Curriculum MASTER OF NURSING SCIENCE PROGRAM (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Curriculum

MASTER OF NURSING SCIENCE PROGRAM (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Master's
Faculty / Institute FACULTY OF NURSING
Website http://www.ns.mahidol.ac.th/english/th/index.html

Degree Designation

MASTER OF NURSING SCIENCE

Major

  • MAJOR IN ADULT AND GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING
  • MAJOR IN PEDIATRIC NURSING
  • MAJOR IN PSYCHIATRIC AND MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
  • Additional advantages of the programme

    The Master of Nursing Science Program (International Program) is designed to cultivate nursing professionals with a strong integration of clinical experience, research, and theoretical grounding as well as global health perspective to promote quality of life of people in their own countries.

    Admission Requirements

    								   
    											
    							 Plan A1 Applicant
    1) Hold a bachelor's degree in nursing (or equivalent) from academic institutes accredited by 
         the Office of the Higher Education Commission, Thailand;  
    2) Currently hold a country license for registered nurse;
    3) Have a minimum cumulative GPA not less than 2.50 (on basis of 4.00 scale);
    4) Have working experience at least one year in related to nursing profession prior to admission to the program;
    5) Have research experience endorsed by head or supervisor of the research project, or have research 
         publication at least one paper in related to nursing profession; 
    6) Have a minimum English Proficiency Examination score as the requirement of Faculty of Graduate Studies;
    7) Applicant who does not meet the required qualifications may be considered by the Program Director 
         and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. 
    
    
    Plan A2 Applicant
    1) Hold a bachelor's degree in nursing (or equivalent) from academic institutes accredited by 
         the Office of the Higher Education Commission, Thailand;  
    2) Currently hold a country license for registered nurse;
    3) Have a minimum cumulative GPA not less than 2.50 (on basis of 4.00 scale);
    4) Have working experience at least one year in related to nursing profession prior to admission to the program;
    5) Have a minimum English Proficiency Examination score as the 
    requirement of 
         Faculty of Graduate Studies;
    6) Applicant who does not meet the required qualifications may be considered by the Program Director 
         and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.							 							 							 
    							 
    							 

    Curriculum Structure

    Plan A1
    Thesis 36            Credits
    Total not less than 36            Credits
    Plan A2
    Core Courses 9            Credits
    Required Courses 12            Credits
    Elective Courses not less than 3            Credits
    Thesis 12            Credits
    Total not less than 36            Credits

    Job Option after Graduation


    - Clinical nurse specialized in adult and gerontological, pediatric, psychiatric and mental health nursing
    - Nurse researcher or educator in academic institute
    - Self-employed regarding health services and related

    Course Requirements

    Plan A1

    Thesis Credit
    NSID798 : THESIS 36

    Plan A2

    Core Courses Credit
    NSID610 : THEORIES AND CONCEPTS IN NURSING 2
    NSID613 : STATISTICS AND NURSING RESEARCH 3
    NSID620 : EVIDENCE-BASED NURSING 2
    NSID640 : LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH SYSTEM 2
    Required Courses Credit
       MAJOR IN PEDIATRIC NURSING
    NSPD602 : PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY IN PEDIATRICS 3
    NSPD623 : ADVANCED PEDIATRIC NURSING 3
    NSPD624 : ADVANCED HEALTH ASSESSMENT PRACTICUM IN PEDIATRIC CLIENTS 2
    NSPD625 : ADVANCED PEDIATRIC NURSING PRACTICUM 4
       MAJOR IN ADULT AND GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING
    NSAG601 : PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY IN ADULT AND GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING 3
    NSAG609 : INTEGRATED HEALTH CARE IN ADULTS AND OLDER ADULTS WITH COMPLEX HEALTH PROBLEMS 3
    NSAG610 : ADVANCED HEALTH ASSESSMENT PRACTICUM IN ADULTS AND OLDER ADULTS 2
    NSAG611 : NURSING PRACTICUM IN ADULTS AND OLDER ADULTS WITH COMPLEX HEALTH PROBLEMS 4
       MAJOR IN PSYCHIATRIC AND MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
    NSPC621 : NEUROBIOLOGICAL BASES OF HUMAN BEHAVIORS AND PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY 3
    NSPC637 : MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING AND ASSESSMENT 1
    NSPC638 : MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION AND PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION 2
    NSPC639 : ADVANCED HEALTH ASSESSMENT PRACTICUM IN ADULTS AND OLDER ADULTS 2
    NSPC640 : PRACTICUM IN MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION AND PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION 4
    Elective Courses Credit
    NSID600 : HEALTH COUNSELING 3
    NSID625 : OUTCOME MEASUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT 3
    NSID629 : TEACHING IN NURSING 3
    NSID631 : ROLE DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES 3
    NSID641 : HARMONY IN DIVERSITY OF CULTURES AND GLOBAL HEALTH 2
    NSID642 : SELECTED ISSUE IN NURSING AND HEALTH CARE 1
    Thesis Credit
    NSID698 : THESIS 12