Program Description Details


The graduate of the master’s programme will be ready to work with groups and individuals in identifying and dealing with actual or potential health issues. In pursuance of these, they will:

·        identify and use evidence-based nursing interventions in the care of their patients.

·        generate and conduct research for the purpose of expanding nursing science.

·        demonstrate expertise in the provision of care to individuals and groups coming from diverse backgrounds across the health spectrum

·        collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to attain improved patient care outcomes

·        possess a comprehensive knowledge of policy formulation and its impacts on nursing practice and healthcare delivery.

·        evaluate nursing practice in relation to professional standards and assume accountability for practice on a continuing basis.

·        analyze ethical and legal issues as they affect nursing and its contact with clients and other health professional.

DURATION OF THE PROGRAM                             

Regular Semester:  Minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 6 semesters

Elongated Semester: Minimum of 6 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters

Bulletin would me made available

Admission Requirements


To obtain the M.Sc in Nursing degree, a candidate must take and pass a minimum of 47 units of courses made up of the following:

General Education Requirements                 2 units

Core Courses                                                         18 units

Specialization courses                                      11 units

Practicum                                                                4 units   

Electives                                                                  6 units

Dissertation                                                           6 units

  Total                                                             47 Units   

In addition to specified core courses, candidates are required to offer courses which are relevant to their specialization. Each student’s plan of study must be approved by the Head of Department, the School and the Board of the College of Postgraduate Studies. Candidates must achieve at least 50% in each of the core courses and specialization courses. They will also conduct and successfully defend a Dissertation. Minimum number of years for graduation is 2 years. A minimum CGPA of 3.0 on a 5.00 point scale is required for graduation.