Diploma Health Sciences (Nursing/Professional Studies).

Please note all stand alone modules run depending on sufficient numbers.

Applications and Selections

Who Teaches this Course

Requirements and Assessment

Key Facts

Entry Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be a registered nurse on the Register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

OR

  • Be registered on the appropriate allied health professional Register 
    (for those required to register with a professional body)

AND
Be currently employed in healthcare or social care either in: clinical or social care practice/management/ research /education. Some modules may only be undertaken while working in a specific discipline related area such as nursing. This is specified in modules descriptions.

Applicants will normally have gained a primary degree (health science/studies or social science/studies related) level 8 or evidence of equivalent academic credits. Students who do not have the aforementioned will be required to compile a portfolio to provide evidence of their ability to study at postgraduate level.

  • International students will require a degree of fluency in the English language. An overall score of 7 in the IELTS Academic Test is required.

Additional Requirements

Duration

One Semester (Jan-March)

Next start date

January 2023

A Level Grades ()

Average intake

15

QQI/FET FETAC Entry Routes

Closing Date

5th December 2022
Late applicants may be considered.

NFQ level

Level 9

Mode of study

ECTS weighting

10

Award

Stand Alone Module: Healthcare Ethics

CAO

Course code

Course Outline

This is a core module on the Postgraduate Diploma Health Sciences (Nursing/Professional Studies).

Online Induction Dates: 11th-13th January 2023

Attendance Days:

  • 26th January 2023
  • 9th February 2023
  • 2nd March 2023
  • 23rd March 2023

Why Choose This Course?

Career Opportunities

Who’s Suited to This Course

The School of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies delivers a number of stand alone modules which address issues of interest to all health and social care professionals. Credits attained can be accumulated over a 2-3-year timeframe and put towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing/ Professional Studies). The modules are delivered in a flexible manner to accommodate the learning requirements of busy healthcare professionals. Alternatively, those who opt not to be assessed in the module receive a certificate of attendance.

Please note all stand alone modules run depending on sufficient numbers.

Learning Outcomes

 

Work Placement

Study Abroad

Related Student Organisations

Course Fees

Fees: EU

€900 (2022/2023)

Fees: Tuition

Fees: Student levy

Fees: Non EU

 

Fees can be paid securely through our Online Payment Facility

Find out More

Dympna O’ Connell
Course Co-ordinator
School of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies
T: +353 (0)71 9135611
E: doconnell@stangelas.nuigalway.ie

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