MSc/PG Diploma in Nursing

What does the course involve?

Many people go into nursing after previously completing a non-nursing degree in a completely different field. With 94 per cent employment within six months of qualifying and excellent career progression options, nursing offers an exceptional career opportunity.

A second undergraduate programme (BSc Nursing) is an option, however, a preferred route for many will be the MSc/PG Diploma. It offers an accelerated two-year programme leading to a PG Diploma registration as a registered nurse in your chosen field or an MSc in Nursing. You would then be qualified as an (adult, children's, mental health or learning disability) nurse.

How much does it cost?

University course fees - approximately £18,000 in tuition fees.

Funding is available through the Student Loan Company and NHS learning support fund.

How long does it take?

The MSc/PG Diploma is a two-year programme.

Entry requirements

Where can I study MSc/PG Diploma in Nursing?

What next?

Through this route you will qualify as a nurse in your chosen field (adultchildlearning disability or mental health) you can progress your career in many ways, including specialist practice. As a nurse, you can work in many settings including hospitals, community services, care homes, nurse education, research, leadership and more. 

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