Entry requirements

You will need:

  • Registered Nurse status
  • A minimum 2:1 honours degree in a related subject
  • Evidence of Level 6 or Level 7 study

Additional information:

  • International applicants cannot be considered unless they hold UK NMC registration and a 2:1 in a related subject. Two references are required (one employer and one academic)
  • IELTS Level 7.0 (including 7.0 in the writing component)
International students entering on a Student visa cannot study part-time

Months of entry


Course content

Our new MA Nursing Mental Health postgraduate degree will help you to develop your theoretical knowledge of nursing and positively influence patient care.

  • Enjoy high quality teaching in a modern and developing faculty
  • Develop your thinking and knowledge with a combination of core, optional and research modules
  • Enhance patient care through your nursing education and research
  • Study full-time or part-time
As a modern, civic university, LJMU is integral to the life of the city, but we are also global in our approach, forging international partnerships to facilitate world-leading research and collaboration to tackle some of the huge global issues facing the modern world that have an everyday impact here at home.
As a student on this programme you will learn from a programme team with a depth and breadth of clinical and academic knowledge designed to ensure you are supported in developing both personally and professionally.
The programme is one of our new MA Nursing postgraduate pathways:
We also now offer an MA Mental Health programme for students who are not necessarily working in a clinical setting

Information for international students

International applicants: Currently the MA Nursing Clinical Leadership and MA Nursing Clinical Education degrees are not open to International applicants, however, you may be interested in the MA Nursing or MA Nursing Mental Health programmes.

Fees and funding

Please visit the course page for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090