You must: be a registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council have an honours degree (2.2 or above) in a related subject or evidence of study at degree level (opportunities for individual APEL are available on application). be employed by a healthcare organisation within your specialist field of nursing.
Months of entry
The course develops:
- leadership skills to promote the professional voice of nursing and to disseminate new knowledge and skills to enhance patient/client care
- advanced knowledge and skills to facilitate person-centred care and to enhance the patient/client experience
- advanced decision-making skills and application of nursing practice in complex, demanding and unpredictable environments
- intellectual and professional independence associated with mastery
- knowledge and skills to inform and advance nursing practice
- a critical understanding of research methodologies and evidence-based practice to contribute to the generation of knowledge for advanced nursing practice.
What you study
The course consists of 100 credits of core modules and 80 credits of designated/option modules. The option modules can be a mixture of either 20 or 40 credit modules. There is an induction period to help meet your needs in relation to the demands of master’s-level study.How you are assessed
We use a range of assessment strategies depend on the module. Examples include presentations, assignments, vivas and objective structured clinical examinations.How you learn
This programme uses e-learning as a key resource to enhance your learning and support. You use the virtual learning environment, e-learning@tees for all the modules. We provide links to other useful online resources and web-based interactive activities related to autism. You also learn through discussion boards as well as attending keynote lectures, seminars, case study and scenario-based discussions. There is a virtual ethics committee group to enhance your learning on the second-year core module. We use debate and argument to stimulate you as active participants in your reflective and learning process. Because the programme allows you to select option modules, the different modules use resources appropriate to the topic of study. For example, if you study Advanced Clinical Skills, you have the opportunity to practice skills in preparation for the objective structured clinical examinations assessment.Career opportunities
The MSc Nursing (Specialist Field) award should help employers to recognise your expertise and study at master’s level.
Fees and funding
Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information will be updated on Teesside University website. Please check this prior to application.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||70|
|Dissertation||30 (8000 words)|
Course contact details
- School of Health & Social Care Admissions
- +44 (0)1642 384176