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Post-registration nursing

Take your nursing or midwifery career to the next level with teaching from experienced healthcare practitioners.

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Advanced Critical Care Practitioner

Postgraduate - MSc : PG Dip

Study in:
Cambridge
,
Chelmsford
Available as:
MSc - 3 years part-time
,
PG Dip - 2 years part-time
Course features
  • Gain specialist critical care knowledge and skills
  • Study while you work
  • Develop as a leader and decision-maker

Advanced Practice (Clinical)

Postgraduate - MSc

Study in:
Cambridge
,
Chelmsford
Available as:
Up to 5 years part-time
Course features
  • Prepare to work at a higher level of clinical practice
  • Explore the ‘four pillars’ of advanced practice
  • Study part-time while you work

Advanced Practice (Clinical)

Postgraduate - MSc

Masters Degree Apprenticeship

Study in:
,
Cambridge
,
Chelmsford
Available as:
18 months
Course features
  • Accredited by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
  • Study while you work, with no tuition fees
  • Work-based approach allows you to advance your specialist practice and make a positive impact on your workplace as you learn

Child and Adolescent Mental Wellbeing

Postgraduate - MSc : PG Cert : PG Dip

Study in:
Blended learning
,
Distance learning
,
Chelmsford
Available as:
12 months September
,
15 months January
,
2 years part-time
Course features
  • Enhance your knowledge of child and adolescent mental health practice
  • Learn to manage young people’s mental wellbeing
  • Choose how you study, with distance learning options available

Clinical Nursing

Postgraduate - MSc

Study in:
Cambridge
,
Chelmsford
Available as:
1 year full-time
,
Up to 5 years part-time
Course features
  • Develop your nursing skills and knowledge
  • Broaden your career prospects
  • Choose from a range of modules

Community Specialist Practitioner (District Nursing)

Postgraduate - PG Dip

Study in:
Cambridge
,
Chelmsford
Available as:
1 year full-time
Course features
  • Enhance your community nursing skills
  • Get valuable experience
  • Gain a professional qualification in one year

Critical Care

Postgraduate - PG Cert

Study in:
Cambridge
,
Chelmsford
Available as:
10 months part time
Course features
  • Develop your knowledge of adult critical care nursing
  • Gain an award recognised by healthcare providers across the UK
  • Progress your career in nursing
  • General Practice for Registered Healthcare Professionals

    Postgraduate - MSc : PG Cert : PG Dip

    Study in:
    Cambridge
    ,
    Chelmsford
    Available as:
    Full-time
    ,
    Part-time
    Course features
    Our General Practice for Registered Healthcare Professionals is for registered healthcare professionals looking to develop their professional knowledge, skills, attitudes and attributes required of a general practice when delivering safe and effective person-centred care.

    Medical and Healthcare Education

    Postgraduate - PG Cert

    Study in:
    Distance learning
    ,
    Cambridge
    ,
    Chelmsford
    Available as:
    Part-time
    Course features
    Combine your passions for health and education with our PGCert in Medical and Healthcare Education. Prepare yourself to become an educational leader of the future in the healthcare sector.

    Medical and Healthcare Education

    Postgraduate - MSc

    Study in:
    Distance learning
    ,
    Cambridge
    ,
    Chelmsford
    Available as:
    Part-time
    ,
    Distance learning
    Course features
    Combine your passions for health and education with our Higher Education Academy (HEA) accredited MSc in Medical and Healthcare Education. Prepare yourself to become an educational leader of the future in the healthcare sector.
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    Our post-registration nursing degrees are a great way to develop your career. With courses ranging from Neonatal Care to Specialist Community Public Health Nursing, your degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills to work at a higher level of critical care in your region. You’ll also have the potential to take your career in alternative directions such as healthcare leadership, research or education.

    We work closely with the NHS and other care providers to help you hone your hands-on skills. This includes access to excellent facilities that mimic real-life clinical situations. Gain the advanced knowledge you need to provide exceptional care, and pursue opportunities in leadership and research.

    We're the largest provider in England for nursing, midwifery, and health & social care, and have been shortlisted for the Nursing Times Pre-reg Provider of the Year award in both 2019 and 2020.

    Nursing facilities

    As part of your nursing studies at ARU, you will have access to:

    • purpose-built simulated hospital wards offering the very best in experiential learning
    • registered, practising tutors and lecturers who’ll make sure you’re being taught the latest techniques and give you the support you need to succeed
    • a new training grant for student nurses worth at least £5,000 a year.

    Funding for postgraduate students

    Get the latest information about finance for Masters and research students, including loans, ARU scholarships, and other sources of funding.

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