University of Minho

24 months
1250 EUR/year
1250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at University of Minho is an advanced-level postgraduate degree for registered nurses and is considered an entry-level degree for nurse educators and managers. The degree also may prepare a nurse to seek a career as a nurse administrator, health policy expert, or clinical nurse leader.


Learning outcomes

The Master Course in Nursing at University of Minho enables the student to acquire historical, theoretical and philosophical knowledge, which constitutes the basis of nursing epistemology, as well as scientific skills and competence supported in the research of specificities and diversities of professional practice in different contexts of intervention, articulating and integrating knowledge and skills to provide a better nursing healthcare and high quality service to satisfy the citizens' needs.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioethics 
  • Epistemological Foundations of Nursing 
  • Management and Quality in Nursing 
  • Nursing Research 
  • Social Psychology of Health 
  • Advanced Nursing 
  • Dissertation Preparation Seminar 
  • Information Technology and Communication in Nursing 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The following documents must be uploaded to the application (please consider that they must have good quality):

  • Learning Agreement for Studies/ for Traineeships, which needs to be signed, dated and stamped by the student and home institution
  • Copy of ID card/Passport
  • Home Transcript of Records
  • Photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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