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MSc Nursing


Course Description

The course is aimed at students who have completed the PGDip Nursing and involves one module which is Dissertation. We will give you the support you need to complete your dissertation while you work in the field. You will cover the whole research process, from ethics approval to writing your final report, with the guidance of an allocated supervisor.

Visit the website: http://bucks.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/health-and-social-sciences/pt/nursing-pt-1718

What will this course cover?

The MSc in Nursing top-up course involves one module which is Dissertation. We will give you the support you need to complete your dissertation while you work in the field. You will cover the whole research process, from ethics approval to writing your final report, with the guidance of an allocated supervisor. By the end of the course you will have investigated a topic important to your work place at a higher level.

The project you will complete will be one of the following:
• An independent piece of research
• A work-based project
• Systematic literature review
• Audit or service development

What are my career prospects?

Achieving your MSc will boost your CV and make you stand out to employers. You are likely to find you have additional opportunities for employment because of your advanced skill set and commitment to your nursing career.

Some students choose to continue their education by completing a PhD. Further education allows for further skill development and specialisation.

How will you help me prepare for my future career?

The course will improve your critical thinking and problem solving skills through evidence-based practice. Your knowledge will be supported by your experience and you will feel confident in your skills.

You will be able to identify a suitable research topic, evaluate the literature, analyse your findings and reach conclusions. You will also understand how research findings can shape future research or influence practice.

We'll increase your knowledge and develop the way you think. You'll leave the course confident that you are prepared for the next step in your career.

You will be motivated to continue contributing to improving the quality of professional care and support within the UK.

How to apply

Apply here: http://bucks.ac.uk/applynow/

Funding

There are a range of funding opportunities for postgraduate students which include sponsorship, bursaries, scholarships and loans: http://bucks.ac.uk/fees_funding/postgraduate-masters-scholarships/

Visit the MSc Nursing page on the Buckinghamshire New University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have completed a PGDip in Nursing (pre-qualifying) with NMC registration. Students should have 120 credits at Level 6 and 7, where 90 credits are from Level 7. Additionally you must be employed within clinical practice.If you did not study for your PGDip at Bucks New University, you will need to show evidence of successful completion of a Level 7 research module.

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