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Nursing

The programme seeks to enable registered nurses to acquire the sophisticated knowledge, skills and decision-making abilities necessary to practice in dynamic healthcare environments. It is intended that graduates of this programme will be equipped to become leaders in their respective disciplines and to enhance nursing practice through their advanced research and critical thinking skills.

On completion of this course participants will be able to:
• Strengthen and develop their expertise in their area of practice through the use of enhanced knowledge, reflective skills and research-based practice.
• Devise, implement, and evaluate methods for improving the quality of nursing care and /or nurse education provided in Ireland.
• Exercise administrative and intellectual leadership in their profession and the disciplines contained within.
• Extend their skills in the critical evaluation of research reports and plan, conduct and evaluate research studies.

Course Structure
• A blended learning approach is utilised in the delivery of theoretical content, including lectures, group discussion, Blackboard and self-directed learning.

Entry requirements

• Registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or in the case of international applicants, be registered as a professional nurse who is entitled to practice as a qualified or registered nurse in their own country.
• An honors degree in nursing or a related discipline or equivalent professional and academic qualification.
• Or otherwise satisfy the course committee that they have the ability to complete and benefit from the course.

Documentation required to complete application
• Contact details of 2 academic referees
• Copies of academic transcripts from completed educational courses
• Copies of official awards (parchment) from completed educational courses
.

Duration

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

Further enquiries

Course Coordinator(s):
Caitriona NicPhilibin
Course Email(s): cnicphil@tcd.ie
Course Tel(s): 353 1 896 2691

Comment

Course Url: www.nursing-midwifery.tcd.ie/postgraduate/taught-masters/msc-nursing.php

Documentation required to complete application
Contact details of 2 academic referees
Copies of academic transcripts from completed educational courses
Copies of official awards (parchment) from completed educational courses

Assessment method

The assessment process used is a combination of written and online assessments.

Application date

Closing Date: 31st March 2017

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: September 2017

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