Education & Health Sciences:Nursing MSc
The overall aim of the MSc in Nursing/Midwifery is to provide registered nurses/midwives with the opportunity to develop and enhance their knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to care for patients/clients to the highest professional standards across the health care continuum. The modules offered are grounded in a body of evidence-based knowledge that promotes excellence in nursing/midwifery practice.
On completion of the programme the student will be able to:
- Critically evaluate evidence underpinning and informing nursing/midwifery practice.
- Demonstrate the knowledge required for advancing nursing/midwifery practice.
- Critically examine the knowledge and skills of; reflection, critical thinking and analysis fundamental to the development and advancement of nursing/midwifery practice.
- Critically review current innovations and developments in promoting quality and safety in healthcare.
- Apply critical thinking and ethical decision-making skills required for advancing nursing/midwifery practice.
- Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the research process.
- Critically evaluate leadership and management strategies for collaborative working in care provision.
- Demonstrate the ability to undertake independent learning activities in supporting personal and professional development.
- Demonstrate the ability of self-evaluation and appraisal.
Dr. Owen Doody, Course Director, Postgraduate Programmes
Department of Nursing and Midwifery
Telephone: 00 353 61 213367, Mobile: 00 353 86 8379781