Taught course

Health and Social Care - Professional Nursing

University of Chester · Faculty of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

All prospective students must: * Be registered as nurses overseas * Have at least one year's post-qualifying experience * Have academic qualifications to degree level (120 credits at levels 4, 5 and 6 equivalent) * Have achieved International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a score of 6.5

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Professional Nursing programme is designed for nurses who qualified overseas, and who wish to gain a UK Masters degree in Professional Nursing. We aim to build on practitioner's existing experience to enable them to acquire advanced understanding, knowledge and skills to deliver, manage and develop nursing practice.

Whilst undertaking this Masters programme you will be given the opportunity to complete the Overseas Nurses Programme enabling you to register on the NMC professional register and improving your global employability in health and social-care settings.

Three modules will be taught at M/s. S.N.R. Charitable Trust in Coimbatore and the remaining modules will be delivered at University of Chester Riverside campus, based in the heart of the historic city of Chester. The campus is set on the River Dee and is in easy reach of the bustling city centre, providing excellent transport links to the surrounding suburbs.

As a students of the University of Chester you will have extensive resources made available to you including 24 hour library access, International Department, International Welfare Officer , English language classes and study support to name but a few.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 - 72 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 - 60 months
full time
12 months


part time
12 - 36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Health and Social Care Admissions
+44 (0)1244 511000
+44 (0)1244 511300