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- Gain a thorough understanding of global healthcare challenges.
- Become equipped with knowledge, skills and values that enhance your employment opportunities.
- Build on your existing nursing skills and qualifications, and become an effective healthcare professional.
- Develop the skills you need to spread your knowledge, and make a contribution to nursing practice.
This one year course has been designed for students who have completed a nursing diploma (or equivalent) overseas. It allows you to enhance your skills and gain an honours degree. You'll consider modern nursing and its challenges in depth — and prepare to make a worthwhile contribution to the field.
How you learn
All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.
On this course, you'll reflect on the challenges faced by modern nursing, and develop the skills to innovate, lead and improve services. While doing so, you'll enable others to improve their own health, wellbeing and lives.
You learn from positive and enthusiastic academic staff who have varied clinical expertise and experience.
Throughout the course, you'll engage in personal and professional development, and will have the opportunity to explore career paths.
You are encouraged to link the theory and practice of nursing through active reflection, discussion on case studies and engaging with independent learning.
You learn through
- role play
- key skills practice
Some of the modules undertaken on this course will be with UK nursing students. This provides further opportunities to explore global health issues from different perspectives.
This course prepares you for a career in
- further studies
- specialist nursing
Where will I study?
You study at Collegiate Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.
Collegiate Library can be found just off Ecclesall Road. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Equipment and facilities
On this course you work with
- simulated learning environments
- clinical suites
- Oxford Medical Simulation - Virtual Reality software
Normally, applicants will hold a Diploma with 70% in all years and will have passed their placement year.
International students require an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill area.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
|Module: Clinical Reasoning And Decision Making||Credits: 20||
|Module: Consolidating Nursing Practice||Credits: 20||
|Module: Public Health||Credits: 20||
|Module: Research 3: Using The Nursing Evidence||Credits: 40||
|Module: Undertaking Service Improvement||Credits: 20||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £14,415 per year.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Nursing and midwifery courses (PDF, 259.7KB)
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