Taught course

Child Nursing (pre-registration) - MSc

University of Southampton · Health Sciences

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Entry requirements

2:2 Honours degree (minimum)

Months of entry


Course content

Learn from world-leading educators and expert practitioners in paediatric nursing. Experts who are providing evidence-based compassionate nursing care to children, and teaching how children's health needs can be very different from those of adults.

Learn how to make complex decisions, how to evaluate practice, coordinate care, and advocate for patients' needs. You’ll also be part of a vibrant community with a global ranking of ninth in the world, and third in the UK for Nursing*. You'll leave us equipped to take on the challenges of transforming healthcare for the benefit of our patients. Become a confident and compassionate practitioner, ready to deliver outstanding healthcare to children, young people and their families across a variety of health needs and settings. Nursing at the University of Southampton ranks nineth in the world and third in the UK (QS World Rankings by Subject 2021).

Fees and funding

UK students

Please see the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
+44 (0) 23 8059 5500