To study this course, you will need to have obtained the following:
- Classification of 2:1 or above in any subject/discipline OR consideration will be given to applicants who have: Classification of 2:2 in a subject with relevant content and experience, e.g., sociology; psychology; physiology; bio- chemistry; health studies or social work.
- Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English language or literature, mathematics, and a science subject
- For students, whose first language is not English, there is a requirement to achieve an IELTS tariff of 7 with no individual component below 6.5
- Evidence of study within the previous five years.
- Establish digital and technological literacy on application.
If successful at interview you will be required to complete the following as part of the condition of your offer:
- Verified evidence of 500 hours of related clinical practice in the last 3 years. This will be demonstrated through an enhanced CV
- A reflective essay demonstrating Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Further details and guidance will be provided upon successful interview.
Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend Selection Day.
Applications are made through UCAS.
All offers are subject to Academic, successful RPL, Enhanced CV, satisfactory Occupational Health and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Months of entry
Are you a high achieving graduate wanting to get into adult nursing? Fast-track your career with this exciting two-year course. Discover the knowledge you need to become a compassionate and confident Registered Nurse.
With our diverse teaching, state-of-the-art hospital wards and clinical placement opportunities, you can gain the skills you need to help make a difference to a patient’s life.
Our MSc in pre-registration Adult Nursing is designed for high achieving graduates, recognising that you’ll bring transferable academic skills, healthcare experience and valuable life experience to your studies.
This fast-track two-year degree programme integrates postgraduate academic study alongside practice-based learning. It is underpinned by a strong collaboration between the University, service users (experts by experience) and our NHS practice partners, helping you to gain the knowledge and skills you need for your future career in adult nursing.
We will support and nurture you throughout the programme, so you can become compassionate, proficient, confident, and digitally-able registered adult nurses. We will also prepare you for future leadership and specialist roles within the integrated care system.
As professional nurses and educators, staff bring a wealth of clinical expertise and research activity. An existing and expanding portfolio of health and social care courses, including midwifery, physiotherapy, operating department practitioner, social worker, physician associate as well as specialist community and public health nurses, provide opportunities for inter-professional learning.
In addition, expert specialist nurses regularly deliver tailored sessions and service users (experts by experience) also support on the programme. This will allow you to benefit from their experiences and expertise, insights and perspectives to enhance your learning.
On successful completion of the programme, you’ll be able to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to practice as a registered adult nurse in the UK.
Information for international students
If you're an international student please visit the international section of our website.
Fees and funding
For funding information please visit our fees and funding page.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Enquiries Team
- 0330 123 2023