MSc in Nursing (non-EU applicants)

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 24 months

  • Start dates: September

  • Duration: 1 year

  • Level 9 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From 18,130 € / year

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The Master of Nursing for Non-EU Applicants is a full-time program (i.e. 90 credits) taken for 12 months from the date of the first enrollment (which begins in September of each year). It is designed to provide a master’s degree to students from outside of Ireland and the EU (i.e. applicants from outside the EU) and from a variety of different nursing backgrounds.

The program is not clinical and includes only theoretical modules.

Program results

Upon successful completion of the non-clinical pathway, students should be able to:

  • exercise greater personal and professional competence through responsibility and autonomy in professional practice; </ li>
  • practice with a greater understanding of the research base, ethical, socio-political and professional foundations of nursing / midwifery and health care;
  • demonstrate higher levels of judgment in nursing / midwifery practice through the generation of nursing knowledge to the innovative practice of nursing and midwifery;
  • act as innovators and leaders in a chosen area and contribute to the development of best practices and practices;
  • teach others from a broad and deep knowledge base, derived from critical reflection on the practice of nursing and the development of a critical investigation of the disciplinary knowledge base in nursing and midwifery.

Program structure

Students earn 90 credits as follows:

  • Research Methods (10 credits)

  • Ethics for specialized practice (5 credits)

  • Clinical examination skills (10 credits)

  • Advanced Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals (10 credits)

  • Improving Nursing and Midwifery Practice (10 credits)

  • Wound care for health professionals (5 credits)

  • Medical and surgical nursing of people with cardiorespiratory problems (10 credits)

  • Personal and professional portfolio (10 credits)

  • Nursing Dissertation (20 credits)

Admission requirements

Applicants for the Master of Nursing for applicants outside the EU must:

  • Have an active record in a division of the professional record maintained by the Board of Nursing / Statutory Body in your own country.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in nursing or have a postgraduate / graduate diploma in the relevant area of nursing.
  • IELTS 6.5, with no less than 6.5 in any component (or its internationally recognized equivalent).

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