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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Nursing Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The MSc Nursing course will allow you to examine contemporary nursing issues from a clinical perspective. Available to nurses who hold a registration in the UK or another country, this course offers an exciting mix of theory and practical application through the use of enquiry-based learning and workshops where a range of table top exercises and simulation will be utilised to develop your practical and management skills and knowledge.

Two course options are available: this intensive 1-year course beginning in September, or a 20-month course that commences in January with a break between June and August, allowing you the time to seek your own placement, living and study abroad opportunities during this time should you wish.

Throughout the duration of this course you will have access to our leading facilities and dedicated Clinical Skills Centre.

Your Career

On completion of this course you should possess the ability to lead on future innovative initiatives in the nursing sector, in addition to holding the attributes required to be educator within your own professional environment.

Further study options are available should you wish to progress your studies to PhD level, and graduates may also wish to pursue careers within teaching or research.

To further enhance your future opportunities we offer ongoing career development support in the form of career guidance, CV advice, portfolio building and interview preparation. This course will also allow you to develop key employability skills such as organisation, time management and leadership.

Different course options

Full time | Coach Lane Campus | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This research rich module will enable you to bring together the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have accrued from other modules on your programme. You will be invited to identify a topic with which you are familiar, and in which you believe there may be scope for development or change. Through technology enriched learning you will learn about your role as a researcher and how you can make effective and systematic use of published research to inform your nursing practice and / or policy.

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

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant subject. Registration as a nurse (or a license to practice as a nurse) with a nursing regulator or appropriate licensing board / health department.