Dublin City University

Higher Diploma in Children's Nursing

About Program

This course is delivered by academic and clinical leaders in the field of paediatrics, and you are guaranteed employment as a registered children’s nurse nationally and internationally upon completion of the programme .
As you are already registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI), you will bring your existing theoretical knowledge and clinical experience to the course which will be enhanced and built upon throughout your studies. We aim to foster a mindset of lifelong learners and appreciate that you already have that philosophy as you are pursuing further career development.
All you need for a career in paediatrics
During the course, you’ll gain extensive clinical exposure alongside evidence based theoretical knowledge and skills, ensuring you’ll feel confident to work in any paediatric healthcare setting worldwide. Our curriculum is developed in line with the NMBI Standards and Requirements for Post-Registration programmes and based on the principles of cyclical and continuous learning.
Every graduate is guaranteed to find employment once they have completed this course. Possible career pathways include working in public or private healthcare settings, occupational health or education, either in Ireland or abroad. You may also opt to continue your professional education to Master’s and PhD level.
Qualified nurses who undertake the Higher Diploma in Children's Nursing course have greater opportunities in the vast area of public and private healthcare at home and abroad. You may also opt to continue your professional education to Master’s level.

Career Areas
DCU graduates are highly sought after by employers. Our Graduates work in environments ranging from large multinationals to SMEs, family businesses and start-ups across every sector.
DCU Careers Service has a number of learning and development initiatives in place for our students, giving them the skills they need for a successful career path.
Go to our Careers site to find out more about career planning, our mentorship programme, skills development and online resources for students when working on CVs and making applications.
Career Titles

Children's Nurse
Community Nurse
General Nurse

Syarat Pendaftaran

  • English Language Proficiency
    • TOEFL : 92
    • IELTS : 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any one component)
    • PTE Academic : 63 (with a minimum of 59 in all components)


Common documents
Academic Transcript
High School Certificate
Required for final assessment of the Institution
English Proficiency Certificate

Jenjang Pendidikan

4 Years Diploma (D4)


Medicine and Health Sciences

Masa Studi

Full Time (1 year)

Biaya Pendidikan

EUR 11,700/tahun

Intake Batas pendaftaran
Sep -
Jan -
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DCU aims to develop students through the provision of innovative degree programmes and a vibrant student life. This places students in prime position for employment opportunities and DCU rates as the top university in Ireland for graduate employment rate and 23rd globally (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2022). The university is also committed to making a positive impact on society, including climate action, sustainability, and health and wellbeing. These were elements that were noted when DCU was ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide for the contribution that it has made to society, based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Dublin has frequently been cited as one of the best student cities and a top city in which to work. DCU has three campuses all in close proximity to the heart of Dublin. Each campus has a unique atmosphere and community, that greatly contributes to a holistic student life. Students have access to world-class facilities, excellent student support, and great transport links. DCU is a dynamic institution committed to transforming the lives of students and society through innovation, research, and education.


Dublin City University (DCU) is world renowned for the quality of its teaching, learning environment, research, and innovation.

The QS World University Rankings rates DCU as one of the best young universities on the planet and Times Higher Education places the university in the top 100 young universities.

The university is noted for its excellent student to academic staff ratio, which is the best in Ireland.

Biaya studi per tahun mulai dari

EUR 9,500





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