New MSc in Child and Family Health and Wellbeing being offered by the School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health at DCU

The MSc in Child and Family Health and Wellbeing (subject to accreditation) (Level 9 NFQ, 90 ECTS) is a two-year, part-time, blended-learning programme that provides students with an opportunity to complete an interdisciplinary programme of study focused on the theories and practice of promoting holistic child and family health and wellbeing in an integrated way.

The MSc in Child and Family Health and Wellbeing will appeal to recent graduates, early and mid-career professionals who work with, or who aspire to work with children, young people and their families in various capacities. The programme is suitable for individuals from across different disciplines, including, but not limited to, children's nurses and other nursing disciplines, allied health and social care professionals, and related areas such as those working in community, voluntary and non-governmental organisations.

The programme aims to deepen the knowledge, skills and competence of students to: critically evaluate contemporary evidence in promoting child, young person and family health and wellbeing; foster critical reflection and analysis to address current and future child health societal challenges; and advance interdisciplinary skills to enhance collaboration across disciplines.

The MSc in Child and Family Health and Wellbeing is a two-year, part-time, blended-learning (online and face-to-face contact) programme which enables students to consider how their learning impacts their field of practice in improving health and wellbeing outcomes for children and their families, and ensures the acquired knowledge supports their professional development in their working environment.

For further details and information regarding eligibility, entry requirements, recognition of prior learning (RPL) and to complete an expression of interest, visit the course page here.

For further information, please contact:


Adverts for third party services, courses, vacancies or products do not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or validation by AOTI.


By joining AOTI today you will get access to a wide range of exclusive member benefits

Find out more
Get involved with AOTI

Find out what you can do to help grow our organisation and strengthen your profession.

Find out more
Our People

Our team comprises of a number of different roles to help with the function of AOTI.

Find out more