The MSc in Nursing is constructed within the context of health, nursing and educational policy developments. These are congruent with the health based strategies of the Department of Health, with the professional based strategies of Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann, the previous National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery, the educational based strategies of Quality and Qualification Ireland. The programme facilitates professional planning and leadership for participants within clinical practice, within management, research and/or education.
WHAT DOES THE PROGRAMME AIM TO ACHIEVE?
The aim of this MSc in Nursing is to develop postgraduates with an advanced level of theoretical knowledge, leadership and research skills in nursing. These skills will enable learners to become leaders in their designated fields of healthcare. The programme aims to enable graduates to provide expert knowledge in shaping current and future changes in nursing and health care services.
HOW IS THE PROGRAMME DELIVERED?
Delivery of the programme includes a blend of keynote lectures, learner led seminars, self-directed independent learning and interactive learning. Nurse participants will learn with, from and about other professionals through shared modules.
WHAT FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE?
All relevant Institute facilities are available together with the purpose built Sólás building which has excellent discussion and lecture rooms, practical skills suites, interpersonal skills, and computing laboratories. Blackboard and Facebook discussion boards and web-based reusable learning objects contribute to evolving and dynamic teaching and learning facilities at the Institute. A wide range of library facilities and database access provide the information resources for successful course completion.