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Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Clinical Services Administration Leadership

Course type


Course Summary

As a Registered Nurse, you can study either full or part-time on our MA Nursing Clinical Leadership post-registration degree.

  • Enhance your teaching and learning through education in practice skills
  • A combination of core, optional and research modules helps you to develop your thinking and knowledge base
  • Improve patient care through your nursing education and research

The programme team on this Nursing Clinical Leadership programme has a depth and breadth of clinical and academic knowledge designed to ensure you can gain the knowledge and skills to develop personally and professionally.

Our School’s city centre location is part of the University's ambitious capital investment plans and is undergoing a major renovation, which will incorporate the brand new simulation suites and equipment to further enhance your postgraduate and continuing professional development experience.

MA Nursing Clinical Leadership is one of four new pathways in LJMU's MA Nursing framework. You may also be interested in:

MA Nursing
MA Nursing Clinical Education
MA Nursing Mental Health

Currently the MA Nursing Clinical Leadership and MA Nursing Clinical Education degrees are not open to International applicants, however, you may be interested in MA Nursing or MA Nursing Mental Health programmes.

Different course options

Full time | Liverpool John Moores University | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Advancing Leadership for Quality (20 Credits) - Core
Negotiated Work-Based Learning (20 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
Foundations of Research (20 Credits) - Core
Quality Monitoring and Improvement in Health And Social Care (30 Credits) - Core
Systematic Review (10 Credits) - Optional
Mentorship in Health Care Practice (20 Credits) - Optional
Research Ethics and Governance (10 Credits) - Optional

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You will need: •Registered Nurse status •a minimum 2:1 honours degree in a related subject •evidence of Level 6 or Level 7 study Additional information •Ideal for students wishing to undertake further academic studies (such as a PhD) •You must include a Personal Statement, including two references •Where English is not a first language, an IELTS score of 7 must be achieved. A minimum score of 7.0 is required within all components For further information, or an informal discussion about the programme, please contact: Dr Nicola Morrell-Scott E:

Department profile

Studying for your postgrad at LJMU means benefiting from professionally relevant and up-to-date teaching that will have a real impact on your career. Working at the vanguard of developments in the education, sport and health sectors, our lecturers and professional tutors are actively involved in research, consultancy, knowledge transfer and policy influencing. Add this to our extensive networks with schools and other education providers, as...more

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world (THE World University Ranking 2017/18) and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Education, Health and Community Engineering and Technology Science Liverpool...more

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