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Nursing & Midwifery - Research

PhD & MSc (Research)
PhD/Masters (Research), Major Award Levels, 10 and 9 respectively

Research supervision is available for applicants who wish to complete a post graduate research degree at PhD (level 10, NFQ) or masters level of learning (level 9, NFQ).

The staff of the School and Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery are currently involved in a number of multi-disciplinary / agency research studies.

Support is also available for students who wish to prepare grant proposals for funding through the Health Research Board or other funding agencies.

The RCSI School of Nursing and Midwifery is Ireland's only exclusive post graduate Nursing and Midwifery School and is dedicated to developing the practice, educational and research capabilities of ambitious Nurses and Midwives.

We Offer

Excellent, flexible supervision
Supportive learning environment
Top class research training
Clear pathway to completion
Opportunities for teaching experience
Competitive fees
Ideal city centre location with easy access

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Upper second class (2.1) honours degree.

IELTS (or equivalent) English language score > 6.5.

Assessment method

Student Assessment
Thesis and Viva Voce as appropriate

Application date

Application and registration for Masters (Research) and PhD's is made through the School of Post Graduate Studies.

Prior to application, the prospective student should contact the School of Nursing and Midwifery for advice with regards to their research proposal.

Application forms
Interested applicants should contact Dr. Declan Patton (01 402 2184) declanpatton@rcsi.ie

Research areas

The staff of the School and Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery are currently involved in a number of multi-disciplinary/agency research studies. Further information on these is available in the Staff Profiles section

If you wish to complete a PhD or MSc (Research)in any of the following areas please contact:

Dr Declan Patton
E declanpatton@rcsi.ie
T 01-4022184

Wounds and Tissues viability
Older people
Mental Health
Educational Leadership
Paediatrics

Course fee

Course Fees are available on request.

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