Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Integrated Care

The Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Social Care in GMIT Mayo offers a range of courses in Nursing, Applied Social Care and Early Childhood Education and Care.

Our courses:

  • Attract students who wish to work in a caring and supportive environment

  • Combine academic study with hands-on practical experience

  • Are delivered in a supportive learning environment both on campus and in placement sites

Career Opportunities:

Nursing, social care and early childhood education and care students have many opportunities that lead to challenging and rewarding careers.

  • Nursing students are trained to work in hospitals, day centres, clinics, community services, and in specialist services such as intensive care, accident and emergency, addictions, cognitive behaviour therapy and in peoples’ own homes

  • Students of applied social care are trained to work in a wide variety of work areas such as social care settings, youth work, childcare, working with people with disabilities, community development and interpersonal services

  • Early childhood education and are students are provided with the skills and competencies required for autonomous working practice in early childhood education and care.

Courses offered

Level Title Award Type Course type Location
Applied Social Care Level 8 Applied Social Care Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Undergraduate Mayo
Early Childhood Education and Care Level 8 Early Childhood Education and Care Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Undergraduate Mayo
Applied Social Care Level 7 Applied Social Care Bachelor of Arts Undergraduate Mayo
Early Childhood Education and Care Level 7 Early Childhood Education and Care Bachelor of Arts Undergraduate Mayo
General Nursing Level 8 General Nursing Bachelor of Science (Honours) Undergraduate Mayo
Psychiatric Nursing Level 8 Psychiatric Nursing Bachelor of Science (Honours) Undergraduate Mayo
Acute Medicine (SPA) Level 8 Acute Medicine (SPA) Certificate Professional/CPD Mayo
Applied Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory Practice Level 9 Applied Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory Practice Certificate Professional/CPD Mayo
Building Digital Healthcare Communities Level 8 Building Digital Healthcare Communities Certificate Professional/CPD, Springboard+ Mayo
eHealth Level 8 eHealth Certificate Mayo
Nursing in Procedural Sedation Level 9 Nursing in Procedural Sedation Certificate Professional/CPD Mayo
Peer Support Practice Level 8 Peer Support Practice Certificate Professional/CPD Mayo
Palliative and End of Life Care Level 9 Palliative and End of Life Care Certificate Professional/CPD Mayo
School Age Childcare Level 7 School Age Childcare Diploma Professional/CPD Mayo
Early Childhood Education and Care Level 6 Early Childhood Education and Care Higher Certificate in Arts Undergraduate Mayo
Applied Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory Practice Level 9 Applied Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory Practice Master of Science Postgraduate, Professional/CPD Mayo
Palliative and End of Life Care Level 9 Palliative and End of Life Care Master of Science Postgraduate, Professional/CPD Mayo
Quality and Safety in Healthcare Level 9 Quality and Safety in Healthcare Master of Science Postgraduate, Professional/CPD Mayo
Quality and Safety in Social Care Level 9 Quality and Safety in Social Care Master of Science Postgraduate, Professional/CPD Mayo
Palliative and End of Life Care Level 9 Palliative and End of Life Care Postgraduate Diploma in Science Postgraduate, Professional/CPD Mayo
Quality and Safety (Health and Social Care) Level 9 Quality and Safety (Health and Social Care) Postgraduate Diploma in Science Postgraduate Mayo