Research Degrees

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 programmes in Nursing and Midwifery can lead to an MSc (by research) and PhD in Nursing/Midwifery.  

Students can choose to specialise 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, quality improvement and implementation science, questionnaire design, using large data sets, to name but a few.

If you are interested in pursuing a research degree in Nursing or Midwifery in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, please contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Mohamad Saab - 

School of Nursing and Midwifery

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Brookfield Health Sciences Complex College Road Cork, Ireland , T12 AK54