Nursing MSc | Graduate School, University of Limerick

Nursing MSc

Education & Health Sciences:Nursing MSc

Nursing MSc
2 Years  Full- Time
Course Closed


Application Deadline:  TBC

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


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