The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Faculty of Medical Sciences


Graduate Programmes: Master of Science in Nursing (MScN) Courses

Master Programme | Entry Requirements | Courses


Course Outlines/Credits: Nursing Education
Students must complete a minimum of 36-46 credit hours of graduate-level course work.  Full-time students require completing a minimum of twelve (12) credits per semester and complete all courses and a project in a minimum of not less than two (2) semesters and the summer of the academic year and not more than six (6) semesters and three (3) summers. Part-time studies require a minimum of six (6) credits per semester; maximum of nine (9) credits per semester and complete all courses and a project, in a minimum of six (6) semesters and three (3) summers and not more than ten (10) semesters and five summers. 
 

Courses

Credits

Semester

Core/Departmental Courses

Research Methodology (Quantitative) 2 Semester 1
Qualitative Research Methods 2 Semester 1
Advanced Nursing Science and Theory 4 Semester 1
Mental & Physical Health Education and Health Promotion 3 Summer
Nursing and Health Information Systems 3 Semester 1
Policy and Ethical Issues in Nursing/Health 3 Semester 1
Nursing Research Project 3 Semester1, 2 & Summer

Nursing Education Courses

Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing Education 3 Semester 2
Curriculum Development, Implementation & Evaluation in Nursing/Midwifery Education 3 Semester 2
Testing and Measurement in Nursing Education 3 Semester 2
Theoretical and Clinical Teaching 3 Semester 2
Nursing Education Practice and Seminar 5 Summer

Nursing Administration Courses

Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing Administration 3 Semester 2
Models of Nursing/Health Care Administration 3 Semester 2
Practice issues in Managing Nursing/Health Care Delivery System 3 Semseter 2
Human resource Management in Nursing/Health Care Administration 3 Semester 2
Nursing Administration Practice and Seminar 5 Summer

Optional Courses

Bio-statistics 2 Semester 1
Primary Health Care 2 Semester 1
Qualitative Data Analysis 2 Semester 2
Quantitative Data Analysis 2 Semester 2
Contact the Faculty of Medical Sciences
Telephone: (246) 417- 4694/4703/4264 Fax: (246) 438-9170 Email: fms@cavehill.uwi.edu