M.Sc. On Campus

Critical Care Nursing

Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences

24 months
1800 EUR/year
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Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences' Critical Care Nursing is the field of nursing with a focus on the utmost care of the critically ill or unstable patients. 


Key facts

Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences' Critical Care Nursing specialists generally take care of critically ill patients who require mechanical ventilation by way of endotracheal intubation and vasoactive intravenous medications. Critical Care Nurses are also known as ICU nurses. They treat patients who are chronically ill or at risk for deadly illnesses. ICU nurse apply their specialized knowledge base to care for and maintain the life support of critically ill patients who are often on the verge of death. 

On a day-to-day basis a critical care nurse will commonly, "perform assessments of critical conditions, give intensive therapy and intervention, advocate for their patients, and operate/maintain life support systems which include mechanical ventilation via end tracheal, tracheal, or naso-tracheal intubation, and titration of continuous vasoactive intravenous medications in order to maintain a " mean arterial pressure that ensures adequate organ and tissue perfusion.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pharmacology
  • Advanced statistics and research methodology
  • Information technology in healthcare system
  • Nursing practice in critical care units

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




32 alternative credits


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

  • 1. Filled out application form 
  • 2. Recent photo of the applicant (covered hair is compulsary for female candidates.)
  • 3. Academic certificate which has been translated and confirmed by the Embassy or the Consulate of Islamic Republic of IRAN in the country of the origin. The academic certificate must include the name of the field of study, the date of graduation, the name of educational institute and the applicant's scores.
  • 4. Proposal (for those pursuing PhD by Research)
  • 5. No-Objection Certificate (NOC) issued by the Cansulate General /Embassy of the candidate's country  (Required after addmission)
  • 6. All pages of the applicant's passport

Tuition Fee

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    1800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1800 EUR per year during 24 months.


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