Graduate Studies at the Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery is characterised by its focus on research, innovation and student-centred learning. This empowers our students to become independent researchers, educators and clinical leaders, and to contribute to the development of the theoretical basis of practice, the evaluation of health care interventions and positive health care outcomes for patients and their families.
The Graduate research programs in Nursing and Midwifery can lead to an MSc (by research) and PhD in Nursing/Midwifery.
Students can choose to specilise in a variety of areas - research themes
Other research areas: Intellectual Disability, Midwifery, Public Health, Patient Safety, Simulation Education for nurses and midwives.
Methodological expertise: evidence based synthesis, broad quantitative and qualitative research approaches, grounded theory, phenomenology, mixed methods research, intervention development, questionnaire design, using large data sets, to name but a few.
If you are interested in pursuing a research degree in the School of Nursing and Midwifery please contact Dr Patricia Leahy-Warren
Email address Patricia.Leahy@ucc.ie (Director of Graduate Studies)