Postgraduate (12 months full-time)
Please note: International students will be limited to the following optional modules due to restrictions imposed by the UK National Health Service (NHS): Advancing Decision Making for Health Care Professionals, Applied Ethics in Medical and Healthcare Context, Contemporary UK Healthcare Practice and Enhancing Care for the Adult Patient.
Our Masters course is ideal for registered nurses who wish to develop their careers. It explores the challenges facing nursing today as it builds on its essence as a caring profession, while incorporating new technologies, ideas and approaches to healthcare.
Our MSc Clinical Nursing course is designed to meet the needs of graduates who are working in a range of roles and settings in the fast-changing world of health service provision. It will be relevant to you whether you want to focus on a particular clinical speciality, or whether you're still deciding on a clinical pathway.
The course features a range of optional modules to choose from. They'll be taught in such a way that the whole care of the service user can be effectively delivered within the context of the team.
The MSc Clinical Nursing course will support continuing professional development and professional revalidation and will give opportunities to challenge and critically evaluate performance as a nurse. Innovation, research and creativity will be fostered to enable students to influence practice, service delivery and effect change.
In order to study on our course, you will either be international or employed within local health care trusts.
Course Contact: Lorna O'Reilly
In order to study on our course, you will either be international or employed within local health care trusts. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to
confront the challenges of healthcare and shape the future of your practice within your locality. Gaining a Masters degree will give you the potential to take your career in alternative directions such as healthcare leadership, research or education.
To find out more details about the modules including teaching dates and locations please take a look at our Continuing Professional Development course listings page.
Assessments are your chance to show your achievement of learning outcomes, we make sure that we use different methods to adapt to different learning styles. Assessments vary from module to module and will include: essays, online activities, portfolios of evidence of work-based learning, OSCEs, competency frameworks for practice learning, viva voce, unseen examinations and posters. The assessment have been designed to give you freedom to explore your own areas of interest and develop specialist knowledge and skills in your practice. The appointment of a mentor in practice will ensure that you are assessed suitably throughout the whole course.
The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.
We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.
We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support or students through their learning.
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.
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