Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement for Master's award is a Bachelors degree with Honours at lower second or above. Equivalent learning from other study or experience may serve to meet this requirement. Specific entry criteria: You must be a registered nurse or midwife who works with children and young people across a variety of health and social care settings Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits and in the light of the nature and scope of the programme or work proposed. Informal enquiries are welcomed and will normally be followed by an initial advisory interview.

Months of entry


Course content

The aim of the course is to encourage synthesis of experience, knowledge and new learning in order to influence children's nursing within contemporary health and social care settings by: developing nurses who can champion and promote leadership in children's nursing, facilitating reflection on contemporary children's nursing in order to encourage innovation and creativity in children's nursing and enabling nurses and midwives to apply and utilise research that will support innovations contributing to the development of children's nursing.
Practitioners will reflect upon and expand their clinical capability within multi- agency, multidisciplinary and interprofessional teams and participate in developing and promoting appropriate practice developments to facilitate the delivery of quality care.
The course covers the following subject areas:
Developing practical research skills
Facilitation of critical thinking / reflection in and on practice
Leadership, change, management, innovation and interprofessional education
Quality assurance
Collaborative working across professional and organisational boundaries

Information for international students

See www.uclan.ac.uk/international

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

Course contact details

Post-Registration Recruitment
+44 (0) 1772 893 836