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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Uxbridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    FEB-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

If you have already completed the PGDip Nursing (pre-qualifying nursing) and are eager to learn research skills that can be applied in clinical settings, then this course is for you

Our MSc Nursing top-up course allows you to investigate a topic important to you and your work place. We will give you the support you need to complete your dissertation while you work in the field. You will cover the whole research process, from ethics approval to writing your final report, with the guidance of an allocated supervisor.

The project you will complete will be one of the following:

  • an independent piece of research
  • a work-based project
  • systematic literature review
  • audit or service development

Course Details

Our wide range of nursing courses give students the opportunity to specialise in different areas of interest.

Supportive nursing community

We encourage you to share experiences and knowledge with your peer group. You will be part of a strong community of nurses who have the same goal of providing excellent care. The experiences you share are important to help you develop as a nurse.

Our NHS partnerships

As one of the largest providers of student nurses in the North West London area, Bucks has partnerships with a number of local NHS trusts.

We value the relationships between professionals and patients. By the end of the course, you'll share our vision of improving the access to high quality services within the NHS and local communities.

Employability

What are my career prospects

Achieving your MSc will boost your CV and make you stand out to employers. You are likely to find you have additional opportunities for employment because of your advanced skill set and commitment to your nursing career.

Some students choose to continue their education by completing a PhD. Further education allows for further skill development and specialisation.

How will you help me prepare for my future career?

The course will improve your critical thinking and problem solving skills through evidence-based practice. Your knowledge will be supported by your experience and you will feel confident in your skills.

You will be able to identify a suitable research topic, evaluate the literature, analyse your findings and reach conclusions. You will also understand how research findings can shape future research or influence practice.

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    95 48%

    71st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    69th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    32nd

    18

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