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This masters is aimed at nurses and midwives in all areas of their professional responsibilities and is designed to empower you to shape the future of your practice. The combination of modules in this programme will equip you with personal, professional and interpersonal knowledge and skills needed to manage, challenge and develop your nursing or midwifery role.

This programme offers you the opportunity to refl ect on current health and social care practice and to explore your professional role within that. You will develop an advanced level of theoretical knowledge, leadership and research skills, refl ecting opportunities for advancement in practice, management, research and/or education. This programme is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland and Quality and Qualifi cations Ireland.

Entry requirements

Registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland and Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nursing or an allied subject at second class honours or equivalent.


1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.

Number of credits


Careers or further progression

Nursing and associated discipline Doctoral or PhD study.

Further enquiries

Ms. Geardina Harnett
Head of Department of Nursing and Health Care Sciences
T: +353 (0)66 719 1695

Subjects taught

Research Methodology and Project Design
Evidence Based Professional Practice
Nursing Theory
Transforming Professional Practice through Reflection
Ethical Judgement in Professional Leadership
Quality Improvement and Governance in Health & Social Care
Dissertation Project

Application date

Application Closing Date: 4th August 2017

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Course fee

€6,735 (please note fees quoted are for the academic year 16/17 only and subject to annual review). Please visit for details of tax relief opportunities.

Enrolment and start dates

Apply to IT Tralee.

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