Research course

Professional Doctorate (D. Nursing)

London South Bank University · Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Applicants should be registered nurses with 5 years' experience, working a minimum of 15 hours a week and should normally possess a masters degree. Applicants with other qualifications who can demonstrate equivalent experience and academic preparedness may also be considered for entry.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme comprises three taught units delivered in years one and two followed by the doctoral dissertation conducted over years three to five.
This programme has been developed for practitioners who have or intend to pursue professional careers, for example, Nurses Consultants; Advanced Nurse Practitioners; Clinical Nurse Specialists; Practice Development Nurses; Senior Nurse Managers and Lecturer Practitioners.

Department specialisms

Adult Nursing; Children's Nursing; Mental Health Nursing.

Information for international students

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580. See for more details.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
60 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
020 7815 7815