As a University of Southampton student when you complete your PGDip you have the option to return to ‘top-up’ the diploma to MSc. The Master of Science Top-up Award aims to enhance your knowledge base and skills to be a critically aware practitioner able to appraise and, if necessary, challenge practice. You will be enabled to use effectively a philosophy of care that is based on evidence, to develop and lead service provision that meets the needs of a 21st century health and social care service. This is a part time programme which commences each September. You need to commence the programme within three years of completing your Postgraduate Diploma.
Our nursing is ranked 10th in the world and 3rd amongst UK universities in the QS World Rankings by Subject 2017.
This is the course page for MSc Nursing Studies (Top-up for Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing or SCPHN) at the University of Southampton. Find out everything about Nursing Studies (Top-up for Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing or SCPHN) and what studying here involves.
In this course page we explain a range of key information about the course. This includes typical entry requirements, modules you can take and how assessment works. We also suggest career opportunities open to you as a University of Southampton graduate of MSc Nursing Studies (Top-up for Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing or SCPHN).
If you still have questions, please get in touch and we’ll be happy to answer any enquiries. See our contact us page for our telephone, email and address information.
There are two top up programmes:
MSc Nursing Studies (programme code 4032). This programme is only open to those students who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (pre-registration) adult, child or mental health pathways.
MSc Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Studies (programme code 5470). This programme is only open to those students who have completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Practice: Specialist Community Public Health Nursing [SCPHN] (all pathways) September 2012 and on.
Studying the cognitive and neural basis for diverse brain functions such as perception, action, language, attention and memory.
Thanks to advanced brain-imaging techniques, scientists are now able to observe the human brain in action. Cognitive neuroscientists therefore no longer have to rely solely on patients with brain damage to ascertain which parts of the brains are involved in which tasks and functions. They can now conduct targeted experiments on healthy persons. As a result, the discipline has gained tremendous momentum over the past twenty years.
This research Master’s programme is open to students with Bachelor’s degrees in Linguistics, Physics, Biology, Medicine, Mathematics, Behavioural Sciences, Artificial Intelligence or a related discipline. It offers an in-depth theoretical background by internationally renowned scientists in the first year. The second year is dedicated to elaborate practical training in setting up, conducting and reporting research in cognitive neuroscience. A large majority of our graduates gain a PhD position, while other graduates find jobs in the commercial sector or at research institutes.
- This Master’s programme is located within the world-renowned Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, located on the campus of the Radboud University, with a research staff of over 500 scientists.
- Nijmegen is one of the foremost centres of cognitive neuroscience in the world. Hundreds of scientists from various faculties and top institutes have joined forces on the Radboud University campus. Besides the Donders Institute there is the Radboud university medical centre and the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics. Their researchers work together very closely, exchange expertise and share state-of-the-art research equipment to unravel the workings of the human brain.
- This competitive programme provides a sound balance of theory and practice. Our selective approach guarantees excellence, especially during the research training period.
- The Radboud University campus holds a large array of state-of-the-art equipment, like labs with fMRI, MEG, EEG and eye-tracking equipment. Master’s students are free to use these, enabling you to do any type of research in this field you’d want to.
- The programme has its own, student-driven, scientific journal; based on the Stanford Exchange: Proceeding of the Master’s Programme Cognitive Neuroscience.
The research Master’s programme offers four specialisations that coincide with the research themes of the Donders Institute:
- Language and Communication
Studies the acquisition, understanding and production of language, and their biological underpinning.
- Perception, Action and Control
Studies basic sensorimotor aspects as well as the cognitive, contextual and social components of perception-action coupling.
- Plasticity and Memory
Studies the mechanistic underpinnings and behavioural consequences of long-term changes in neural structure and function.
- Brain Networks and Neuronal Communication
Studies the interaction between and within groups of neurons, and with the outside world
We have deliberately created a high admission threshold to ensure that all our students are highly motivated and have the ability to work at an advanced level. All applications are screened individually to make sure the new students meet our stringent entry criteria and help maintain the current standards of excellence.
