24 months
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6875 EUR/year
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About

Educating future leaders in healthcare delivery and related research is at the core of the mission of the RCSI School of Nursing & Midwifery. We offer a master degree in Advanced Leadership at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. 

Overview

We are committed to providing students with outcome-focused curricula shaped by innovative teaching and learning practices. We have a long association with postgraduate nursing and midwifery education and are the largest such school in Ireland.

Learning outcomes

This Advanced Leadership programme at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland will provide you with the skills and knowledge to:

  • Critically analyse research, relevant knowledge and evidence-based practice.
  • Evaluate the application of clinical judgement to professional leadership practice by utilising evidence-based practice
  • Apply leadership skills in strategic planning and auditing of services as they relate to nursing practice and integrate learning from the audit process into strategies for the improvement of services
  • Evaluate the role of teaching and education in the development of professional practice and initiate, implement and evaluate training as appropriate
  • Analyse the components of clinical governance, patient safety and risk management and demonstrate an understanding of the challenges affecting leadership in nursing and healthcare at the individual and organisational level in an ever-changing healthcare system

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Advanced Leadership - Professional & Clinical
  • Advanced Management & Strategy
  • Change Management: Theory and Practice
  • Education & Training
  • Contemporary Issues: Clinical Governance, Safety and Risk Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be a registered nurse or midwife on the active register with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland, or the relevant regulatory body in your country of practice before commencing the programme.
  • Hold a level 8 degree* or international equivalent, demonstrated through a defined recognition of prior learning (RPL) process.
  • Meet the English Language Requirements: IELTS English proficiency test score of 6.5 or the equivalent score on another standardised test. You are exempt if you completed your undergraduate/postgraduate studies full-time in the medium of the English language (three or more years, cumulatively).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6875 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6875 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6875 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6875 EUR per year during 24 months.

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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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