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  Nursing Science Registered Nurse (Adult) MSc


Northumbria University    Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Full time January MSc 2 years full-time
Nursing & Health (27)

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Embark on a transformative journey with Northumbria University's Nursing Science Registered Nurse (Adult) MSc programme. This two-year Masters course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to lead the nursing profession, in alignment with the Nursing and Midwifery Council's 'Future Nurse' standards. Delve into a blend of theory and practice, with placements complementing campus-based learning at the Coach Lane Campus. The innovative curriculum fosters curiosity, creativity, and collaboration in care, preparing you for rapid career progression. Benefit from state-of-the-art facilities at the Clinical Skills Centre, including virtual reality equipment and high fidelity Simulated Mannequins. The programme's emphasis on evidence-based practice, digital skills, and critical thinking ensures you graduate as a compassionate and competent professional. To qualify, you need a 2:2 honours degree in any subject and relevant GCSEs, along with practical care experience. Elevate your nursing career with Northumbria's forward-thinking approach to education.

About the course

Northumbria University has an established reputation for excellence and innovation in nursing education. We are working closely with our NHS partners to deliver a pre-registration Nursing Science Masters that embodies the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s ‘Future Nurse’ standards, to equip you to lead your profession. 

This course has specific application deadlines please visit our deadlines page for details.

This two-year Masters will allow graduates from any undergraduate subject to build on their experience in a caring role, and graduate with NMC Registration. Studying within the requirements of the new NMC standards means that you will be prepared for rapid career progression, especially when combined with the high-level attributes that you will acquire as a Northumbria postgraduate.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in any subject, and GCSEs at Grade 4 (Grade C) or above in English Language and Mathematics.

Applicants will be required to attend an interview. Following interview, applicants will be asked to complete an RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) document to provide evidence of undertaking a minimum of 500 hours of occupational or voluntary care work, and a minimum of 700 hours of appropriate theoretical learning and understanding, which can be evidenced from a previous degree and practice.

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