Taught course

Nursing Studies leading to professional registration as an Adult Nurse

Institution
University of Sheffield · School of Nursing and Midwifery
Qualifications
MMedSci

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Entry requirements

This course is not presently open to international applicants. We are unable to accept international applications, as clinical placement capacity is confined by local staffing requirements.

You must meet the entry requirements for the programme prior to the course start date in November each year.

You’ll need a 2:2 degree in a relevant area such as social sciences, human sciences, biomedical sciences, public services, and GCSE Mathematics, English and Science.

You’ll also need to show that you have 650 hours of health care experience.

All students will require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and health screening.

You’ll be required to demonstrate an awareness of, and commitment to, the core values of the NHS which aspires to provide the highest standards of excellence, professionalism and public accountability, and gives priority to the interests of patients. We base our selection decisions on these values and how well you are able to express them on your application and performance at our selection day.

While we value your caring experience it is still important that you meet the academic entry requirements of the programme. If you are currently studying towards meeting the entry requirements then you are welcome to apply. If you meet the level 3 requirements but aren’t sure if your GCSE/equivalent qualifications are sufficient then please contact us to discuss this. To apply for the programme you must be able to demonstrate that you have a good standard of secondary education.

Health requirements

  • So that we can provide effective support, applicants with disabilities and applicants with serious health problems must disclose this on their UCAS form. All potential students with significant support needs will be individually assessed to ensure that the University is able to support them on their chosen course of study.
  • If you have a disability, medical condition or learning difficulty, including dyslexia, please indicate this on your UCAS form.
  • The above procedures must be followed to avoid prejudicing your entry to the course.

Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in Listening, Speaking and Reading and 6.5 in Writing, or equivalent.

Months of entry

November

Course content

Studying alongside other health care professionals in a health care setting, you’ll learn how to critically evaluate current research, policies and practice. You'll develop a range of clinical skills and knowledge appropriate for professional registration as an adult nurse.

Course description

Our approach to teaching is innovative. Instead of sitting in a lecture theatre, you’ll work on solutions to specific problems. This helps you develop the skills and the confidence you need. You’ll study alongside other health care professionals in a health care setting.

You’ll learn how to critically evaluate current research, policies and practice. By linking theory to practice, you’ll develop a range of clinical skills and knowledge appropriate for professional registration as an adult nurse.

You’ll spend half your time gaining practical experience in a wide variety of community and clinical settings.

You'll apply by UCAS.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MMedSci
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
nursing-pgt-enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2030