Once admitted to the programme, you can expect to be trained as a multidisciplinary scientist. We offer a multi-disciplinary programme that closely involves scientists from various faculties and research institutes on campus, who come from all over the world. Their research has gained national and international recognition for its high quality. In the Master’s programme you’ll attend lectures by these top scientists. They will also supervise your practical training and the writing of a Master’s thesis in the second year.
The research you’ll become a part of addresses cross-disciplinary challenges. Besides studying the basic topics of your specialisation, you may also choose to help improve brain-computer interfaces, a hot topic with applications in medicine and information technology. Apart from being very exciting, it’s also logical that various disciplines are merging.
A unique multi-disciplinary Master’s programme
Are you interested in the human brain? Would you like to conduct research into the workings of the brain and join an enthusiastic, international group of top researchers? Radboud University offers a multi-faculty Master’s programme in Cognitive Neuroscience. The programme takes two years and is of course of a scientific orientation. There is a strong emphasis on experimental research. After all, what counts is hands-on research experience. This Master’s programme is unique in Europe.
The Master’s programme in Cognitive Neuroscience is primarily focused on training you as a researcher and if possible, a top researcher, because research institutes and businesses around the world desperately need highly qualified and motivated young researchers. Moreover, since cognitive neuroscience is a rather young discipline, much in this field has not yet been explored. There are many challenging questions that need to be answered. So there is plenty of room for new discoveries!
This competitive programme provides a sound balance of theory and practice. We enroll about 50 students per year. Our selective approach guarantees excellence, especially during the research training period.
This Master's programme will give you the qualifications you need to go on to get a PhD position. About 80-90% of our graduates take on a PhD project in Nijmegen or in other parts of the world. Others find jobs in the commercial sector or in research institutes.
Each year there are, on average, about 12 PhD positions available at the graduate schools Donders Graduate School for Cognitive Neuroscience (DGCN) and the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS).
See the website http://www.ru.nl/masters/cns
The MSc / MA Health and Wellbeing ‘Top Up’ course is designed to allow you to ‘top up’ your existing Post-graduate Diploma qualification (or equivalent) in any health, welfare or social care related subject to a full master’s qualification. This will be achieved by you producing a 60 credit independent study in one of three options.
Whichever option you choose this module will consist of an independent project designed, planned and carried out by yourself and written up in a minimum of 15,000 and a maximum of 20,000 words. You will be provided with appropriate individual supervision to support your independent study.
You will complete your Master’s level education in the concepts, theories and academic skills of relevance to your work arena or chosen career path. The course caters for both students who are currently working in the health, welfare or social care fields and for students who are not currently working in these fields but hope to enhance their post-graduate skills and knowledge in order to take up such employment. The course aims to offer a flexible approach to the topic chosen for your independent study, will foster independence and responsibility in taking control of your own learning and professional development needs, and build on your existing knowledge and experience.
This course aims to meet professional development needs in the health, welfare and social care sectors, which are undergoing significant transformation and change.
The Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing series of seminars and lectures spans education, sport, care, psychology health and wellbeing, bringing you a variety of engaging speakers and experts from the University of Wolverhampton and many other UK universities, visit http://www.wlv.ac.uk/fehw/lectures
Many students will choose this course because they are already working in the health, welfare and/or social care fields. Gaining this award will enhance their professional development and promotion prospects.
Many of our students go on to achieve new posts as a result of their studies. Often this happens during their course not only after completion. Participating in academic study at any level will encourage analysis and criticality and hence will improve the opportunity for promotion and advancement. Successful completion of an academic qualification will facilitate students in providing a justification for progression through the skills escalator and will often act as a catalyst to enable the student to pass through the band gateways. Some Masters level students have used the findings from their independent research studies to make recommendations which they have gone on to implement at work.
Other students may choose this course because they wish to move into the health arena. Our past Masters students have taken posts as public or voluntary service administrators, managers and researchers and as teachers or researchers in Further and Higher Education Institutions.
All students will be able to focus on their particular research interests in their independent research studies. This course allows students to pursue these interests in depth, to engage with current research and to carry out their own, high quality, research studies.
On completion of your Masters degree you can now progress to a Doctorate in Health and Wellbeing, within our Institute of Health Professions.
