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Info 2023/2024

Degree type
Master degree course
Duration and credits
Admission test
Available places
Studenti EU
Studenti non-EU
Teaching mode
Taxes and fees
From 0 to 3000 euros per year. Find out if you are entitled to scholarships and exemptions
International partnerships
Student exchange
Head of programme
To learn more about the Course visit the dedicated section
Degree programme table a.y. 2023/2024
Degree programme plan 2023/2024
Degree regulations 2023/2024

Notice of admission

The course in brief


The course in Nursing and Midwifery Science aims to train professionals with advanced skills in the management of clinical care processes related to care outcomes. The master's graduate is a professional able to analyze and resolve complex situations, evaluate in interprofessional terms solutions to unresolved problems, and organize innovative care services based on the most up-to-date scientific research available.

Learning by doing

Teaching methodologies base learning on the development of critical thinking and problem solving. Problem Based Learning (PBL) sessions, workshops and journal clubs are offered in the classroom.

At the University Advanced Simulation Center - SIMAV teamwork scenarios are played out with subsequent debriefing supported by viedeoregistrations.

Professional outlets

Master's graduates of Class LM_SNT/1 intervene in clinical care, management, organizational, educational and research processes in the field relevant to the nursing, midwifery and pediatric nursing professions.

The master's degree also allows access to subsequent educational paths: doctoral studies, specialization, university masters, etc.

What you will learn

  • innovative models of care

    plan and manage care processes

  • nursing research

    Process steps, methodologies and databases

  • statistical and epidemiological methodology

    Design and conduct observational and experimental studies

  • models of prevention and health education

    Integration of care between hospital and territory

  • ethics and bioethics

    Ethical standards in clinical care and research

  • safety and health in the workplace

    occupational risk: prevention and protection

  • health care planning and management

    organizational models of the health care system

  • Primary Nursing

    New patient- and family-centered approach

  • nursing and midwifery: clinical governance

    the standards of hospital care

Did you know that.

  • Distinguished professors from foreign universities conduct seminars within the course
  • For aa 2018/19, the Erasmus agreement with Northumbria University (UK) is active.
  • The internship can also be carried out in non-regional Centers of Excellence


Through in-depth study of the discipline and analysis of evidence from scientific research, students acquire advanced care, educational and preventive skills in response to priority health problems and service quality problems.

They are able to identify the needs of the population and plan a coherent response to health services.

They are able to identify the needs of the population and plan a coherent response of health services, coordinate health area personnel management programs, and develop new methods of work organization, keeping in mind technological and information technology innovation and national and European Union operational standards.

The approach to care governance problems is integrated with other competencies of the health care area.


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Welcome to the Course in Nursing and Midwifery Science.

Course Coordinator

Where we are

DISSAL Educational Secretariat
Via A. Pastore 1, 16132 Genoa
010 3538501 - fax 010 3538552

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