MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice (Nursing) / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 1 year full-time, 2 or 3 years part-time
- Entry requirements
We require a health professional qualification relevant to nursing or current registration with the relevant professional, statutory or equivalent regulatory body.
You must also hold a relevant honours first degree (Lower Second or above, or equivalent) from an approved higher education institution OR evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience that the University accepts as qualifying you for entry.
Students whose unit(s) have practical components also need written support from their employer to attend and complete any practice requirements.
- How to apply
Please could all applicants apply online . See the application and selection section of this page for more information.
We recommend you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.
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- Develop the professional knowledge and leadership skills needed for advanced level practice in nursing.
- Study at a university ranked 6th in the world and 3rd in the UK for Nursing (QS World University Rankings 2022).
- Learn when it suits you with our part-time and full-time study options.
- Choose from a range of course units to suit your own interests within nursing.
- We also offer units from this MSc as standalone courses for continuing professional development (CPD). See the nursing, midwifery and social work CPD page for further information.
This course was a finalist in the Student Nursing Times Awards 2023.
Judges feedback noted, 'The programme presented was topical and important for nursing and healthcare more widely. Testimonials from students were highly positive and this is to be commended. Support from stakeholders also showed that the programme was highly valued in practice settings.'
Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .
Fees for entry in 2024 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2023 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): £10,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): £25,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
The fees will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry).
For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance. Please be aware that you are only eligible for the postgraduate loan for English students if you choose the 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time programme.
For part-time routes, full-time fees will be split over two or three years as appropriate.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1,000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
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