Do you aspire for a management role, but hold a qualification in another subject? Our Diploma in Management is the most popular undergraduate offering, covering wide selection of topics that will equip you with the practical skills you need to excel in management or consultancy.
Relevant, Flexible and delivered in 12 months, thats the power of our Global Online MBA programme. Majority of our Students highly rate our Global MBA programme in terms of return on investment and programme content. Key facts: Online programme with student to faculty ratio of just 15:1; LSIB has world-class professors, derived from best institutions. Many of the professors also have hands-on experience in running and growing businesses. State of the art of £1 million Learning Management System (LMS) with 24 X 7 Support. Fully recognized and globally accepted Degree. With the advantage of studying on the job, anytime and anywhere, you get cost advantage and same degree which is given to full time students at the university campus.
With LSIB you will get following advantage in order to study on-line.
Learners who are seeking to progress to higher education to take a Bachelor's degree course in Management. Learners could also progress directly to employment.
The Master in Conservation Biology, with specialization in Behavioural Ecology and Wildlife Management, aims at providing a critical and conceptually-based understanding of animal behaviour and evolutionary ecology, in the framework of conservation biology and wildlife management. This two-year master program consists in both lessons and fieldtrips, while half of the second year is devoted to a personal research project conducted by students in an international research team.
OUR MASTER PROGRAM
The Master program has a two-year span, with most of the courses taught in english. Our teaching philosophy is based on the idea that biodiversity conservation must be grounded in a multi-level knowledge approach, mixing key disciplines in ecology and evolution with recent technical advances in the fields of biometry, molecular ecology and management tools. The teaching content is rooted in our established strengths in behavioural ecology, evolutionary biology, conservation biology, quantitative ecology and research design. The master program is enriched by input from professional conservationists and managers, to put courses in the broader context of project management and decision-making policies.
The specific teaching objectives aim at developing and improving students’ skills to:
Half of the second year is devoted to conducting a personal research project and writing a thesis of 12,000 words. Research projects are conducted within an international team previously selected by the students, and led with the support of an expert supervisor.
TEACHING & FIELDTRIPS
Teaching consists of lectures, seminars by international researchers, class tutorials and practical training in the laboratory and in the field, providing in-depth exploration of key issues. Our teaching philosophy is to stimulate balanced and evidence-based discussions and debates between academic staff and students. Such interactions provide efficient training to identify and explore theory, methods and practice in an academic environment.
Field courses allow students to apply the methods and ideas developed in the classroom to practical use in the field. Each year, you will attend at least one week-long fieldtrip, and several one-day field sessions. The "Camargue field course" provides the opportunity to work on a model species for wildlife management in the Camargue Natural Regional Park (CNRP): the greater flamingo. Fieldwork will be grounded on extensive research on wildlife populations in the context of the various activities taking place in the CNRP. Other field courses address the quantitative analysis of animal behaviour, the monitoring of wildlife, and ex-situ conservation. The “Parc Polaire fieldtrip”, in the Jura mountains, allows students to experience the role of and, stakes faced by, a park dedicated to the conservation of European wild species such as the European bison and deer species.
The aim of our master program is to train future scientific leaders in animal behaviour and conservation biology, as well as future managers and policy officers in biodiversity, conservation and wildlife management.
Therefore, our program aims at providing both a diversified and specialized expertise in the general fields of animal behaviour and wildlife management. It also combines behavioural ecology and conservation biology as major disciplines with some other relevant topics – ethics and deontology, epistemology, socioeconomics of conservation, structure and management of environmental organizations, in addition to the hard science of biodiversity.
The master's Alumni Office helps alumni keep in touch with each other and organises alumni events.
LIFE IN DIJON, CAPITAL CITY OF BURGUNDY (FRANCE)
The whole of the program takes place at the University of Burgundy-Franche Comté, located in the scenic city of Dijon. The former capital city of the Duchy of Burgundy, Dijon is now a medium-size French city, where you can enjoy a vibrant and active cultural life, as well as quick getaways to the countryside and the world famous neighbouring vineyards of the so-called “Golden coast”.
Life in Dijon is very affordable and accommodation easily accessible. The city is well-equipped with modern tramway and bus lines, making commuting between any place in Dijon and the University easy and convenient.
