Nursing Studies MSc From University of Limerick

Program Overview

The MSc Nursing Studies programme prepares and advances students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to become confident, critical, analytical and research aware graduates. The programme provides opportunities to explore research as evidence for enhancing and changing practice and aims to advance the student's aptitudes in becoming confident, analytical and research aware. 

Programme Learning Outcomes
 

  • Critically examine the knowledge and skills for problem solving, reflection and critical thinking, fundamental to professional development and advancing practice globally
  • Critically evaluate evidence informing  nursing practice in monitoring, co-ordinating and managing care across a variety of health care settings
  • Critically discuss national and international health strategies  in promoting, maintaining and restoring health and well-being
  • Demonstrate proficiency in written verbal and digital skills at individual and collaborative levels
  • Apply critical thinking skills and ethical decision-making required for advancing practice
  • Critically evaluate leadership and management theory and skills for working in collaborative teams in the provision of quality outcomes
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the research process
  • Demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning while fostering self-development and self-evaluation
  • Demonstrate the ability to undertake independent learning activities
  • Value the contribution of research in advancing practice in the provision of quality care
  • Critically review current innovations and developments in leading and managing change in practice
  • Apply the knowledge, attitude and skills to critically review research, audit findings and other evidence.
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  Location

LimerickIreland

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  Course Duration

12 Months

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  Tuition Fee

 17,300

 Score

IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 90

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Semester 1
 

  • Health Research – Methods & Methodology
  • Principles of Primary & Community Care
  • Leading & Managing Practice
  • Project Development & Study Skills


Semester 2
 

  • Promoting Quality & Safety in Healthcare
  • Dissertation Project 1


Elective Modules (2 Modules from the following)
 

  • Health Promotion in Nursing/Midwifery Practice
  • Intercultural Care
  • Therapeutic Engagement


Semester 3
 

  • Dissertation Project 2

Applicants for the MSc Nursing Studies programme must normally be in possession of:
 

  1. A first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a relevant or appropriate subject, or equivalent prior learning that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement.
  2. Candidates must be a registered nurse and provide evidence of a current registration with an appropriate Nursing/Midwifery Registration Board.
  3. The University reserves the right to shortlist and interview applicants as deemed necessary

Tuition Fees

These are based on ResidencyCitizenshipCourse requirements.

Review the three groups of criteria to determine your fee status as follows
 

  1. Residency
     
    • You must have been living in an EU/EEA member state or Switzerland for at least 3 of the 5 years before starting your course
       
  2. Citizenship
     
    • You must be a citizen of an EU/EEA member state or Switzerland or have official refugee status

The MSc Nursing Studies programme prepares and advances students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to become confident, critical, analytical and research aware graduates. The programme provides opportunities to explore research as evidence for enhancing and changing practice and aims to advance the student's aptitudes in becoming confident, analytical and research aware. The abilities to respond safely with sensitivity to the needs of individuals and families for local and international communities will be fostered in an articulate, proactive, innovative and collaborative way.

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