MSc Adult Nursing / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- MSc Adult Nursing
- 2 Years Full Time
- Entry requirements
We normally require you to have an Upper Second-class honours degree or above. If you have a Lower Second classification degree, your application will be considered on a case-by-case basis depending on your experience and overall performance on your previous degree.
This course is also suitable for candidates who wish to change a field e.g. mental health, children's or learning disabilities nurses that would like a qualification in adult nursing.
We also require:
- GCSE Maths grade C/4 or above
- GCSE English Language grade B/6 or above
- GCSE Science subject (grade C/4 in subjects such as Biology/Human Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Double Award Science or Single Award Science). GCSE Applied Science is not acceptable in lieu of GCSE Science.
We do not accept other Level 2 qualifications as equivalent to GCSE English or Maths (eg Functional Skills) and will only consider specific international qualifications as equivalents.
We also require 695 hours of health care related experience in a care setting, eg a care home or hospital volunteering, and 500 hours of prior learning, which will be assessed via a portfolio.
- Number of places/applicants
- How to apply
- As this is a pre-registration course, you need to apply through UCAS (UCAS code B742).
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- Study at a university ranked 6th in the world and 3rd in the UK for Nursing (QS World University Rankings 2022).
- Study in a department that has produced leading nurse practitioners, researchers and policymakers.
- Gain experience in a wide range of learning environments at nearby Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, including leadership, education and research.
- Work alongside internationally renowned clinicians and nurse consultants in a wide range of specialties including wound care, digital health, emergency medicine, infection prevention and control and clinical decision making.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £9,250
International, including EU, students (per annum): £25,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
As per the government announcement, all UK nursing students on courses from September 2020 will receive a payment of at least £5,000 a year which they will not need to pay back. The funding will be given to all new and continuing degree-level nursing, midwifery and many allied health students from September 2020. More information can be found on the NHS website.
Please note, eligibility criteria for the new funding will be the same as the wider NHS Learning Support Fund payable to students ordinarily resident in the UK and studying at a university in England. Find out about the financial support available to students starting at Manchester.
One fees-only widening participation scholarship may be available for each intake. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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).
For the latest scholarship and bursary information please visit the fees and funding page.
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