Master Health Science - Public Health Nursing

The Master Health Science (Public Health Nursing [PHN])-runs over two academic years. Candidates registering for this programme upon successful completion of year one can register with the NMBI as a public health nurse. To successfully complete Year One the student must complete theoretical modules totalling 60 ECTS and clinical assessment requirements as stipulated by NMBI (2015).

Students on successful completion of year one may opt out of the programme and will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Public Health Nursing). Students must achieve 60% on the aggregate of modules undertaken in year one to progress to Year Two. Students who have indicated to opt out on completion of year one will not progress to Year Two. Year One is currently sponsored by the HSE. Year Two of this programme is offered by the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Galway, and is not sponsored by the Health Service Executive.

Scholarships available
Find out about our Postgraduate Scholarships here.

HSE brochure
Click here to download HSE information brochure about the PHN programme. (It includes detail on sponsorship/funding.)

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€8,240 Per Year

International student tuition fee

1 Year


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • September 2025
  • September 2026

Mode of Study

  • Full Time