Nursing (Adult) with NMC registration (MSc)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14250 per year

All study options

About Nursing (Adult) with NMC registration at University of Derby

  • Our nursing programmes are approved to the NMC's newFuture nurse: Standards of Proficiency for registered nurses
  • This is a flexible course with routes to both Postgraduate Diploma and the full MSc possible within just two years of full-time study
  • Both the Postgraduate Diploma and MSc routes lead to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council at the end of the two-year course,as long as you meet theNMC's requirements
  • You will adopt a person-centred approach to care, develop critical evaluation skills and develop the caring professionalism required to thrive in your career as a nurse
  • Reflecting the postgraduate nature of this degree, you'll have an increased level of autonomy, with the choice of an option module in the second year
  • The course will equip you with vital nursing skills and our use of clinical supervision throughout the course will enable you to develop resilience and reflective practice

This course is underpinned by the desire to deliver kind, compassionate nursing care. It is a two year, full-time degree and supports those with a prior degree (2:2 or above) to become a registered nurse at an accelerated pace. You will also need prior work experience in a service user context, allowing you to demonstrate the skills that underpin professional nursing registration. Your prior experiences will contribute to the learning opportunities within the course and together these will provide eligibility to register as a nurse with the NMC,as long as you meet theNMC's requirements.

We are proud to support the workforce needs of the local region

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14250 per year

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

You will need:

Education

  • Essential: Grade C (or Grade 4) maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Essential: Honours degree 2:2 or above
  • Desirable: Grade C science
  • Experience of education or study within the last five years is preferred

Work Experience

  • Essential: 450hrs of work experience* (equivalent to 12 full-time (37.5 hrs weeks) in a service user context** obtained in the last five years
  • Desirable: Paid employment
*you must be working within a contractual relationship this can be educational, employment or voluntary

**you must demonstrate you were working in a setting where you have personally supported the health and/or wellbeing needs of service users

In addition:

  • You will be expected to complete two electronic portfolios to evidence how your past experiences are relevant to a career in nursing; one practice portfolio to evidence your 450 hours of work experience, and one theory portfolio to evidence how your prior educational experience is relevant to nursing
  • Admission is subject to occupational health screening and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks
  • If English is not your first language you must have achieved at least level 6.5 in the written element of IELTS and level 7 in the remaining 3 elements (listening, reading, and speaking)

Please note: Applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, please contact the programme team to discuss if you have any queries about your education/work experience.

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