Nursing - Professional Nursing

The Masters of Science in Professional Nursing will be offered to qualified, experienced nurses who wish to develop their knowledge, skills and competencies. The programme provides the nurse with a broad based educational experience to practice at an advanced level incorporating key concepts such as advanced decision making, professional leadership, evidence based practice, professional ethics, research knowledge and skills.

Who Should Apply?
This programme is suitable for Registered Nurses.

Subjects taught

Course Content

Comprehensive Advanced Health Assessment: Integrate and synthesize knowledge of altered homeostasis
Develop skills in order to make accurate clinical judgements
Anatomical and physiological organ systems
Strategies for enhancing interdisciplinary collaboration

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
To be eligible for this programme applicants must: ? Be registered Nurse with NMBI

Be currently employed in health care provision

Hold a level 8 qualification *Applicants who do not have a level 8 qualification may apply for entry to the programme in accordance with the procedures outlined in the DkIT Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy.

Due to the blended learning delivery within this course students should have access to a PC / Mac, a headset with a mic, and a broadband internet connection from home, so as to be able to fully participate in the course.

Basic IT skills are essential to complete this programme.

Applicants may be interviewed

Application dates

Applications will open in late Spring 2023

You should apply using the DkIT Postgraduate Application form below. Applicants should include an up-to-date CV and a copy of professional body registration.

Please submit the following documents with your application and email them to

Completed Application Form
An up-to-date CV
Copy of Professional Body Registration


1 - 2 Years

Course Delivery
This programme will be delivered via a blend of face-to-face and online delivery.

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
The programme provides the nurse with a broad based educational experience to practice at an advanced level.

More details
  • Qualification letters


  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Part time

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