Nursing - Clinical Practice
MSc Nursing (Clinical Practice)
Who is the programme for?
This programme is designed for holders of Level 9 Graduate Diploma (Specialist area) or Level 9 Higher Diploma (Specialist Area) who wish to deepen and broaden their knowledge and expertise in order to act as clinical leaders in nursing or midwifery.
We aim to provide you with advanced research knowledge and skills.
What will I learn?
You will sharpen your analytical and critical thinking and develop knowledge and skills that will help you assume a leadership role in clinical care.
How will I benefit?
The programme will enhance your career prospects and give you the building blocks for lifelong self-directed learning. It will provide you with the key knowledge and skills to innovate and lead in your area of practice.
A wide a range of diverse and student-cantered teaching methods are used. Blackboard a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) that supports online learning and teaching is used extensively. Students attend multidisciplinary lectures and tutorials. The programme is focused on nursing as professional discipline and research skills to enable students to be even more effective nurses, change agents and leaders in the workplace.
Who should apply?
Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No
This programme is designed for holders of Level 9 Graduate Diploma (Specialist area) who wish to deepen and broaden their knowledge and expertise in order to act as clinical leaders in nursing or midwifery. Holders of level 8 Higher Diplomas should contact the School to discuss their options.
This is a one (academic) year programme, delivered over 2 trimesters.
NMHS 44020 Evidence synthesis and translation (30 credit module)
- Applicants must be registered as a nurse on a live register
- Applicants must be employed in clinical practice/management while undertaking the programme
- Experience in management is desirable
- Hold a Level 9 Graduate Diploma or Level 9 Higher Diploma in Nursing
Academic Transcripts including date and grading of Degree award (non UCD only)
Current photocopy of NMBI registration and PIN
Copy of Birth Certificate or Personal Pages of Passport (non UCD only)
Professional Reference Form
Evidence of proficiency in English language (applicants whose first language is not English)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL may be granted in respect of individual modules if applicants can demonstrate that the modules' learning outcomes have been achieved through prior credentialled or experiential learning. In some cases, where an applicant does not meet the prerequisites for entry to a programme, an RPL application may be considered. Further information can be found in respect of this here.
How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MSc Nursing Clinical Practice PT (X701)
Duration 1 Years
Attend Part Time
* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
This is a one (academic) year programme, broken down into three semesters. Assessments are varied and occur at intervals throughout and at the end of the semesters.
1 year part-time.
Next Intake: September 2020.
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Careers/where can I go?
With your newly developed management and leadership skills, you can work in a health care environment in a number of areas including:
Human Resource Management