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Healthcare Practice & Research - Advanced

Your course
This MSc aims to develop your capacity to take a leadership role in relation to teaching healthcare students. The programme will empower participants to become competent and self-directed clinical educators, and will provide opportunities to advance their skills in teaching, assessment and research in the clinical context.

Students will become skilled role models in the implementation of high quality educational environments to enhance practice for educators, students and clients.

Participant will also advance capacity to research in their chosen clinical field of specialism. There is an increased emphasis on evidence-based practice within healthcare professions. The aims of this MSc are also to develop learners with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to use and contribute to evidence-based practice and to enable them to take a leadership role in designing and implementing research to support best practice.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements
Hold a degree in a professional healthcare course with eligibility for CORU registration (minimum Second Class Honours degree required).

Duration

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

Careers or further progression

Career opportunities
On completion of this MSc, you will be well positioned to pursue senior, specialist and managerial posts within the HSE and voluntary agencies. You may also choose to pursue opportunities in academic teaching. The interdisciplinary learning environment will equip you with new and innovative ways of working in our challenging healthcare system.

Further enquiries

Laura Loftus
T: +353 91 495 470
E: laura.loftus@nuigalway.ie

Dr Ruth Mc Menamin
T: +353 91 495 470
E: ruth.mcmenamin@nuigalway.ie

Comment

3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
1. On this course you will learn to critically appraise, design and implement evidence-based clinical teaching approaches and methods.

2. You will become skilled at assessment methodology and its impact on the learner and the learning environment

3. Students will critically appraise, design and manage a piece of semi-independent research.

Application date

CLOSING DATE: 31 July 2017.

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