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MSc - Master of Science
Nursing Specialisms Health Studies Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine Practice Nursing
About this course
Prepare for an advanced role in neonatal practice with a master’s in neonatal nursing at the University of Southampton. Our MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner) degree develops your existing neonatal clinical experience and skills, helping you take on greater responsibility and make more complex clinical decisions.
You’ll study within the School of Health Sciences: ranked 9th in the world and 3rd in the UK for nursing and midwifery (QS World Rankings by Subject 2021).
Throughout this degree you’ll:
If you’re eligible to practise as an independent or supplementary prescriber, you will have the opportunity to obtain the V300 non-medical prescribing qualification.
We centre our programme around the 4 pillars of advanced practice:
You’ll learn more about research and evidence-based practice, advanced health assessment, diagnosis, decision-making and pharmacology, plus non-medical prescribing. You’ll also explore the place of advanced practice within contemporary healthcare and within your own future professional role.
Students can also achieve PGDip award.
Our MSc programme will give you the skills and expertise for a lead role in neonatal clinical practice and professional development.
For this course (per year)
This course is not available to EU and international students.
Students will need a 2:2 degree in a subject from a clinical or science background, and: a current professional registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council; a current job contract in a clinical or clinically related area (including the support of a clinical mentor to assess your practice competency and help with your learning); at least 2 years post-registration clinical experience; at least 1 satisfactory reference, normally from your employer, confirming the availability of appropriate clinical practice experience and mentor support.
The University of Southampton is an institution with a strong heritage, with more than 100 years of history and tradition supporting a modern educational model that focuses on student success. Southampton is one of the founding members of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, a network of research-focused and prestigious universities. Today, the 2023 Complete University Guide league table places Southampton among the top 13 institutions...more