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MSc Nursing

Experience life-changing learning and benefit from enhanced career development with the MSc Nursing, designed to equip nursing professionals with postgraduate nursing skills demanded globally.

Enhance your knowledge to develop your career and be an innovator in nursing.

The structure of this online course is designed to allow for flexible studying to fit around your life. You can study at your own pace and at a time which suits you, with a dedicated support team and online facilitators to help you every step of the way. This enables a wide group of UK and internationally-based nurses with demanding workplace schedules to still benefit from career development opportunities.

Which degree is right for you?

Postgraduate Certificate

As well as the full Masters Degree, we also offer a Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing. To study for this award, you will choose 4 programs from the list of programs shown below, which can be studied in as little as 2 semesters.
Duration
8 months - 3 years
Price
£4,166.64 GBP (total tuition fee)
£1,041.66 GBP (price per program)
Overview
4 programs
Start dates
21 Jan 2019
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What do I need to apply?

At least a 2:2 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in nursing. Applicants should have completed a qualification leading to registration as a nurse (registration is not required).

We will consider applicants with a Diploma in Nursing, nursing experience and evidence of continuing professional development that demonstrates an ability to study at Masters level.

What are the learning outcomes?

A student who successfully completes the postgraduate certificate in nursing will have achieved the following learning outcomes.

  • Demonstrate a professional approach to self-development including critical decision-making and problem-solving,

  • Apply knowledge to a critical analysis of approaches to research to support practice and development of nursing care.

  • Critically analyse the application of the evidence base to a range of national and international areas of nursing practice, and contributions of nursing to public health.

  • Analyse approaches to support leadership and service improvement within policy and professional frameworks of nursing.

  • Demonstrate critical awareness of the complex social and political nature of nursing care using an integrated approach and drawing on a range of disciplines.

Programs on this degree

ProgramDate
Contemporary Issues in Nursing23 Sep 2019
Research Methodology, Design and Methods23 Sep 2019
Principles of Physical Health Assessment
Leadership, Service Improvement and Integrated Care
The Evidence Base for Nursing Practice
Teaching, Learning & Assessment in Nursing
Nursing and Public Health
Contemporary Perspectives of Care for Individuals with Long-Term Conditions

Masters degree

There is a global need for postgraduate nursing skills, so our online MSc Nursing course has been developed to meet that need with life-changing learning and enhanced career development.
Duration
Flexible online 2-5 years (part time)
Price
£12,500 GBP (total tuition fee)
£1,041.66 GBP (price per program)
Overview
10 programs
Start dates
21 Jan 2019
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What do I need to apply?

At least a 2:2 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Nursing. Applicants should have completed a qualification leading to registration as a nurse (registration is not required).

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5.

We will consider applicants with a Diploma in Nursing or applicants with significant nursing experience and evidence of continuing professional development that demonstrates an ability to study at Masters level.

What are the learning outcomes?

A student who successfully completes the MSc will have achieved the following course learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a professional approach to self-development in a broad range of competencies relevant to nursing across national borders and areas of practice including digital literacy, critical decision making, problem-solving, presentation and teamwork.

  • Critically evaluate approaches to, and conduct of research to support practice and development of nursing care.

  • Evaluate critically the application and implementation of the evidence base to a range of national and international areas of nursing practice, and contributions of nursing to public health and community development.

  • Analyse approaches to support leadership, quality and service improvement and project management within policy and professional frameworks of nursing.

  • Evaluate the complex social and political nature of nursing care using an integrated approach and drawing on a range of disciplines.

Programs on this degree

ProgramDate
Contemporary Issues in Nursing23 Sep 2019
Research Methodology, Design and Methods23 Sep 2019
Principles of Physical Health Assessment
Leadership, Service Improvement and Integrated Care
The Evidence Base for Nursing Practice
Teaching, Learning & Assessment in Nursing
Nursing and Public Health
Contemporary Perspectives of Care for Individuals with Long-Term Conditions
Masters Dissertation
Global Professional Development - Consultancy

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