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Pre-registration Adult Nursing MSc

Pre-registration Adult Nursing MSc

Different course options

Full time | Wheeler | 2 years | OCT-23

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

The MSc Pre-registration Nursing allows you to gain a professional nurse qualification and register with the NMC.

Course overview

This MSc allows you to gain a professional nurse qualification and register with the NMC. The course provides you with the skills and knowledge to provide person-centred compassionate care and is an exciting opportunity for graduates to undertake a professional qualification as an Adult Nurse whilst studying for a master’s degree.

Why study this course with us?

This is a dynamic, interactive professional course which places the needs of individuals and their families at its centre. The Programme Team are committed to supporting students to realise their potential to become compassionate, competent, and autonomous nurses, who are able to meet current and future healthcare demands.

The course is delivered by experienced registered nurses who have expertise in both teaching and research and a variety of clinical specialities, including all four fields of nursing across acute and community settings. The team work closely with local acute and community providers to ensure that the course remains contemporary.


Assessments occur in both University and practice. A Practice Assessment Document is used in practice to measure NMC proficiencies. Examinations and coursework are used to assess theory.

Job prospects

This course prepares you to work as a registered nurse in the field of Adult Nursing and allows you to register with the NMC (an internationally recognised regulator for nursing). You will be able to work in a range of healthcare settings as a Band 5 nurse.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

You need an honours degree (2:1) in a health-related subject. You are required to have Maths and English at GCSE C/4. Pre-registration nursing programmes are three years in duration, so we require confirmation that you can meet 800 hours of appropriate health-related practice prior to entry.

University information

The University of Chester is a 21st century university which traces its roots back to 1839, placing it among the oldest higher education institutions in England. With a modern outlook, a strong research pedigree and guiding principles of supportiveness and inclusiveness, it’s an academic community that has stood the test of time. Today, it attracts thousands of students from around the world and is known for its commitment to helping students...more