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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Nursing Studies

Course type


Course Summary

This course is aimed at registered nurses who wish to specialise and enhance their skills. You'll undertake a rigorous academic programme including an independently researched dissertation project, and top up your existing postgraduate diploma or undergraduate degree to masters level. Top up your postgraduate diploma to a full masters degree. Study part-time, with flexible start dates and distance learning options, perfect for practising nurses. Develop academically with research-based study, and contribute to the development of practice. Benefit from workshops, electronic resources and regular meetings with academic supervisors. Previous students have reported that taking the course has benefitted them by: extending their professional knowledge and expertise; enhancing professional-decision-making; contributing to evidence based practice; encouraging innovation; developing leadership skills. You may also wish to progress to doctoral studies.

Different course options

Part time | Collegiate Campus | 3 years | AUG-20

Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students must hold a degree in any subject and a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing from a pre-registration course along with a registered (NMC) nurse status.

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 7,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for highly skilled employment, creative problem-solving and dealing with...more

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