Taught course

Contemporary Nursing

University of Hertfordshire · School of Health and Social Work

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Entry requirements

Degree in a health-related discipline which includes a research focussed module. Applicants with evidence of equivalent professional development or academic proficiency will be considered. If you have non-European academic qualifications you will need to supply evidence of comparability. The organisation NARIC will supply this for a reasonable fee. You should also have current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and be employed as a health care professional in an appropriate setting.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme enables nurses to undertake a range of clinical and professional modules that reflect their current Continuing Professional Development needs. MSc Contemporary Nursing will develop the students’ knowledge and skills in leadership, teaching, and/or management and promote the use of evidence and technology to improve nursing care in innovative ways. The MSc Contemporary Nursing programme is for you if you have qualified as a nurse and have a degree and want to study at Master’s level. It is relevant if you who wish to enhance your skills and knowledge in your specific area of nursing practice or study modules in management, in coaching or in education.

Information for international students

An IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) would typically be required from candidates whose first language is not English.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Louise Lawson
01707 285939