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Year of Entry 2019/20
MSc

Nursing Adult

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


Everything you need to know...

How long will I study? 2 Years
Where will I study? Collegiate Campus
What is the UCAS code? 3010
When do I start? March 2020

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Course summary

  • Build on your undergraduate experience and become a fully-qualified nurse in two years.
  • Become eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a qualified adult  nurse.
  • Gain vital real-world experience; 50% of your course is spent on placement.
  • Obtain sought-after postgraduate credentials, with a NHS Band 5 prospective starting salary.

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.


Student View

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

How you learn

Watch course leader Helen Monks talk about this course.

This course equips you with the expertise, interpersonal skills and managerial ability needed for adult nursing. You'll study theory and practice in our modern facilities, and you'll apply your skills across 40 weeks of practice-based learning. These placements take place across the region, with leading healthcare providers. Throughout, you'll be supported by the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, and will be assigned suitably prepared practice supervisors, and practice assessors. Graduation ensures your eligibility for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

You learn through

  • practice-based learning
  • study in our advanced clinical suites
  • lectures and seminars
  • examination
  • coursework
  • case studies
  • presentations

Applied learning

Work placements

Practice-based learning is central to your development, and you spend 40 weeks of your course on placement. You gain experience in a diverse range of adult nursing settings, such as caring for acutely ill adults in their own homes.

Placements are across South Yorkshire and the Humber, with some of the UK's leading healthcare providers. On your placements, you are assigned suitably prepared Practice Supervisors and Practice Assessors.  They support you and make sure you are comfortable in your surroundings, so you make the most of the experience.

You work with old and young adults with critical and acute health care needs. Adult nurses also assist with longer term and palliative care requirements. Work may be based in hospital wards, clinics or community settings.


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 subject to approval 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 practice in the UK.

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

Collegiate campus

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

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Collegiate Campus map
Location

Collegiate Crescent
Sheffield
S10 2BP

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Collegiate library

Collegiate Library can be found just off Ecclesall Road. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work in

  • advanced clinical facilities
  • mock wards and operating facilities

Learn more about your department

Take a tour of the state-of-the-art facilities that enrich student learning in the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

Entry requirements

All students

GCSE English Language and GCSE Science at grade C or 4 and GCSE Maths at grade D or 3.

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

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of 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
Module: Creating Original Practice Credits: 45
Module: Evaluating Research Methodologies Credits: 15
Module: Person Centred Care - Providing And Evaluating Credits: 30
Module: Sciences For Nursing Practice Credits: 15
Module: Understanding Complexity In Practice Credits: 15

Final year

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

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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)

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How do I apply?

You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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