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Nursing Summer Programme

Information on Nursing Summer Programme including programme structure and content, how to apply and contact details for further queries.

 

This Programme consists of a two week taught tuition period followed by one weeks online engagement with an option for you to spend up to a further two weeks of research activity under the guidance of an experienced researcher. Students can choose to take one stand-alone module, or a combination of Health: A systems perspective plus either the 5 or 10 ECTS version of research for nursing practice

Programme Structure

  • April and May - telephone meeting to discuss your research interests
  • June/July - Attend class on campus 

Two week campus programme (CT26)

Week 1-2: Orientation and instruction in Health: A Systems Perspective AND/OR Research for Nursing Practice. Each module caries 5 ECTS credits.

Week 3: An additional 15 hours online engagement completed at home or on-campus.

Four week campus programme (CT28)

Week 1-2: Orientation and instruction in Health: A Systems Perspective AND/OR Research for Nursing Practice. Each module caries 5 ECTS credits.

Week 3: An additional 15 hours online engagement completed at home or on-campus

Week 4: During this optional period you will undertake a short research project under the supervision of an establised School researcher.  Students can complete their research in one of three areas:

  • Nursing and Midwifery History
  • Protection of Older Persons
  • Professional Nursing Practice

Assessment

Students will complete the following:

  • Presentation
  • Written Assignment

Credit Transfer

The module Health: A systems perspective will carry 5 ECTS and the module Research for Nursing Practice will carry 5 or 10 ECTS.  We will provide full information to enable institutions to make decisions regarding the transfer of credits.  UCD will send an official transcript to your home institution at the end of the Summer School. 

Cultural and Social Programme

An essential element of the UCD Nursing Summer School is the opportunity for you to experience Irish society and culture through a wide variety of excursions and field trips in Dublin and across the island of Ireland. 

Activities typically include:

  • Wicklow Mountain Walk
  • Hurling Game
  • Dublin bay tour
  • Irish Dancing
  • Traditional Irish Music

Eligibility

The minimum GPA is 3.00. In addition to completing the UCD on-line application process, a standard form of identification i.e. copy of Passport, a transcript of academic record to date and letter of recommendation from an academic referee should be sent to Tracy Donohoe before the application deadline.

Applications

2015 Summer School start date:  Monday, 8th June 2015.  Applications can be made online.

Application Deadline and Fees

March 30th 2015

Programme Fees:  €1,250 per 5 Ects Module or €2,500 for 10 Ects Module.

Contact 

Ms Tracy Donohoe
UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems
UCD Health Sciences Centre
University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.
Tel: +353 1 716 6493
E-mail: tracy.donohoe@ucd.ie