MSc Nursing (Top-up)

Course summary

Overview
NursesThis course has been designed for qualified nurses who have completed a pre-registration PgDip in Nursing at the University of West London and wish to 'top-up' their award to a Masters degree.

During the course, you will complete a Research Methods module and undertake a primary piece of research pertinent to your area of practice as part of the Dissertation module.

Why choose this course?
Practitioners with an independent, proactive, problem-solving attitude (enhanced through undertaking the Research Methods and Dissertation modules), are highly sought after in the workplace, and valued by employers.

Career progression
Practitioners with an independent, proactive, problem solving attitude (enhanced through undertaking
the Research Methods and Dissertation modules), are highly sought after in the workplace, and valued
by employers.

Course detail

Modules

  • Research Methods (Level 7)
  • Dissertation.

Entry requirements

You should have completed a Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Nursing at the University of West London (UWL).

You may be invited to an interview as part of your application process.

Additional entry requirements:

  • PgDip Nursing (pre-registration) UWL
  • NMC registrant
  • Currently employed in a registered nurse post

Fees

Funding

For more information on fees and funding please contact Claire Anderson (Claire.Anderson@uwl.ac.uk).

A range of loans, bursaries and scholarships are available to help you fund your studies.

Students on some Masters courses may be eligible to apply for a Postgraduate Loan of up to £10,000 as a contribution towards their course and living costs. Find out how to apply for a Postgraduate Loan on GOV.UK

Other loans available to postgraduate students include Professional and Career Development Loans, which also allow you to borrow up to £10,000.  Find out more about Loans on GOV.UK

Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as disabled students. Find out more about funding opportunities

Within the university, we offer a range of scholarships and bursaries. In the 2017 - 18 academic year, they included:

  • The William Brake Bursary: a £1,000 award for candidates on undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses
  • The Mollie Clay Scholarship: a £2,500 scholarship awarded to an outstanding student
  • Exclusive alumni discounts: a £2,000 discount on taught postgraduate courses or a 10% discount on research courses, exclusive to students who graduated from the University of West London.

Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility.


Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.

How to apply

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UK and EU students

You can apply for most of our Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters’ Degree courses using our online application system.  Simply click the red ‘apply now’ button above.

Your application will be dealt with by our Admissions team who will be in touch with you.

If you are applying for a research degree (MPhil or PhD), you will need to submit: a CV, research proposal, transcript of academic qualifications and online application form.  Full details of how to apply for research degrees

International students

To apply for a Masters’ Degree course, please complete our online application form for international students or you can download the print version (Word, 186kb).

You can also review the relevant information about the qualifications we accept from your country and our English language requirements, as well as details about your visa application.

If you are applying for a research degree (MPhil or PhD), you will need to submit: a CV, research proposal, transcript of academic qualifications and online application form.  Full details of how to apply for research degrees

More about the application process for international students.

More about how to apply for postgraduate courses.

 

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