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Consider what makes nursing a profession.

  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Professionalisation considers what makes nursing a profession, including the evolution of the role, autonomy and accountability and whether nurses have to care.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Evaluate the place of caring in contemporary nursing contexts
  • Explore the influence of a range of socio-cultural determinants on nursing practice
  • Using multiple sources of evidence, investigate the extent to which nursing meets expectations of professional characteristics in a range of countries

Who is the course for?

For Coventry University MSc Nursing students.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

A senior nurse specialising in the care of patients with renal and urological disorders. 20 years experience in education, including in South Africa. MSc Nursing Course Director online and on campus.

I am a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing at Swansea University. My main background is acute surgery and critical care nursing.
I am an associate lecturer for the MSc at Coventry University.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry