Nursing - Perioperative Care
The overall aim of the MSc Nursing (Perioperative Care) programme is to provide registered nurses with the opportunity to develop and enhance specialist level knowledge and skills in the area of perioperative nursing care. A key goal of this programme is to prepare nurses for the challenges of leading and delivering specialist perioperative care.
• Health Research – Methods & Methodology
• Theoretical Principles of Perioperative Nursing
• Clinical Practicum 1
• Promoting Quality and Safety in Health Care
• Managing and Co-ordinating Perioperative Nursing
• Clinical Practicum 2
• Dissertation 1
• Dissertation 2
A registered nurse on the current register of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
Be engaged in practice as a registered nurse for at least one year
Students would normally possess a primary degree (Minimum 2.2) or show evidence of recognized prior learning (RPL) as outlined in the (RPL) policy of the University and Department of Nursing and Midwifery
Students are required to be working in a perioperative setting for the duration of the programme
The MSc in Nursing (Perioperative Care) will be offered as a full-time programme but taken on a part-time basis over two years with the option of an exit award on completion of year 1 (Graduate Diploma). Students can also opt to progress to year two for the MSc award having attained a minimum QCA of 2.00 at the end of year one.
Garda Clearance is also required for this programme.
Standard Degree Applicants/ Include with your application
Full degree transcript and certificates/awards
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland current registration certificate
Clinical Practice Environment Self-Assessment Audit Declaration
Copy of birth certificate or passport page
If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice
If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
English language competency certificate
Recognized Prior Learning Applicants/ who do not meet standard entry requirements / Include with your application
Copy of birth certificate( Long Document)/Passport
Copy of current Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland registration certificate
1000 word typed Recognized Prior Learning Statement
Copies of all certificates or diploma's as part of prior learning to date
2 years full-time.
Start Date: 09/Sep/2019
Post Course Info
Successful completion of year one of the Masters in Nursing (Perioperative Care) programme (Graduate Diploma award) will provide students with the academic qualifications required to be considered eligible for clinical nurse specialist posts. The MSc award on successful completion of year 2 will provide students with the academic qualifications required to be considered eligible for advanced practice posts.