Taught course

Nursing Studies

University of Southampton · Health Sciences

Entry requirements

2 year postgraduate diploma in nursing at University of Southampton. Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Months of entry


Course content

As a University of Southampton student when you complete your PGDip you have the option to return to ‘top-up’ the diploma to MSc. The Master of Science Top-up Award aims to enhance your knowledge base and skills to be a critically aware practitioner able to appraise and, if necessary, challenge practice. You will be enabled to use effectively a philosophy of care that is based on evidence, to develop and lead service provision that meets the needs of a 21st century health and social care service. This is a part time programme which commences each September. You need to commence the programme within three years of completing your Postgraduate Diploma.

Modules: Dissertation

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Lyn Wilson