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Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

20 months

Start date

JAN-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Nursing Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

  • Top up your postgraduate diploma to a full masters degree
  • Study part-time, with flexible start dates and distance learning options, perfect for practising nurses
  • Develop academically with research-based study, and contribute to the development of practice
  • Benefit from workshops, electronic resources and regular meetings with academic supervisors

This course is aimed at registered nurses who wish to specialise and enhance their skills. You'll undertake a rigorous academic programme including an independently researched dissertation project, and top up your existing postgraduate diploma or undergraduate degree to masters level.

How you learn

You plan and undertake a challenging 15,000 word study on a subject of your choice, within a framework of independent learning and research. To do this, you'll have access to a wealth of facilities, both electronic and on-campus, as well as the support of academic tutors and workshop sessions. There are no timetabled study days: you can visit campus, meet your tutor and attend workshops at your convenience.

You learn through:

  • independent research
  • regular meetings with academic tutors
  • workshop sessions
  • virtual learning facilities

Future careers

Previous students have reported that taking the course has benefitted them by

  • extending their professional knowledge and expertise
  • enhancing professional-decision-making
  • contributing to evidence based practice
  • encouraging innovation
  • developing leadership skills

You may also wish to progress to doctoral studies.

Modules

Dissertation 45 Credits (45 Credits) - Core
Researching For Practice (Distance Learning) (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation 60 Credits (60 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting distance learning study in 2022/23 is £2,915 for a 60 credit stage.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting distance learning study in 2022/23 is £2,915 for a 60 credit stage.

Entry requirements

Students must hold a degree in any subject and a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing from a pre-registration course along with a registered (NMC) nurse status.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University students will be working at the cutting edge of their discipline, using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a...more

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