The MSc Palliative Care programme is an interdisciplinary programme designed to enhance your existing knowledge and skills in caring for patients with life limiting illness. Possessing this enhanced level of expertise will enable you to: become a valuable member of the multidisciplinary team providing palliative care and further enhance the care provided to patients in your current area of practice who have a range of complex symptoms that need impeccable assessment and management.
To create an interdisciplinary learning environment in which students are encouraged to critically reflect on, evaluate and implement where possible, evidence-based practice to the enhancement of palliative care practice, research, and policy
To develop academic and clinical leaders who embody the values, principles and philosophy of palliative care for the future progression of contemporary health care in Ireland
To promote innovation in inter-disciplinary learning, translation of theory into practice and enhancement of palliative care for patients, their families, the wider healthcare team and society.
This is a one (academic) year programme, broken down into two semesters. Assessments are varied (assignments and completion of a Dissertation).
You will complete two modules in total (additional 30 credits added to Grad Dip):
NMHS42660 Advanced Research Methods Applied to Healthcare (Semester 1)
NMHS43320 Dissertation (Semester 1 & 2)