Taught course

Nursing

Institution
University of Dundee · School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You'll normally need to have a degree or equivalent and work in a health or social care related area. We operate a flexible Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) system by which students who do not have a degree may be eligible for entry.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This is an exciting programme designed to offer postgraduate education of nurses in a range of clinical environments and geographical contexts. It meets the needs of both UK based and international nurses and offers a range of clinically relevant named awards at Certificate, Diploma and Master's level. The programme is invaluable for all nurses who want to develop excellence and share good practice.

There are two intakes per year, September and January and the programme is delivered on a modular basis over a period of 3 and half years. You will undertake four taught modules that will expand your thinking and expertise in current and clinically focused topics. These are followed by a research based dissertation. This exciting programme offers nurses working in a range of clinical environments and geographical contexts opportunities to develop personally and professionally. The programme has been designed to meet the needs of both UK based and international nurses and can be studied at Certificate, Diploma and Master's level depending on your needs. The programme is invaluable for all nurses who want to develop excellence and share good practice.

Over the first two years of the programme you will study a module each semester (September and January). You will study a core module for the programme, one of six professional modules, one of two research modules and a final module from our portfolio. Students can exit after the first year (2 modules) with a Postgraduate Certificate or at the end of the second year (4 modules) with a Postgraduate Diploma. For students completing the MSc, in the final year you will work on the dissertation module with a supervisor. There are two options: a small research project or an evidence review.

We have an international reputation for providing flexible programmes designed to offer a student-centred approach to postgraduate education. Most programmes are offered on a part-time basis and delivered through high quality online distance learning. A small number of modules are also delivered partly face-to-face for locally based students.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
42 months
online
42 months
part time
42 months

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)1382 388544