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MSc Contemporary Healthcare (Education)

University of Plymouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

MSc Contemporary Healthcare (Education)

Have you thought about your future as one of innovation, change, education and excellence? Are you keen to take your nursing knowledge and skills to postgraduate level and develop your educational role? MSc Contemporary Healthcare (Education) offers a recordable Nursing and Midwifery Council qualification that could be your route to a career teaching in academic or clinical settings.

In Higher Education Institutions you can become part of an academic community working to develop, impart and apply current knowledge using a range of teaching and learning approaches. In practice settings, postgraduate study prepares you to identify and meet the clinical team’s continuing professional development needs whilst also leading the development of practice.

Key features

  • Raise the standard of nursing through educational expertise – MSc Contemporary Healthcare (Education) provides education at an advanced level, responsive to the changing health and social care environment and using the latest technological developments.
  • Become part of an academic community and develop close partnership working. You’ll work with other professionals and forge relationships in the academic arena, enabling you to influence the future of nursing.
  • Make the most of our blended learning, which includes various learning and teaching strategies such as e-learning and problem based learning. Research-informed teaching is embedded throughout the curriculum.
  • Benefit from a programme which meets the requirements of professional bodies such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) recordable teaching qualification as well as the award of Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy (HEA).
  • Select a route within the pathway to enhance your knowledge and skills in a specific area of your choice, undertaking a seamless journey from practitioner to educator.
  • Choose from three award pathways: postgraduate certificate (PgCert), 60 credits; postgraduate diploma (PgDip), 120 credits; and masters (MSc), 180 credits.

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University information

University of Plymouth

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  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 35 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    174 72%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%



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