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Critical Care Nursing, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #185 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
This Critical Care Nursing programme from University College Dublin is designed for holders of Graduate Diplomas in the following specialities: Critical Care–Intensive Care, Critical Care-Cardiovascular, Heart Failure Nursing, Paediatric Critical Care and Peri-Operative Nursing.

Overview

This exciting Critical Care Nursing programme will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills in advanced health assessment of the critically ill patient. You will also get the opportunity to demonstrate the importance of change in practice through the development of an innovation project which will address research questions that arise in your clinical practice.

Learning outcomes

The Critical Care Nursing programme offered by the University College Dublin, is designed for holders of Graduate Diplomas in the following specialities: Critical Care–Intensive Care, Critical Care-Cardiovascular, Heart Failure Nursing, Paediatric Critical Care and Peri-Operative Nursing.

Programme Structure

This is a one (academic) year programme, broken down into three semesters. Assessments are varied and occur at intervals throughout and at the end of the semesters.

  • Advanced Health Assessment
plus
  • Advanced Research Methods Applied to Healthcare and Dissertation
or
  • Researching Change in Your Own Organisation andAction Research project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • Applicants must be registered as a professional nurse or midwife on a live register
  • Applicants must be employed in clinical practice while undertaking the programme

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6430 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6430 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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