Welcome message from Dean and Head of School, Dr Martin McNamara

Welcome to the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems and thank you for taking the time to learn more about our School. The mission of the School is to prepare nurses, midwives and other professionals to promote and protect health, wellbeing and dignity across the lifespan through skilled, ethical and careful practice based on best evidence and prudent judgement, and to develop and disseminate disciplinary knowledge through research and scholarship. 

The Times Higher Education Rankings for the subject area ‘Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health’ has just been published. For the first time since the ranking was established in 2011, UCD has entered the top 100, being ranked 99th.

UCD is the first and only institution in Ireland to enter the top 100 globally in ‘Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health’. This reflects UCD’s particularly strong performance in two categories, ‘International Outlook’ and ‘Citations’. The international score is based on the...