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Location Lancaster
Duration Full-time, 1 Year, Part-time, 2 Years
Start date January 2020, September 2020
Entry Requirements Programme specification (PDF)
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Are you a registered nurse in your country with a nursing qualification at degree level? Would you love to study in the UK to boost your academic qualifications?

We’ll enable you to enhance your academic and professional development by topping-up your existing nursing qualification to masters level within a United Kingdom Higher Education Institution (HEI).

This MSc does not give accreditation with the UK Nursing & Midwifery Council and there are no practice placements attached to this programme.

Why Choose University of Cumbria

You’ll challenge your existing nursing knowledge and develop new ideas and new ways of thinking to confidently enhance your nursing career – and you will be supported every step of the way by experienced nurse academics.

And, we are amongst the UK’s leading health and social care departments.

  • Opportunity to study in the UK and get an insight into the NHS
  • Boosts your CV and career prospects
  • Taught by experienced practitioners and academics, who have extensive experience of working in the NHS, carry out national and international research, and publish papers in their areas of expertise - which will enhance your learning
  • Support from an individual personal tutor for the duration of the course
  • Flexibility to focus on your specialist area of practice
  • Develop Postgraduate key skills in your specialist area and a critical awareness of issues at the forefront of nursing practice
  • Insight into what it is like to work within the NHS thanks to our great contacts across the service
  • Great learning resources for nursing

There is a whole range of other support for international students at the university, you can find more information about this on our international student support pages.

You’ll be based in Lancaster, a vibrant city, close to the iconic Lake District National Park – now a UNESCO World Heritage Site - and bustling cities of Manchester and Liverpool. So, you’ll have plenty to explore and do outside of your studies.

Graduate destinations

You'll be able to employ advanced subject-specific and cognitive skills to enable decision-making in complex and unpredictable situations, generating new ideas and supporting the achievement of desired outcomes. You'll display a mastery of a complex and specialised area of knowledge and a critical awareness of issues at the forefront of the area of study.

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