Our part-time Masters degree is ideal if you're a registered nurse and want to develop your career. It explores the challenges facing nursing and care providers today, while incorporating new technologies, ideas and approaches to healthcare.
Find out more about teaching options and studying during COVID-19 in the Entry requirements section, below.
Our MSc Clinical Nursing course is designed to meet the needs of graduates who are working in a range of roles and settings in the fast-changing world of health service provision. It will be relevant to you whether you want to focus on a particular clinical speciality, or whether you're still deciding on a clinical pathway.
The course features a range of optional modules to choose from. They'll be taught in such a way that the whole care of the service user can be effectively delivered within the context of the team.
The MSc Clinical Nursing course will support continuing professional development and professional revalidation and will give opportunities to challenge and critically evaluate performance as a nurse. Innovation, research and creativity will be fostered to enable students to influence practice, service delivery and effect change.
This award is aimed at UK students, and requires registration with the NMC in order to practice in clinical settings and achieve clinical competencies. We're pleased to offer full time MSc Clinical Nursing to international students.
Course Contact: Hepzibah Samuel
If you're interested in joining this course, you'll already be employed in a local healthcare trust. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to confront the challenges of healthcare, and shape the future of your practice within your regional locality. Gaining a Masters degree will give you the potential to take your career in alternative directions such as healthcare leadership, research and education.
To find out more details about the modules including teaching dates and locations please take a look at our Continuing Professional Development course listings page.
Assessments are your chance to show your achievement of learning outcomes, we make sure that we use different methods to adapt to different learning styles. Assessments vary from module to module and will include: essays, online activities, portfolios of evidence of work-based learning, OSCEs, competency frameworks for practice learning, viva voce, unseen examinations and posters. The assessment have been designed to give you freedom to explore your own areas of interest and develop specialist knowledge and skills in your practice. The appointment of a mentor in practice will ensure that you are assessed suitably throughout the whole course.
The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.
We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.
We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.
The part-time course fee assumes that you're studying at half the rate of a full-time student (50% intensity). Course fees will be different if you study over a longer period. All fees are for guidance purposes only.
If you require NHS funding, please speak to your manager before applying.
It’s important to decide how to fund your course before applying. Use our finance guide for postgraduate students to learn more about postgraduate loans and other funding options.
We offer a fantastic range of ARU scholarships and bursaries, which provide extra financial support while you're at university.
For more information about fees, please enquire with our CPD Admissions Team. Call 01245 686868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the national lockdown all universities in England, including ARU, are only able to provide face to face teaching on campus for a limited number of courses. Visit our restrictions page for details.
In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic all our students can choose to either study face to face on campus or online only, and students are able to change their mode of delivery at given dates throughout the trimester.
For on campus teaching, we offer at least 4 hours face to face teaching related contact time per week for our undergraduate full time programmes supported by online learning using our established online learning systems. The number of contact hours vary course by course, and you can contact us for further information. The provision offered is subject to change due to the possibility of further Government restrictions, however the University remains committed to delivering face to face teaching and ensuring a COVID-19 secure environment.
In the event that there are further changes to the current restrictions that are in place within the UK due to the pandemic, we may need to move some courses online only at short notice to remain in line with Government guidelines and ensure the continued safety of our students and staff.
Whether you're studying entirely online or through a blend of on-campus and online learning from September 2020, you'll need a computer and reliable internet access to successfully engage with your course. A small number of our courses require additional technical specifications or specialist materials. Before starting the course, we recommend that you check our technical requirements for online learning. Our website also has general information for new students about starting university in 2020-21.
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email email@example.com for further information.
Read this institution's report