Our course meets the needs of critical care nurses worldwide. Delivered entirely by distance learning accessible both nationally and internationally, we promote an online community of learning which is prepared by critical care experts with diverse research interests.
You’ll advance your knowledge as a nurse to meet the increasingly complex and dynamic demands of caring for critically ill patients.
Our course promotes evidence-based international guidelines, policy, ethics and world-class research in order to create nurses who can effectively use analytical and problem-solving skills in their own practice. We foster innovation and creativity in order to nurture critical care nurses who’re able to effect change and influence practice and service delivery.
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You’ll already be working as a nurse in a critical care environment, which involves regular patient/client contact (Anglia Ruskin will not arrange clinical placements). By completing this course you’ll have the opportunity to advance your career in critical care into leadership positions within clinical settings, or in the fields of management, research and teaching.
Our teaching and learning strategies draw heavily on your own experiences. Our assessments will constantly challenge your critical and creative thinking and vary between modules. They include patchwork text (a series of separate pieces of work that are ‘sewn’ together at the end to link to the structure of the module), a service user enhancement project, focused case analysis, research proposal, critical review of literature, case studies, systematic reviews and data analysis.
The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.
With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.
At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.
Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.
You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.
Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.
You won't need to pay fees until you've accepted an offer to attend, but you must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments.How to pay your fees directly
You must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments. You will also be asked for a deposit or sponsorship letter/financial guarantee. Details will be in your offer letter.Paying your fees
It’s important to decide how to fund your course before applying. Use our finance guide for postgraduate students to learn more about postgraduate loans and other funding options.
We offer a fantastic range of ARU scholarships, which provide extra financial support while you're at university. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.
From September 2018, EU students starting a postgraduate degree with us can access a £600 bursary.
Meanwhile, our £400 Books Plus scheme helps with the costs of study. There's no need to apply for this: if you're eligible you can simply collect a Books Plus card when you start your course.
Important additional notes
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email email@example.com for further information.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.
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