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MSc Nursing with Pathways in Adult or Mental Health Nursing (Pre-Registration)

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MSc Adult Nursing Carlisle

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Duration Full-time
Start date April 2021
Entry Requirements Programme specification (PDF)
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This is a pre-registration nursing course designed for graduates who would like to become qualified nurses. Nurses translate evidence-based knowledge to improve healthcare delivery while maintaining and emphasising the ethics of person-centred care.

The modules on this course have been designed with this in mind and aim to stimulate innovation, improve quality, manage risk, and identify areas for productive change.

Did you know that an NHS Bursary is available for this course? Tap here to learn more

MSc Adult Nursing

The MSc Adult Nursing course prepares you for a fulfilling and rewarding career caring for adults of all ages who have had injuries, suffered accidents, acquired disease or have a range of healthcare needs.

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MSc Mental Health Nursing

The MSc Mental Health Nursing prepares you to recognise individual needs and the appropriate interventions for them -  helping people make positive changes to their lives and supporting them on their journey of recovery.

Mental Health Students,

Why Choose to study MSc Nursing at the University of Cumbria

  • Over 97% of Adult and Mental Health Nursing Students are in work or further study within 6 months (DLHE 2016/17)
  • Eligible to join the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Register to practice as a qualified Adult or Mental Health nurse upon successful completion of all aspects of the course.
  • Our contacts with NHS Trusts and care providers give you great employment prospects.
  • Accommodation options.
  • Tutors carry out national and international research, are members of national advisory bodies and publish papers in their areas of expertise - which will enhance your learning.
  • Build on your undergraduate experience and become a fully-qualified nurse in two years.
  • Obtain sought-after postgraduate credentials
  • Gain vital real-world experience by spending 50% of your course on placement.
  • Former students have won prestigious national awards for their work in nursing.

Our primary goal is to see you become an excellent qualified nurse, who has a sound and current knowledge of issues and conditions affecting patients and clients across a wide range of clinical practice settings.

You’ll be supported closely throughout your postgraduate degree so that you step into a role as an qualified nurse who can confidently make a difference to other peoples’ lives when it matters.

Graduate destinations

Eligible to join the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register to practice as a qualified Adult or Mental Health nurse upon successful completion of all aspects of the course. Our contacts with NHS Trusts and care providers give you great employment prospects.