Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Integrated Care

This Department offers a range of courses in Early Childhood Education and Care, General Nursing, Mental Health Nursing and a range of postgraduate programmes for professionals who wish to further enhance their skills, knowledge and career opportunities.

Our range of Nursing programmes:

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

  • Combine academic study with hands-on practical nursing/healthcare experience

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

Our range of Early Childhood Education programmes.

  • Prepares students for professional practice and leadership in early childhood education and care. 

  • Emphasises that early childhood experiences are fundamental for lifelong development and educational experience.

  • Engage in teaching and learning experiences that promote child-centred, high quality early childhood education delivered by a professional and dedicated workforce.

 

Career Opportunities
Students have many opportunities that lead to challenging and rewarding careers.

Nursing
Nursing Graduates are qualified to work in hospitals, day centres, clinics, community services, and in specialist services such as intensive care, accident and emergency, addictions, cognitive behaviour therapy & health management and practice development.

Early Childhood Education and Care
Graduates from  Early Childhood Education are equipped with knowledge, expertise and professional experience that prepares for professional practice and leadership roles within the early childhood sector both locally and internationally in private, public and voluntary organisations.

Courses offered

Level Title Award Type Course type Location
Applied Leadership and Management in Social Care Level 9 Applied Leadership and Management in Social Care Master of Science Postgraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Applied Leadership and Management in the Public Sector Level 9 Applied Leadership and Management in the Public Sector Master of Science Postgraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Nursing in Procedural Sedation Level 9 Nursing in Procedural Sedation Certificate Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Palliative and End of Life Care Level 9 Palliative and End of Life Care Master of Science Postgraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Palliative and End of Life Care Level 9 Palliative and End of Life Care Postgraduate Diploma in Science Postgraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Palliative and End of Life Care Level 9 Palliative and End of Life Care Certificate Postgraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Quality and Safety (Health and Social Care) Level 9 Quality and Safety (Health and Social Care) Postgraduate Diploma in Science Postgraduate Mayo
Quality and Safety in Healthcare Level 9 Quality and Safety in Healthcare Master of Science Postgraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Quality and Safety in Social Care Level 9 Quality and Safety in Social Care Master of Science Postgraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Acute Medicine (SPA) Level 8 Acute Medicine (SPA) Certificate Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Building Digital Healthcare Communities Level 8 Building Digital Healthcare Communities Certificate Professional Development/CPD, Springboard+ Mayo
Early Childhood Education and Care Level 8 Early Childhood Education and Care Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Undergraduate Mayo
eHealth Level 8 eHealth Certificate Professional Development/CPD Mayo
General Nursing Level 8 General Nursing Bachelor of Science (Honours) Undergraduate Mayo
Nursing (Add-on) Level 8 Nursing (Add-on) Bachelor of Science Undergraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Psychiatric Nursing Level 8 Psychiatric Nursing Bachelor of Science (Honours) Undergraduate Mayo
Early Childhood Education and Care Level 7 Early Childhood Education and Care Bachelor of Arts Undergraduate Galway City, Dublin Road, Mayo
School Age Childcare Level 7 School Age Childcare Diploma Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Early Childhood Education and Care Level 6 Early Childhood Education and Care Higher Certificate in Arts Undergraduate Mayo

Dr Maura Fitzsimons
Head of Department Nursing, Health Science & Integrated Care
Email:  maura.fitzsimons@gmit.ie
Tel:  094 9043264