24 months
13500 EUR/year
10800 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The aim of the 90 credit blended learning Master of Science in Professional Nursing programme at Munster Technological University is to provide an accessible, innovative, flexible sustainable programme that will attract and retain nurses who will continue to work as nurses within an integrated health service. 


The Master of Science in Professional Nursing programme at Munster Technological University will enhance professional practice, patient safety, and the education, administration and research capacity of the learner.

The graduates of the programme will develop an advanced level of theoretical knowledge and innovation to practice at a higher level of capability as independent, autonomous and expert nurses across the health care continuum.

What are my career opportunities

Successful graduates should be capable of providing expert knowledge in shaping current and future changes in nursing and health care services and leaders in their designated fields.

Attainment of an MSc in Professional Nursing in today’s health care environment provides national and international recognition and eligibility to apply for higher level clinical, educational, leadership/management roles within healthcare organisations which are increasingly identifying job specifications with essential or desirable characteristics for the applicant to have attained a Master’s degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership and Clinical Decision Making for Advanced Practice 
  • Advanced Practice in Person-Centered Integrated Care 
  • Quality and Innovation  
  • The Fundamentals of Professional Practice 
  • Generating Evidence for Healthcare Practice and Improvement 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
  • BSc (Hons) or equivalent NFQ Level 8 qualification in nursing or cognate discipline with a minimum 2.2 award classification

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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