M.SC Nursing


MSc Nursing is a two-year postgraduate programme, conducted in affiliation to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, recognised by Indian Nursing Council, Karnataka Nursing Council, and approved by Government of Karnataka.

The aim of this Postgraduate programme in nursing is to prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as nurse specialists, consultants, educators, administrators in a wide array of professional fields.

Upon completion of the two-years-M.Sc. Nursing programme, the graduates will be able to:

The following areas of specialisation are available:

Rich, hands-on clinical experience is facilitated, as per the requirements of the curriculum in some of the leading hospitals in Bangalore, such as:


Course Objectives

On Completion of the two years M. Sc Nursing programme, the graduate will be able to:

Course Structure

As per the syllabus prescribed by the university, students are taught the following subjects:

Ist year: Subjects

IInd year: Subjects

Career Opportunities

There was a time when professional nurses had few options for service because nursing was primarily focused on hospitals and bedside nursing. For a variety of reasons, career options are more diverse now. Among the career options are:

  • Staff Nurse
  • Ward sister or Nursing Supervisor
  • Departmental supervisor/Assistant Nursing Superintendent
  • Deputy Nursing Superintendent
  • Nursing Superintendent
  • Director of Nursing

The teacher’s functions and responsibilities in nursing include planning, teaching, and supervising students’ learning experiences.

  • Clinical instructor
  • Tutor
  • Lecturer
  • Associate Professor
  • Professor of Nursing

Industrial nurses are responsible for first-aid, illness care, health education about industrial hazards, and accident prevention.

Provides services primarily focused on reproductive child health, health awareness, and hygiene.

Military Nursing services became a part of the Indian Army, which means nurses became commissioned officers with ranks ranging from lieutenant to major general.

Attractive salaries and promising professional opportunities have resulted in a significant increase in nursing service in foreign countries.



I - M.SC Nursing

First Year M.SC Nursing Course of Instruction
S.No.SubjectsTheory HoursPractical Hours 
1Nursing education150150
2Advance Nursing Practice150200
3Nursing Research and Statistics150100
4Clinical specialty –I150650
5Self-study / Library 50
6Total 6001150

II - M.SC Nursing

Second Year M.SC Nursing Course of Instruction
S.No. Subjects Theory Hours Practical Hours 
1 Nursing Management 150 150
2 Nursing Research (Dissertation) 300
3 Clinical speciality –II 150 950
4 Total 300 1400

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