Showing marks of its medieval past, Dijon has excelled in making any subsequent architectural revolution his own. Dijon possesses a fair number of outstanding museums and remarkable monuments, and is also internationally known as the hometown of the notorious French gastronomy. Dijon has a vibrant cultural life with music and food festivals all over the year. Cultural and leisure attractions are widespread, from classical music concerts to jazz festivals, food fairs, cinemas… Dijon is also host of several top-level professional sports teams (football, basketball, handball, rugby…), while also offering a large diversity of sports facilities for the amateur. From beach-volley fields to suburban hiking and cycling paths, urban parks and the much appreciated Lake Kir, incentives to jump in a pair of trainers will be everywhere.
Up to five fellowship grants (800 € per month, during up to 10 months) will be awarded each year to high quality foreign students, with a particular attention to applications coming from Mediterranean countries and Caribbean island nations and territories.
During the first year, students take examinations associated with the Master in Conservation Biology, specialized in Behavioural Ecology and Wildlife Management. Examinations must be successfully passed (i.e. obtain 60 ECTS credits) in order to proceed to the second year. In the second year, the thesis following your research project accounts for half the marks of the second year.
For further information about how to apply, please directly contact the head of the master program, Professor Frank Cézilly ([email protected]).
Please also visit our dedicated webpage (http://www.nature-conservation-ubfc.com/bewm/fr/), and like our facebook page (“Master BEWM – UBFC Dijon”) to stay up to date with the life of and the latest news about our program!
Placed 6th worldwide in the 2016 Financial Times Master in Management rankings, the ESCP Europe MIM is a life-changing option for any career-focused student searching for both a European Identity and a Global Perspective.
This two-year, full-time general management Master programme provides the opportunity to study in up to four countries, with options ranging from ESCP Europe's own six European campuses to our 70 partners worldwide. Designed for students with Bachelor degrees (or equivalent) in any field of study (Master programme) or those without who have previously completed at least two years of university education (Pre-Master programme in preparation for the two-year MIM), it features more than 35 specialisations in Finance, International Business, Marketing, Entrepreneurship and many more.
The integrated programme curriculum, taught across our six ESCP Europe campuses, offers the possibility to obtain up to four national degrees in ESCP Europe campus countries (Germany, UK, Spain, France, Italy and Poland) - plus the option of dual degrees with our academic partners across the globe.
Because we value practical experience as an essential asset, Master in Management graduates leave with a minimum of 40 weeks of professional experience. This ensures that you leave the programme with not only a world-class academic qualification, but also the invaluable intercultural practical experience top recruiters are looking for.
In addition to the study-internship structure, we also offer the possibility of following an apprenticeship study track, allowing for systematic structured periods at the School whilst also working in a firm for an extended learning experience.
If you are looking for international exposure, professional experience and a curriculum recognised as one of the best in the world, look no further than ESCP Europe's Master in Management.
As a Master in Management student, you will:
-Develop an in-depth knowledge of state-of-the-art techniques in management and the business world.
-Build and enhance your career plans through specialised course options and in-company experience.
-Strengthen your ability to live and work in a highly multicultural and international environment through studying in up to four different countries and cultures.
-Broaden your horizon by studying alongside students from a vast range of backgrounds, such as business management, economics, engineering and social sciences.
-Get practical experience and create your own network through case studies, field projects and internships.
-Prepare to take on major responsibilities in tomorrow's economic environment by developing a European identity with a global perspective on today's economy.
-A two-year, full-time intercultural general management programme
-Ranked 1st in the 2016 Financial Times Master in Management league table in Germany, the UK, Spain, Italy and Poland and 3rd in France.
