This programme is open to graduates with a 2:2 honours degree or above and a GCSE grade C or above in Mathematics and English/Welsh. Applicants will be required to demonstrate the achievement of 750 hours of relevant clinical practice, working in health related environments, such as care homes, hospitals, community or homecare. Students whose first language is not English need an IELTS score of 7.0. Any offer made is conditional, subject to: - Evidence of recent study (within the last five years) - Satisfactory academic and character references - Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, or an approved equivalent. - Occupational Health clearance.
Months of entry
Each year, the NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership commissions a number of fully funded places for this programme. To receive this funding, students will have to commit to working in Wales for 18 months, following the completion of their course. Should students be unable to make this commitment, standard tuition fees will apply.
AVERAGE EARNINGS: Nursing graduates can expect a starting salary of £22,128 rising to £34,000 for a highly-experienced staff nurse.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: This programme is open to graduates with a 2:2 degree or above who have a minimum of 750 hours’ experience of working in health related environments, such as care homes, hospitals, community or homecare.
ACCREDITATION: Graduates will be eligible to apply for Registered Nurse status with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
Information for international students
Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.
Fees and funding
Visit our MSc Nursing funding page for more information.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Swansea University Postgraduate
- +44 (0)1792 295358