Postgraduate Science and Health Courses
The MSc in Child and Family Health and Wellbeing will appeal to recent graduates, early and mid-career professionals who work with, or who aspire to work with children, young people and their families in various capacities. The programme is suitable to individuals from across different disciplines, including, but not limited to, children’s nurses and other nursing disciplines, allied health and social care professionals, and related areas such as those working in community, voluntary and non-governmental organisations.
The programme aims to deepen the knowledge, skills and…Find out more
The MSc in Specialist Nursing / Midwifery for Future Healthcare is a new blended delivery national programme which will prepare nurses / midwives for specialist clinical and managerial roles. Theoretical modules will be delivered primarily online, and the programme also has a significant practice based component which will be delivered through a supervised clinical practicum combined with tutorials.
It is unique in that it offers new dedicated specialist pathways in response to contemporary issues arising in Irish healthcare. It will prepare students from public and private…Find out more
The core curriculum of this programme, delivered by an interdisciplinary group of experts, gives students the knowledge, skillsets and experiences required to understand and influence health and social inclusion in Ireland and abroad. Topic areas include:
- Frameworks and strategies for tackling health inequities and social exclusion
- Leadership, management and innovation in health and social care practice
- Health promotion for marginalised populations
- Research methods and programme evaluation
Many of our students are based in healthcare or…Find out more
The programme is free to eligible post-primary teachers and is fully funded by the Department of Education and Skills as part of the national strategy to support the implementation of STEM education and improve standards in physics education in post-primary schools by increasing the numbers of qualified teachers of physics.
Application Review Process
- Once the application deadline has passed, applications will be reviewed by a selection panel chaired by the Programme Chair.
- Consistent with the terms of HEA funding, eligible…
The aim of the MSc in Elite Sport Performance is to provide an opportunity for postgraduate study to appropriately qualified early-career sport professionals across relevant sport performance disciplines (e.g., sport science and coaching) and to acquire advanced subject knowledge in this field. We will offer candidates the opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary study that allows them to investigate issues in elite sport performance.
The MSc in Elite Sport Performance enables the development of both broad and specific knowledge bases in sport performance. The interdisciplinarity…Find out more
This course has been designed to:
Update and upgrade the knowledge, understanding and skills of graduates who are interested in pursuing or are currently working in the Biopharmaceutical industry.
Retrain graduates working in related disciplines, by providing advanced level modules in the theory, analysis design and practical methodology of the rapidly evolving subjects that are associated with this sector.
Part-time students: Part-time students can complete the course anytime within a four year period, however we recommend that you take…Find out more
The aims of the programme are:
To open up advanced career opportunities for graduates of traditional mathematics courses
To give specialists in other numerate disciplines (e.g. engineers, scientists or economists) the opportunity to deepen their understanding of mathematics and to master powerful modern mathematical techniques
To achieve these aims it is intended:
To introduce relevant problems and to explain the…
The course involves three main strands: Astrophysics, Relativity, and Computational Science and Data Analysis. All topics are covered in the first semester of the course, laying the foundations for development of these topics in the second semester. The course allows students to specialise in either General Relativity or Astrophysics.
Specialising in General Relativity allows you to study both astrophysical and fundamental physical properties of Black Holes, including gravitational collapse, the laws of black hole mechanics and Hawking radiation. You…Find out more
This course is a one-year, intensive, full-time MSc, which has been fully accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland. Classes are timetabled for between 20-30 hours per week each semester. This course covers the key mandatory areas of psychology including:
- Biological Bases of behaviour
- Developmental and Lifespan Psychology
- Social Psychology
- Personality and Individual Difference
- Cognitive Psychology
- Research Design and Methods…
The 90-credit programme is offered on both a one-year full-time and two-year part-time basis.
The full-time commitment is between two and two and a half days on campus per week (Monday and Tuesday*) for one year. In addition, all students are expected to attend a week-long Spring School on the DCU Glasnevin campus, usually held in March*.
The part-time commitment is one…Find out more
This course will:
- provide students with the opportunity to gain a breadth of knowledge and experience in different therapeutic modalities.
- develop an in-depth knowledge of an Integrative approach to Psychotherapy.
- stimulate students to become reflective practitioners who are sensitive to and led by the needs of the client.
- equip students with the knowledge, common factor skills and core competencies to enable them to establish a good working alliance and practise safely and effectively as psychotherapists.
- provide a stimulating inquiry based…
Our strategic aim for this programme is to provide the first Irish Level 9, taught programme in Sexuality and Sexual Health Education. The objectives are to:
Train a generation of educators in sexuality and sexual health
Elaborate on sexuality-related literary, artistic and cultural discourses
Advocate for the implementation and where necessary the creation of social policy on sexuality, sexual health education, and sexual education promotion in relation to human…
Our strategic aim for this programme is to provide the first Irish Level 9, taught programme in Relationships and Sexuality Education for people with Intellectual Disability. The objectives are to:
Train a generation of educators in friendships, relationships, sexuality and sexual health for people with intellectual disability across the lifespan
Elaborate on sexuality-related literary, artistic and cultural discourses
Advocate for the implementation and where necessary the …
The programme comprises of both research and taught elements. Modules 1 - 4 comprise modules (60 ECTS) that critically reflect on theories and practice of sport performance, develop an advance understanding of research methodologies and skills, and provide students an opportunity to relate this knowledge and understanding to their own applied and professional context. Module 5, the DProfElite (Sport) Thesis (180 ECTS), involves the completion of a research project and thesis.
The taught elements of the programme will be delivered…Find out more
The structure of the Grad Cert award will comprise 30 credits. Students will undertake three modules in total: two 10 credit core modules and one 10 credit option module. Aimed at busy professionals wishing to study part-time, the programme offers two pathways of study (determined by their clinical work setting):
Pathway 1 offers three specialist, clinically focused modules of interest to those working with dermatology clients including those requiring minor surgical skin procedures. It offers candidates with a special interest in skin conditions, the opportunity to build…
The objectives of the course are to enable candidates to acquire:
- The capacity to integrate an advanced understanding of the best available and emerging research evidence and subjective personal inquiry to develop theory and inform innovative practice developments, including the use of technology
- A unique and in depth portfolio of transferable competencies to advance the field of psychotherapy practice, supervision, education, training and research
- Skills to complete an original and innovative research study that makes a significant…