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Postgraduate Programmes

The school is the largest school of Nursing and Midwifery in the country. It is recognised internationally as the leading provider of education and research for nurses, midwives and related healthcare professionals in Ireland. The School offers a range of postgraduate programmes and potential study pathways relevant to the needs of healthcare professionals' career progression. The School of Nursing and Midwifery provides a rich environment for postgraduate students with staff from a range of professional and disciplinary backgrounds. The School has established research strengths in a range of topics such as the prevention and management of chronic illness, woman and child health, and promoting health equality for marginalised groups. Trinity College Dublin offers a wide variety of student resources, including world class library facilities, a range of student supports and a wealth of student societies.

Taught Masters / Postgraduate Diploma programmes


M.Sc. / P.Grad. Clinical Health Sciences Education

M.Sc. / P.Grad. Dip./P.Grad.Cert. in Dementia

M.Sc. / P/Grad. Dip. / P.Grad.Cert.* in Mental Health

M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip. /P.Grad.Cert.* in Mental Health (Psychosocial Interventions strand)

M.Sc. / P.Grad. Dip. /P.Grad.Cert.* in Mental Health (Child, Adolescent and Family strand)

M.Sc. / P.Grad. Dip. in Palliative Care


M.Sc. / P.Grad. Dip. in Gerontological Nursing

M.Sc. / P.Grad. Dip. in Nursing

M.Sc. / P/Grad. Dip. in Nursing - Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) in Emergency Nursing including Nurse Prescribing Certificate

MSc in Nursing - Child Health and Wellbeing

M.Sc. / P.Grad. Dip in Specialist Nursing in the following specialisms:

Postgraduate/Professional Certificate Courses

Professional Certificate in Nurse/Midwife Prescribing of Medicinal Products

Interdisciplinary Online Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia

Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Practice

Higher Diploma Courses

Higher Diploma in Children's Nursing

Higher Diploma in Midwifery


M.Sc. / P.Grad. Dip. in Midwifery

Research Degrees and Postdoctoral Fellowships

The School of Nursing and Midwifery conducts and supervises research within a wide range of areas and welcomes applications from researchers who wish to pursue research degrees and post doctoral fellowships. Please use the research matrix and organisation overview to familiarise yourself with the research strengths of the School. The Research team would love to hear from you if

  • you have any comments or questions about current reseach activities
  • you have a research topic that you do not see included on these pages
  • you would like to discuss the possibiilteis open to you to become involved in research

Further information on Research Degrees and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Note: The details outlined in this page are subject to change. *The .Grad.Cert. is subject to approval by the University Council. The School of Nursing and Midwifery reserve the right to amend the contents of pages to reflect any curriculum and course management changes. The University of Dublin, Trinity College is not bound by errors in or omissions from this course information document.

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Last updated 1 October 2015 (Email).