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Adult Nursing MSc
Adult Nursing MSc

Adult Nursing MSc

  • ID:KU440176
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£23,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,200.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£23,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,200.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of 7.0, including least 6.5 in the writing section and at least 7.0 in the reading, listening and speaking sections. The University may be able to accept alternative English Language qualifications from applicants from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) on a case by case basis in line with the appropriate Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) guidelines.

Other Requirement

  • A first honours degree (normally 2:2 or above) in any subject

  • English Language and Maths GCSE at grade A* - C (discuss with admissions team if you have equivalent qualifications)

  • At this time we are not able to consider applications from international students who would need a visa to study in the UK.  

  • Any overseas qualifications should be equivalent to UK qualifications which meet our entry requirements. If you have completed your degree outside the UK, we will require a clear copy of your degree documentation to ensure NARIC comparability.  Please note that all applicants who are invited to interview will be required to present their original degree documentation.  

  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate a minimum of 770 hours care experience (approximately six months F/T work). Relevant voluntary experience would be accepted as a portion of the total hours on a case by case basis.

  • Please note that you will be required to have obtained the academic entry requirements before applying.

Course Information

Nursing is an exciting and rewarding career choice. It’s one in which you can make a real and positive contribution to people with long and short-term health problems who are facing some of the most challenging experiences of their lives.

About the course

If you're a highly motivated graduate with care experience who wishes to become a registered adult nurse and gain an MSc in an accelerated two year timeframe, the MSc Nursing graduate entry programme is perfect for you. Nursing is an exciting and rewarding career choice. It’s one in which you can make a real and positive contribution to people with long and short-term health problems who are facing some of the most challenging experiences of their lives.

Based in the Clinical Education Centre at the Royal Stoke Hospital, the programme will utilise an enquiry based learning approach which will build on both your existing graduate skill set and your past experience of working in a care setting. The programme will focus on quality care delivery, clinical skills, leadership and will be designed to be both research intensive and research informed.

To complement your University studies, we offer a diverse range of clinical placements across community and hospital settings to work with patients accessing health services.

The programme builds your academic skill sets, professional responsibility and technical complexity related to patient care throughout the two years. Successful completion of this innovative programme will ensure you will meet the registration requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

During our stimulating and intensive 2-year course to become a Keele, person-centred, graduate entry adult nurse, we aim to facilitate your development to become one of the best post-graduate nurses in the country. To achieve this you will develop a skill set which includes:

  • Deliver safe, competent, evidence-based nursing practice

  • Adopting professional values, attitudes and behaviours

  • Developing your interpersonal skills

  • Effective team-working

  • Improving management and leadership skills

  • Demonstrate competence in research and be able to successfully manage a project

Currently the professional body (Nursing and Midwifery Council) is reviewing all the education standards and programme specific standards for nursing and midwifery nationally. In light of the review of standards by the NMC in 2018 there will be changes to programmes which will affect students studying on the programme from Autumn 2019. These changes are not known at this time but we will communicate them to you as soon as they are confirmed.To ensure each student is fully informed and aware, all changes will be discussed with the student community as the changes are planned and implemented. The programme will be approved by the NMC and the University to ensure they meet the changes that the NMC have published.

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  • Module A - Fundamentals of Nursing for Health and Wellbeing

  • Module B - Acute and Critical Care Nursing

  • Module C - Transitions to Professional Nursing Practice

  • Module D - Leading for Change in Nursing Practice

  • Module E - Research, Evidence and Dissertation in Nursing Practice

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Consistently utilise a person-centred approach to nursing care based on partnership, which respects the individuality of people and families, to ensure high quality care.

  • Have a systematic understanding and critical awareness of the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours to become a thoughtful, compassionate and effective nurse who provides high-quality care based on best evidence.

  • Demonstrate excellent self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems making sound nursing judgements and communicate their conclusions clearly.

  • Have the ability to independently engage in critical inquiry and implement research findings that makes a significant positive difference to nursing care and clinical effectiveness.

  • Apply clinical reasoning and decision-making skills to enable them to safely manage complex healthcare, risk and ‘uncertainty’ both systematically and creatively.

  • Be responsive to innovation and new technologies and innovative practice that promotes safe adoption and dissemination of better quality service delivery.

  • Develop a transferable skill set required for independent reflexive learning and research for continuing professional development and post- graduate nursing careers.

  • Consistently demonstrate emotional expressiveness, self-confidence, and self-determination in effective leadership and communication.

  • Promote equality and demonstrate courageous, ethical and anti-discriminatory practices that support empowerment, advocacy and safeguarding in nursing practice.

  • Work effectively in teams to collaborate and work in partnership with people, professionals, communities and other agencies and work flexibly across changing healthcare economies.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance – Single: 300 GBP per year

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