Entry requirements

On entry to the programme, all applicants must meet the Nursing & Midwifery Council requirements for literacy, numeracy, good health & good character. Applicants will be selected based upon the following:

  • Assessment at Course Interview
  • Occupational Health Medical Screening
  • Disclosure & Barring Service criminal background check (previously known as CRB)
  • Satisfactory Reference, indicating suitability for the course

In addition to the above selection criteria, all candidates must demonstrate achievement of the academic entry requirements, as follows:

  • 1st Degree (2:2 or above)
  • GCSE Mathematics (Grade C or above)
  • GCSE English (Grade C or above)
  • Settled Residency Status, for three years or more prior to commencement of the course

Months of entry


Course content

Studying the MSc Nursing programme will enable graduate students to practice effectively within a professional values base in a variety of health and social care settings: emphasising compassion, communication and dignity in care. You’ll gain an advanced understanding, knowledge and the skills required in becoming a first level qualified nurse with a sound portfolio of clinical and interpersonal skills, preparing you for your preferred career pathway.

Successful completion of this programme will lead to a dual academic and professional qualification:

Academic - MSc Pre-Registration Nursing (180 credits at Level 7)
Professional - Registered Nurse (Adult or Mental Health) - registered with the NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council)


  • MSc Pre-registration Nursing (Adult) – UCAS Code: G7S5
  • MSc Pre-registration Nursing (Mental Health) – UCAS Code: S2M9

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
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