Taught course

Nursing Studies

Institution
University of Limerick · Faculty of Education and Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements For entry to the BSc Nursing Studies programme all candidates must: * Be a Registered Nurse and provide evidence of registration with an appropriate Nursing/Midwifery Registration Board. * Be in possession of a primary Honours Bachelor Degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland). * Meet the English requirements, which are:Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the criteria below (no longer than two years prior to application):Student must hold 65% or above in English in Standard X and XII secondary examinations and University transcripts must state English is the medium of instruction If student does not satisfy the above they must hold either: * IELTS of 6.5 with no less than 6 in any component OR * Internet Based TOEFL of 80 or above or Paper Based TOEFL of 550 or above

Months of entry

September

Course content

Programme Content

Students undertake a total of nine modules as described below.

Semester 1: Health Research - Methods and Methodology, Principles of Primary and Community Care, Leading and Managing Caring Practice, Project Development Semester 2: Evidence Based Practice in Healthcare, Dissertation Project 1, Elective Modules:
Students will select two modules from a range of the following Elective Modules. Not all modules may be offered in any year: Health Promotion in Nursing/Midwifery Practice, Transcultural Care, Team Collaboration in Community Care, Pain Management in Clinical Practice Semester 3:
Dissertation Project 2

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Maureen O'Connor
Email
maureen.oconnor@ul.ie