A recognised nursing qualification with current Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registration to practice or with the equivalent if from overseas.
A first degree (2.2) in a nursing or related subject area. Students who do not have a first degree, but have successfully completed Level 6 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules, or who can provide evidence of their ability to pursue successfully the PGCert or MSc may be considered eg completion of an approved preparation course for level 7 study. Such applicants will be invited to discuss individual needs with the programme leader to determine suitability for study at master’s level.
Months of entry
The MSc Nursing aims to develop you as a Registered Nurse (RN) to be a flexible and adaptable practitioner, enabling you to engage in new ways of working in relation to health care priorities, and lead and develop practice to ensure patient safeguarding.
You will develop a range of core nursing qualities such as caring, compassion, higher level understanding and managing the complexities of nursing work within a constantly evolving health environment.
Attainment of an MSc Nursing in today’s health care environment provides nationally and internationally recognised eligibility to apply for higher level clinical, educational, leadership/management roles within NHS, private healthcare provider organisations and overseas health care organisations – which are increasingly identifying job specifications with essential or desirable characteristics for the applicant to be studying or have attained a Master’s degree.
Information for international students
If English is not the applicant’s first language they will need to have a TOEFL score of 550 or above, or an IELTS score of 7.0 or above in each of the IELTS categories.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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