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Department of Nursing, Midwifery & Early Years

Department of Nursing, Midwifery & Early Years in the School of Health and Science at DkIT.

The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Early Years has an excellent reputation in the education of nursing, midwifery and early years practitioners. Our experienced lecturers create a positive learning environment which enables students to reach their full potential.

The state-of-the-art facilities including a fully equipped early years resource room and clinical skills laboratory ensure that students can practice their skills in a safe environment. All our programmes include clinical/professional practice placements which ensure that our graduates are ready for professional practice.

Nursing, midwifery and early years graduates will have the academic knowledge, evidence-based practice skills and professional attributes to contribute to health and early years services locally, nationally and internationally.

Dr Myles Hackett,
Head of Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Early Years

Why Nursing, Midwifery & Early Years at DkIT

Industry partners and employers

We keep our class sizes small to ensure you get enough contact hours with lecturers and get any support you may require.

Career Progression

We have state-of-the-art facilities and equipment including a clinical Skills Laboratory, Early Years Resource Room and much more.

Research informed teaching and learning

We have established links with health and early years services for the provision of clinical/professional practice placements.

Courses

Higher Diploma in Midwifery

Course Type: Postgraduate Study Mode: Full-Time Delivery Method: On Campus Duration: 18 Months Level: 8
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BSc (Hons) in General Nursing

Course Type: Undergraduate Study Mode: Full-Time Delivery Method: On Campus Duration: 4 Years Level: 8 CAO Points: 440
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BSc (Hons) in Intellectual Disability Nursing

Course Type: Undergraduate Study Mode: Full-Time Delivery Method: On Campus Duration: 4 Years Level: 8 CAO Points: 367
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BSc (Hons) in Mental Health Nursing

Course Type: Undergraduate Study Mode: Full-Time Delivery Method: On Campus Duration: 4 Years Level: 8 CAO Points: 398
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BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies

Course Type: Undergraduate Study Mode: Full-Time Delivery Method: On Campus Duration: 4 Years Level: 8 CAO Points: 300
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BSc (Hons) in Midwifery

Course Type: Undergraduate Study Mode: Full-Time Delivery Method: On Campus Duration: 4 Years Level: 8 CAO Points: 482
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Certificate in Advanced Comprehensive Health Assessment for Midwives

Course Type: Flexible & Professional, Postgraduate Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 1 Semester Level: 9
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Higher Diploma in Early Years Education for the Further Education and Training (FET) Sector

Course Type: Postgraduate Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 18 Months Level: 8
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Certificate in School Age Childcare

Course Type: Undergraduate, Flexible & Professional Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 1 Semester Level: 7
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Certificate in Skills for Independent Living

Course Type: Flexible & Professional Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: On Campus Duration: 2 Years Level: 3
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Certificate in Professional Practice: Professional Management of Complex Behaviour in Clinical Practice

Course Type: Flexible & Professional, Postgraduate Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 1 Semester Level: 9
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MSc in Professional Practice: Professional Management of Complex Behaviour in Clinical Practice

Course Type: Flexible & Professional, Postgraduate Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 1.5 - 2 years Level: 9
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PG Diploma in Professional Practice: Professional Management of Complex Behaviour in Clinical Practice

Course Type: Flexible & Professional, Postgraduate Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 2 semesters Level: 9
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MSc in Professional Nursing

Course Type: Postgraduate Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 2 Years (Part-time) Level: 9
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Certificate in Comprehensive Advanced Health Assessment

Course Type: Flexible & Professional, Postgraduate Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 1 Semester Level: 9
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Certificate in Adult Respiratory Nursing Practice

Course Type: Flexible & Professional, Postgraduate Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 1 Semester Level: 9
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Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Professional Nursing

Course Type: Flexible & Professional, Postgraduate Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 2 years Level: 9
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Certificate in Science in Professional Nursing

Course Type: Flexible & Professional, Postgraduate Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 3 Semesters Level: 9
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Certificate in Nursing Health Assessment for Persons with an Intellectual Disability

Course Type: Flexible & Professional, Postgraduate Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: On Campus Duration: 1 Semester (14 weeks) Level: 9
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Certificate in Perinatal Mental Health

Course Type: Flexible & Professional, Postgraduate Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 1 Semester Level: 9
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BA in Applied Early Childhood Studies [Advanced Entry to Year 2 Only]

Course Type: Flexible & Professional Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 2 Years Level: 7
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Certificate in Leadership, Management and Business for the Early Years Sector

Course Type: Flexible & Professional Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 12 weeks Level: 7
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Certificate in the Fundamentals of Understanding and Responding to Domestic Abuse

Course Type: Flexible & Professional Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 1 Semester Level: 8
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Certificate in Contemporary Palliative Care Practice

Course Type: Flexible & Professional Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 14 weeks (1 Semester) Level: 8
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Certificate in Leadership, Management and Quality Initiatives in Intellectual Disability Services

Course Type: Flexible & Professional Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 12 weeks (1 Semester) Level: 8
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Certificate in Emergency Nursing

Course Type: Flexible & Professional Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 26 weeks Level: 8
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BA (Hons) in Leadership and Management for the Early Years Sector

Course Type: Flexible & Professional Study Mode: Part-Time Delivery Method: Blended Duration: 1 Year Level: 8
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