The programme of MSc Nursing in Kerala approved by Indian Nursing Council, Kerala Nurses and Midwives’ Council and is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) from 2010-2011 admissions onwards. This institution follows the regulations of the affiliating University in determining the
eligibility of candidates to undergo the course and conduct of curriculum, examination and award of Degree.
The Westfort College of Nursing believes that there is a need to prepare nurses to function in super specialty areas who are required in tertiary care institutions and Community healthcare settings. We accept the fact that Postgraduate programme in Nursing is essential to improve the quality of nursing education and nursing practice in the State in particular and in the country at large. This programme will prepare nurses to hold leadership positions in nursing services,
administration, education, and research. Further, this programme encourages accountability and commitment which fosters improvement of quality care.
The aim of the Postgraduate programme in Nursing is to prepare graduate nurses to function efficiently as responsible nurse specialists, consultants, educators, administrators and researchers in a various healthcare setting.T hey are enabled to function in an innovative mode and seek opportunities that can bring in positive changes in there professional practice and thereby effect a healthy society.
On completion of the two years MSc Nursing in Kerala, the Postgraduate nurse will
Specialties offered in MSc Nursing Programme & Sanctioned Intake
Course of Instruction (M.Sc. Nursing)
Theory (in Hours)
Practical ( in Hours)
|Advanced Clinical Nursing|
|Nursing Research & Statistics|
|Clinical Specialty I|
|Nursing Research (Dissertation)|
|Clinical Specialty – II|