Taught course

Clinical Health Sciences Education

Institution
Trinity College Dublin - the University of Dublin · School of Nursing and Midwifery
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Entry Requirement for interdisciplinary healthcare applicants include: registration as a health services professional with the appropriate body and working in a relevant area; an honours degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional and academic qualifications and a minimum of three years full-time recent clinical experience practice or equivalent since registration. This experience must be where learners are undertaking placements. Entry Requirement for nursing and midwifery applicants: active registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland; an honours degree in Nursing or Midwifery and have a minimum of three years full-time recent clinical nursing practice or equivalent since registration. This experience must be where student nurses or midwives are undertaking placements. It is the student’s responsibility to secure all teaching hours prior to commencing the course (80 Classroom teaching hours and 20 Clinical teaching hours). Applicants are required to confirm their teaching arrangements in writing with their application. Students who already hold a M.Sc. may opt to take the educational modules only in year one and be awarded a P.Grad. Dip. in CHSE. Successful completion of the M.Sc. CHSE will allow nursing and midwifery students to apply for registration as a nurse tutor with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. Nursing and midwifery students who wish to be eligible to apply for registration as a nurse tutor with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland must complete an additional module (NU7004 or NU7203) as well as the other education and research modules. Nursing and midwifery students who already hold a masters degree and who wish to be eligible to apply for registration as a RNT may be required to take an additional module (NU7004 or NU7203) if their masters degree is in a discipline other than nursing/midwifery. Applications are made online at: www.tcd.ie/courses/ postgraduate/az. 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 and written confirmation of teaching arrangements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The M.Sc. in CHSE offers suitably qualified health care
practitioners an opportunity to develop their skills in teaching,
assessment, curriculum design, development, evaluation
and research. The student teachers on this course learn these
skills in both stimulated and professional practice contexts
which are underpinned by the philosophy of interdisciplinary
learning. This results in teachers who are thoughtful, critical
and more importantly prepared for the challenges of teaching
within higher education. Students are required to maintain a
portfolio throughout the course and are required to complete
100 hours of teaching practice (80 hours classroom teaching
and 20 hours clinical teaching).
The programme takes place over two years on a part-time
basis. A blended learning approach is utilised in the delivery
of theoretical content, including lectures, group discussion,
Blackboard and self-directed learning. The assessment
process used is a combination of written and practical
assignments. In year one, students develop their knowledge
and skills in health sciences education while year two
concentrates on research and the completion of dissertation.

Information for international students

http://www.tcd.ie/international/

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Ms Anita Malzone
Email
nursing.midwifery@tcd.ie
Phone
+353-1-896 3892