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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Pediatrics Intensive Care Nursing Children's Nursing

Course type


Course Summary

Engage with nationally renowned senior neonatal clinical specialists and researchers while studying bespoke neonatal clinical modules as part of a global online learning community. Our programme is developed in collaboration with the European Society for Paediatric Research and its Neonatal Online Training and Education (NOTE) Faculty. You will have the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills and contemporary clinical knowledge enabling you to constructively question, and propose solutions to current and future challenges encountered in neonatal policy and practice. Modules within the programme are developed and delivered by senior neonatal clinicians and academics across Europe.


Your learning will be supported by your personal academic tutor, online module leaders and, where appropriate, academic coach. Online teaching and learning methods include: lectures, seminar groups and both supervised and self-directed study. These methods are designed to integrate theory and practice and to foster a spirit of enquiry.


Students will study optional modules.

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

Applicants are expected to have a first degree (2:2 class or above) or equivalent from an approved institution of higher education, at least one satisfactory reference (on some occasions a second reference will be required), at least 2 years of relevant neonatal experience and registration with an appropriate professional body.

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more

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