Nursing Studies - Year 1

University College Cork


Course Name Nursing Studies - Year 1
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MSCNS
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date - Not available for 2021/2022

CLOSING DATE - 11 June 2021

NON-EU CLOSING DATE - 11 June 2021
Application Date UCC is using a new application system for postgraduate courses from November 2020.

You will no longer need to use the Postgraduate Application Centre (PAC) application system (except in the case of the Postgraduate Masters in Education) to apply for a UCC course.

This course is Not available for 2021/2022
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Duration 1 Year part-time

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 1 year.
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Entry Requirements

Have a minimum of an honours primary degree (NFQ, Level 8) in Nursing, Midwifery or equivalent qualification approved by the College of Medicine and Health)

Hold professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Irel...


Expand+Course Practicalities
Year 1 is divided into two teaching semesters (September to December and January to April). Students will be required to attend classes one day per week (Note: If taking blended learning modules this requirement will be less. B...

Course Content

Expand+The MSc Nursing Studies aims to build on your existing knowledge and skills to enhance professional practice and support career development. The course has been designed to provide you with opportunities to act as a practice innovator and to demonstr...

Subjects Taught Year 2
MH6014 Advanced Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals (10 credits)
NU6073 Dissertation in Nursing (20 credits)

Further details on the modules listed above can be found in our book of modules. Any modules listed above are indicative of the current set of modules for this course but are subject to change from year to year.

University Calendar
You can find the full academic content for the current year of any given course in our University Calendar.
Assessment Method A range of continuous assessments are used across the modules. These include essays, oral presentations, reflective reports, practice innovation reports and professional portfolios.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
Many of our MSc graduates have achieved promotion during or soon after the completion of the course. In clinical practice for example, senior and advanced nursing posts increasingly require applicants to possess, or be working towards, masters-level qualifications.
Further Enquiries Dr Serena Fitzgerald
+ 353 21 490 1516

Sheila Hedderman
021 490 1560
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