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MA Nursing Clinical Leadership (PgCert, PgDip)

MA Nursing Clinical Leadership (PgCert, PgDip)

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Nursing 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. Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip exit awards during this course.

Different course options

Full time | Liverpool John Moores University | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module encourages you to develop your skills as a potential producer of research, as well as your ability to systematically evaluate research outcomes from a variety of sources. You will be exposed to a variety of activities designed to engage with skills in applied research, based on theoretical concepts. The module is firmly based on a thorough philosophical understanding of the nature of research and its implications in health and wellbeing. It aims to: provide a critical knowledge base of the philosophical foundations of health and social research; provide a sound foundation in research design and methodology; prepare you to carry out empirical and literature based research.

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.

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world 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 Business School The...more