Advanced Healthcare Practice MSc
1 to 3 years
Application Deadline: 20 July 2018
The MSc in Advanced Healthcare Practice is designed to enhance graduates’ critical thinking and develop evidence based practitioners as future leaders of effective services. Graduates will obtain in-depth knowledge of an area of Health Sciences to apply to their professional practice. From this MSc, graduates will be able to describe and appreciate the strengths and weaknesses of the current range of theory and research. They will reflect critically on their own and others’ learning styles and practice.
Students can register on a fulltime or part-time basis. Students must complete 6 - 8 taught modules, to include two core modules and 4-6 elective modules from the modules available, with a research thesis. The full-time option is completed over three academic semesters. In the flexible part-time option, students register for one, two or three modules per semester, with maximum period of registration being three years. Offering the programme in this way addresses the educational, professional, clinical and financial demands of the student, the employer and clinical service.
Depending on the module, the academic work may include classes, seminars, self-directed learning and/or e-learning, both on and off campus.
From the MSc, graduate will be able to describe and appreciate the strengths and weaknesses of the current range of theroy and research in their clinical field. They will reflect critically on their own and others' learning styles and practice. The end of the programme, graduates will have met the following programme learning outcomes:
Course Co Ordinator: Dr Pauline Boland
School of Allied Health
Health Sciences Building
University of Limerick
Tel: + 353 61 234301