|Degree:||Master of Science (MSc)|
|University website:||Nursing Studies MSc/Nursing Studies (Advanced Nursing Practice)|
The MSc Nursing Studies is a part-time programme. It consists of 180 credits including two core modules (90 credits) and 90 credits of optional modules to complete the programme.
The MSc Nursing Studies is studied part-time a list of modules available to you is available on the University CPD website.
Optional modules may include:
The two core modules of the MSc Nursing Studies are:
A programme planning meeting with the programme leader will be arranged prior to choosing your modules. This meeting will allow you to focus on the specific modules you wish to study and to discuss any Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
The advanced practice pathway is studied part-time. The pathway is a fixed route to meet the DH advanced practice position statement and the HEE advanced practice framework.
The fixed pathway is:
If you do not wish to study the full MSc, you may consider the option of a postgraduate diploma. The PGDip consists of 120 credits. This is made up of 90 credits of optional modules or RPL plus one core module, WBH 4630 a work based learning research inquiry module of 30 credits. Students wishing to receive the post-graduate diploma do not need to take the final 60 credit module.
This is made up of 60 credits of optional modules or RPL.
Students who already have a post-graduate diploma in a health related subject could apply for the MSc Nursing Studies ‘top up’ route. This route allows students to accredit the PGDip. It consists of a single combined research methods/ dissertation module, NSA 4050 Developing Research Capability (60 credits).