Taught course

Nursing Studies

University of Limerick · Faculty of Education and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants for the MSc Nursing Studies programme must normally be in possession of:
  • A first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a relevant or appropriate subject, or equivalent prior learning that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement.
  • Candidates must be a registered nurse and provide evidence of a current registration with an appropriate Nursing/Midwifery Registration Board.
  • The University reserves the right to shortlist and interview applicants as deemed necessary.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Nursing Studies programme prepares and advances students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to become confident, critical, analytical and research aware graduates. The programme provides opportunities to explore research as evidence for enhancing and changing practice and aims to advance the student's aptitudes in becoming confident, analytical and research aware.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Kathleen Markey
353 61 234355