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MSc

How long you will study
1 Years

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full-time

Course starts
September

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About Nursing (Non-EU Applicants) at University College Cork

Overview

The MSc in Nursing for Non-EU applicants can be taken full-time programme (i.e. 90 credits) over 12 months from the date of first registration (commencing in September of each year). It is designed to provide students from outside Ireland and EU (i.e. non-EU applicants) and from a range of different nursing backgrounds with a Masters degree including the option to prepare as clinical nursing specialist or advanced nurse practitioners.

The Programme comprises three pathways:

1. Advanced Nursing Practice

2. Clinical Specialist Nursing

3. Non-clinical (theory modules only)

Course Details

PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

There are objectives specific to each pathway.

Advanced Nursing Practice:

On successful completion of this programme pathway, students should be able to:

practise as a learned member of the multidisciplinary team in the delivery of quality healthcare for individuals and families within an advanced area with greater insights into the research-base, ethical, and professional underpinnings of nursing/midwifery and healthcare in their country of practice

demonstrate high levels of judgement in the practice of nursing/midwifery through the generation of knowledge for innovative nursing or midwifery practice

  • act as innovators and leaders in a chosen area and contribute to practice development and best practice
  • teach others from a broad and in-depth knowledge base, derived from critical reflection on practice and the development of critical inquiry of disciplinary knowledge base in nursing or midwifery
  • enhance advanced nursing or midwifery practice through the application of well-assimilated knowledge and clinical skills;
  • exercise accountability and autonomy within the clinical and professional boundaries of the role of advanced nurse/midwife practitioners;
  • promote excellence in assessment and implementation of research based practice, within agreed inter-disciplinary protocols in advanced practice areas of nursing or midwifery
  • evaluate the effectiveness of individual outcomes against advanced practice intervention plans for individuals and families in their area of practice
  • synthesise health related issues for the development of intervention/service responses appropriate to the needs of individuals and families in their advanced area of practice

Clinical Specialist Nursing

On successful completion of this programme pathway, students should be able to:

  • practise as a learned member of the multidisciplinary team in the delivery of quality healthcare for individuals and families across a variety of contexts with greater insights into the research-base, ethical, and professional underpinnings of nursing/midwifery and healthcare in in their country of practice
  • demonstrate high levels of judgement in the practice of nursing/midwifery through the generation of knowledge for innovative nursing or midwifery practice
  • act as innovators and leaders in a chosen area and contribute to practice development and best practice
  • teach others from a broad and in-depth knowledge base, derived from critical reflection on practice and the development of critical inquiry of disciplinary knowledge base in nursing or midwifery
  • enhance specialist nursing or midwifery practice through the application of well-assimilated knowledge and clinical skills;
  • exercise accountability and autonomy within the clinical and professional boundaries of the role of nursing or midwifery;
  • promote excellence in assessment and implementation of research based practice, within agreed inter-disciplinary protocols in specialist areas of nursing or midwifery practice
  • evaluate the effectiveness of individual outcomes against specialist intervention plans for individuals and families in their specialist area of practice
  • synthesise health related issues for the development of intervention/service responses appropriate to the needs of individuals and families in their specialist area of practice

Non Clinical Pathway

On successful completion of this programme pathway, students should be able to:

  • exercise enhanced personal and professional competence through accountability and autonomy in professional practice;
  • practise with greater insight of the research-base, ethical, socio-political and professional underpinnings of nursing/midwifery and health care;
  • demonstrate higher levels of judgement in the practice of nursing/midwifery through the generation of nursing knowledge for innovative nursing and midwifery practice;
  • act as innovators and leaders in a chosen area and contribute to practice development and best practice;
  • teach others from a broad and in-depth knowledge base, derived from critical reflection on nursing practice and the development of critical inquiry of disciplinary knowledge base in nursing and midwifery.

Fact File

Course Code: CKX19 Full-time

Course Title: Nursing (Non-EU Applicants)

College: Medicine and Health

Duration: 1 year Full-time

Teaching Mode: Full-time

Qualifications: MSc

NFQ Level: Level 9

Costs: 2015-2016 Non-EU FEE - 3 Pathways: Advanced Nursing Practice Clinical: EUR 22,000 / Specialist Nursing: EUR 13,000 / Non-clinical (theory modules only): EUR 11,000

2016 Entry Requirements: See detailed entry requirements

Closing Date: This programme is now closed for 2016/17.

Next Intake: August 2015

Application Procedure

Application for this programme is on-line atwww.pac.ie/ucc. Places on this programme are offered in rounds. The closing dates for each round can be found here. For full details of the application procedure click How to apply.

All required documentation must either uploaded to your online application or sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway

Further Contact Information

Carol Condon

School of Nursing & Midwifery

E: c.condon@ucc.ie

T: +353(0)21 4901486

Study options for this course

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  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
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Notes about fees for this course

Costs: 2015-2016 Non-EU FEE - 3 Pathways: Advanced Nursing Practice Clinical: EUR 22,000 / Specialist Nursing: EUR 13,000 / Non-clinical (theory modules only): EUR 11,000

2016 Entry Requirements: See detailed entry requirements

Closing Date: This programme is now closed for 2016/17.

Next Intake: August 2015

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University College Cork to find course entry requirements.

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