MSc in Nursing

University of Minho - School of Nursing

Program Description

MSc in Nursing

University of Minho - School of Nursing

  • ECTS: 120
  • Duration: 4 academic semesters
  • Working Regime: After working hours
  • Venue Place: Campus de Gualtar, Braga
  • Main Scientific area: Nursing

This MSc in Nursing makes possible the acquisition of historical, theoretical and philosophical knowledge, which is the base of nursing epistemology, and the development of scientific expertise based on the specificities and diversity of the professional nursing practice in different intervention contexts, articulating and integrating knowledge and skills to provide enhanced nursing care and satisfy the citizens’ health needs.

Goals:

  • Equip students with historical, theoretical and philosophical knowledge, which is the base of nursing epistemology, and with scientific skills based on the specificities and diversity of the professional nursing practice in different intervention contexts, articulating and integrating knowledge and skills to provide enhanced nursing care and satisfy the citizens’ health needs.
  • Develop knowledge on decision-making to solve nursing problems and on management of processes regarding Health Quality (Human Resources, Material Resources and Structural issues).
  • Equip students with knowledge which allows them to understand the importance that health and illness represent to society and the psychological factors and behavior in the context of nursing practice.
  • Prepare students to follow an ethical conduct throughout their professional practice.

Pre-requisites:

  • Nursing degree or legal equivalent;
  • Holders of a foreign high education degree in Nursing in accordance with the Bologna process;
  • Holders of a foreign high education degree which meets the objectives and nature of a nursing degree;
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum in the scientific field of Nursing which assesses the holder’s capacity to follow this cycle of studies and that it is recognized by the Technical Scientific Council of the School of Nursing of the UMinho.

Career prospects:

The holders of this MSc degree may develop his/her professional activities in public or private institutions, such as:

  • Care Units at general/specialized hospitals, public or private
  • Hospital Specialized Care Units
  • Health Care Centers
  • Private Clinics
  • Home dwelling / Home-based care units
  • Exercise a liberal profession, among others
This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese


Last updated January 4, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2016
Duration
Duration
4 semesters
Full time
Price
Price
1,250 EUR
Information
Deadline
Start date Oct. 2016
Place
Portugal Braga
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 4 semesters
Price 1,250 EUR
Anual Payment (possible 6 instalments)