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Advanced Research Methods
Course Code: INT64
Entry Requirements:

Applicants will normally be:

  1. A Registered Nurse on the Live Register held by An Bord Altranais.


  1. Working in a clinical area where they are able to develop skills relevant to their chosen module.


C.Working in the area of Health service/delivery in another capacity such as another health care professional/administrator/ manager or equivalent.


  1. A primary degree (min. 2.2, health science related) or evidence of rquivalent academic credits. Students who do not ahve the aforementioned will be required to provide evidence of their ability to study at post-graduate level.
  2. Students whose first language is not English will require a degree of fluency i the English language. An overall score of 6.5 i the IELTS Exam (see information on IELTS tests) is required.

 If you have not undertaken formal study for sometime and are concerned regarding your academic study and writing skills, you are strongly advised to undertake the access module (Academic Writing and Learning Skills Module - available through the Centre for Lifelong Learning) prior to attempting any stand alone module.


This module may also be relevant to non-clinical health services managers across acute and primary care areas.

Credits from stand alone modules can be accrued towards the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing Studies/Professional Studies or Healthcare Quality Studies).

Many of our stand-alone modules are delivered through blended learning/e-learning allowing you the option of studying at your own pace in your own home.



Tuesday, 22nd January 2019

Tuesday, 26th February 2019

Tuesday, 19th March 2019

Fees (euro):


Application Process:

To receive an Application Form, please contact Postgraduate Administrator below:

Charlotte Beech

Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies

St. Angela's College

Lough Gill


T: 071-9135613


Alternatively, you may download an Application Form.

Next Intake:

 January 2019

Closing Date: 2018-12-01

Programme Overview

This module focuses on developing further students' undergraduate understanding of the research process.  The module will equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to develop and prepare a detailed research proposal.  A wide range of research approaches; designs; methods of data collection and analysis will be critically evaluated so that the students gain an appreciation of the variety of methodologies available to study a wide range of health care issues.  The module will culminate in the development of a detailed research proposal.

Downloads & Other Information

Download Application Form For First Module


Download Application Form For Second and Subsequent Applications


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Mary Cooke
T: 071 9135602

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