-An integrated intercultural programme curriculum taught across the six ESCP Europe campuses
-The opportunity to study in a minimum of two, and a maximum of four different countries
-120 partner universities worldwide, more than 20 of which offer double-degree options
-Designed for students with Bachelor degrees (or equivalent) in any field of study
-One-year pre-master option for students without a Bachelor degree (having previously completed at least two years of university education) in preparation for the Master programme
-Supported by ESCP Europe's extensive Alumni Association network (50,000 members and counting) and close ties with the business world
-Five seminars, including [email protected] which is held at the European Parliament
-At least two integrated internships
-The option of gap years or apprenticeships
-Excellent employment rates, with 74% of the most recent graduating class employed before even completing their studies
Join the NEOMA BS Master in Management and become a high-level manager, with solid cross-functional skills, a cutting-edge specialisation, and the ability to unite people and rethink dominant models.
This exceptional programme benefits from all the expertise of a “Grande Ecole” with a rich history and tradition and a strong network of professional and academic partners and alumni throughout the world.
Available on both our Rouen and Reims campuses, it will offer you a broad range of possibilities in terms of tracks, specialisations and work environments.
When you join the programme you will develop an overall vision of the company and understand how its different functions combine to enhance its performance. This cross-functional approach is central to the educational philosophy of the Master in Management programme. It will make you an expert in management, capable of leading specialists effectively in marketing, finance, accounting, human resources, etc.
Providing genuine employment possibilities, the programme will boost your prospects of being rapidly recruited as a specialist. At the same time, throughout the programme you will acquire cross-functional, flexible skills, enabling you to gain rapid promotion to senior management positions. These same qualities will guarantee your employability throughout your professional life, in France or abroad.
A career that will live up to your expectations.
Our Master in Management includes several tracks, both traditional and alternative, with one fundamental objective: to offer you a curriculum that fits your career plan perfectly.
Depending on your level of English, from the outset you can follow most of your courses in English.
Professional experience during your studies is essential because it will:
The Master in Management provides for at least 10 months of internships :
You can apply for the numerous offers that companies advertise directly through the School, or you can look for a business or contract that suits you best.
Our entrepreneurship track
Do you have an entrepreneurial project in mind? The entrepreneurship track is made for you. Offered in your second year, this selective track allows you to focus on your own entrepreneurial project.
Your specially adapted timetable enables you to follow courses in the morning and work on your entrepreneurial project in our incubator in the afternoon.
By choosing this track, you can:
This track is also offered to high-level athletes
In today’s globalised economy, you need to acquire the skills to lead your career in a multicultural environment.
This is why the Master in Management guarantees you a strongly international outlook. This commitment is implemented on and off campus in various forms.
Study in a multicultural environment
When you join our School, you choose to study on our multicultural campuses as one of a student cohort comprising of dozens of nationalities. You will work every day in small groups with these international students, learn new methods and learn to overcome communication problems caused by different languages and culture. At the end of the programme, you will be perfectly capable of working in a multicultural environment.
Spend 6 months abroad
You can spend one semester in a top-tier academic institution as part of your Master programme. The Master in Management makes this possible tthrough a top-quality international network of nearly 300 possible destinations (depending on the semester), no matter what campus you are studying at.
The internships in the Master in Management programme can also be carried out in the country of your choice, as part of your international experience.
Become a professional that companies are looking for
The Master in Management Programme at NEOMA BS chooses to employ transversality in its curriculum: during your studies, you will come in contact with different areas of corporate management and learn about their different functions and interactions.
Through this exposure, at the end of the programme, you will be able to take charge of projects from A to Z, and manage specialists from different areas of the business thanks to your transversal outlook.
This transversality opens the doors to professional placement and a continually evolving career path. Therefore you will find graduates from the NEOMA BS Master in Management programme holding a variety of positions at the different companies from various sectors of activity.
A solid alumni network is at your disposal after your studies
NEOMA Alumni is an association of NEOMA Business School graduates, one of the largest networks to come out of the Grande École programmes in France.
At the end of your studies, NEOMA Alumni and its Career Centre are there to support you throughout your professional career in all its phases.
Every year NEOMA Alumni organises more than 300 events (conferences, networking workshops, etc.) through its 26 professional clubs (sectorial or functional). The network also helps to drive the careers of graduates through promotional activities and the various networks of major companies that are always recruiting. Learn more at: http://www.neoma-alumni.com/
Business creators? NEOMA BS Incubator is there to assist you
If you are a student heading a project for either business creation or business takeover, our multi-site incubator provides you with a comprehensive support programme: