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M.Sc. Blended

Nursing Education

National University of Ireland, Galway

24 months
Duration
4640 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Health Sciences (Nursing Education) [formerly Nursing/Midwifery Education (Masters)] at National University of Ireland, Galway aims to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to become effective teachers/facilitators of student/client learning in both higher education and clinical settings.

Overview

Career Opportunities

  • Theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of nursing practice; research methodology; practice development and conduct of research form the framework for reflection on practice and exploration of aspects of practice. Specialist modules address teaching methods, facilitating learning, assessment strategies and curriculum development.
  • The programme at National University of Ireland, Galway is part-time over two years and is delivered in a blended learning format. Blended learning is an innovative teaching strategy which involves a combination of face-to-face and on-line learning. 
  • This means that learning/teaching is delivered on-line through Blackboard, an interactive learning system which connects directly to the University from your home computer. Face-to-face learning/teaching takes the form of two or three workshops (depending on the module) each semester. 
  • Students will therefore attend for two or three days a semester, plus and Orientation Day prior to the commencement of the first year.
  • Nursing Education graduates have found employment in the health services and in education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Concepts and Theories of Nursing/Midwifery
  • Teaching Effectively
  • Teaching e-Portfolio
  • Teaching Assessment 
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Designing for Learning
  • Research Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88

Other requirements

General requirements

Have attained at least an upper Second Class Honours degree in Nursing/Midwifery or Nursing Studies at H2.1 or at H2.2 with appropriate experience or a Higher Diploma or Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Studies with appropriate experience or satisfy the selection panel that they have the ability to complete the programme. 

Be a registered nurse on the General, Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse divisions of the active register maintained by Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

Work experience

Have negotiated a placement in a Department of Nursing Education establishment which will provide them with the opportunity to meet the practice requirements of this programme.

Have practised as a nurse for three years post-registration.

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

    4640 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4640 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 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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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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