City, University of London

Course Introduction

The MSc in Adult Nursing prepares you for a fulfilling and rewarding career caring for adults of all ages who have had injuries, suffered accidents, acquired disease or have a range of healthcare needs. Adult nursing is a challenging and fulfilling profession; as an adult nurse you need to be committed and dedicated with a willingness to give time to others with care and compassion. You will learn the skills of clinical decision-making that are supported by knowledge and experience of providing healthcare to a diverse population. The course combines theoretical study with clinical experience gained at some of London?s leading hospitals, trusts and community settings. The School's facilities feature an excellent Clinical Skills Centre, including simulated wards, where you can prepare for your practice experience.

The MSc in Adult Nursing is designed for people who already have a degree and are looking for progression and further challenges which can be fulfilled by undertaking a rewarding and lifelong career within the nursing profession. Throughout the course, you will develop your knowledge, skills and interests in both hospital general medicine and surgery, care closer to home and a variety of other specialist areas. You will learn through a range of methods including academic study, simulated practice learning and clinical placements where you will have the opportunity to work alongside other healthcare professionals in a multidisciplinary team.

Career prospects are excellent with MSc Nursing students securing employment as Band 5 Staff Nurses with NHS Trusts including; University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Barts Health NHS Trust, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust and East London NHS Foundation Trust. Nursing is a lifelong career and there are excellent progression opportunities in clinical management, education, research and clinical specialisms and many and varied career pathways ranging from ward manager, community nurse, nurse director and academic.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
MSc £9,250 Home Fees
2 years
Full Time
MSc £9,250 European Fees
2 years
Full Time
MSc £9,250 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students must have: a lower second class honours degree or above; an awareness of health or health-related care issues; GSCE?s (or accepted equivalent) in Mathematics and English Language with a minimum of a grade 4 pass (C or above). You will be required to have occupational health and enhanced disclosure and barring service clearance. Academic and character references may be requested. Successful completion of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is required.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have GCSE English Language grade C or IELTS score 7 with 7 in each component is required.