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MSc Nursing Adult

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Year of Entry 2022/23
MSc

Nursing Adult

Course in clearing
Full-time Nursing and midwifery

Gain an advanced adult nursing qualification, and become eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council in two years.


Places available in clearing

Apply for a place on this course starting in 2022. Call us now on 0330 024 6390 from 6.30am on Thursday 18 August.

Clearing is not open to international students this year.

 

Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home: See fees section below
How long will I study? 2 Years
Where will I study? Collegiate Campus
What is the UCAS code? 3010
When do I start? January 2023

Course summary

  • Build on your undergraduate experience and become a fully-qualified nurse in two years.
  • Understand health sciences in the practice setting.
  • Gain the knowledge, skills and values to enter into highly skilled employment.
  • Develop a strong professional identity and confidence.
  • Learn to develop and deliver person-centred care.
  • Reflect on the evolution of the nursing role.

This unique course offers you an exciting opportunity to transform the lives of individuals and communities by becoming a fully qualified adult nurse. You’ll consider the changing nature of health, illness and recovery, as well as the relationship between healthcare professionals and service users. You’ll graduate as a reflective, competent and employable professional.


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Watch student Bryony Wilkinson talk about what it’s like to study on this course.

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How you learn

Watch course leader Helen Monks talk about this course.

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 learn from enthusiastic academic staff who have a variety of clinical expertise and experience. You’ll apply your theoretical study directly to your practice setting — where you’ll work on real cases.

Nurses are an integral part of a multidisciplinary team. In some modules, you will learn and collaborate with students from other health and social care courses. This approach will help you to deliver person-centred care with an understanding of how other professionals contribute to the person's journey through health and social care services.

You learn through

  • practice learning (50%)
  • lectures
  • workshops
  • projects and group work
  • presentations
  • simulation
  • independent learning
  • skills rehearsal
  • technology enhanced learning


 

Course leaders and tutors

Sara Morris-Docker
Sara Morris-Docker
Senior Lecturer

Passionate about pre and post-registration nurse education I am currently investigating the development of teaching methods that focus on building learning landscape … Read more

Applied learning

Theory will prepare you for practice learning. Practice learning experiences are designed to help you not only to apply theory to practice, but to develop critical and ethical approaches to your practice in order to become life-long, competent professionals. You are required to attend the practice learning experiences provided on the course to achieve the course practice learning outcomes.

You’ll undertake a range of practice learning experiences, helping you to build your skills, confidence, creativity, resilience, integrity and curiosity. This will take place in different practice learning environments, reflecting the range of ways in which services are currently delivered. This might include simulated learning and virtual placements alongside real world experience of services delivered face to face to service users.

The university will ensure that the practice learning element of your course will be compliant with the requirements of the Professional and Statutory Regulatory Body (PSRB) governing your chosen profession. This is so that by the end of your course, you will have been provided with the opportunity to demonstrate attainment of the requirements to register as a professional with your chosen profession.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • health centres
  • GP surgeries
  • the armed forces
  • community work
  • acute hospitals 
  • hospices 

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for

  • NHS Foundation Trusts
  • private and voluntary organisations
  • research projects

Accreditation

This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Graduates are eligible to apply to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

You must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council in order to practise in the UK.

Student success story

Roxana is just one of the thousands of nurses we train every year. Here she explains what motivates her to work as a nurse in the NHS. Learn more about Roxana's story.

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

Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.

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Location

Collegiate Crescent
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S10 2BP

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Entry requirements

All students

You need a first degree recognised in the UK at 2:2 or above.

If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 7.0 or above, with a minimum score of 6.5 in each skill.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.

Offers are subject to enhanced DBS check, Occupational Health assessment and required immunisations prior to enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.


Modules

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.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Creating Original Practice Credits: 45 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Evaluating Research Methodologies Credits: 15 Assessment: Practical
Module: Person Centred Care - Providing And Evaluating Credits: 30 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sciences For Nursing Practice Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Understanding Complexity In Practice Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Evaluating Complexity In Practice Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Leading For The Future Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Person Centred Care - Leading And Coordinating Credits: 30 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

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Health and social care funding

Find out how to fund your studies by visiting our health and social care pages for more information.

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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)

Legal information

Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.

 

Apply now for a 2022 start

This course has places available in clearing. Call us now on 0330 024 6390 from 6.30am on Thursday 18 August.

Clearing is not open to international students this year.

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