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Course summary

Become a nurse with MNurs Nursing (Adult and Child) at the University of Southampton. On your four-year integrated masters you will develop the skills to become a nurse and provide compassionate, evidence-based care through a combination of placements and study. You will graduate from this course with the chance to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Registered Nurse (Adult) and as a Registered Nurse (Child). Your learning will be supported by world-class educators and researchers. While at Southampton, you will study:

  • the science that underpins nursing
  • the evidence base behind the nurse's role
  • how nurses promote health and help people to maintain health and well-being
You will develop practice skills through a range of nursing placements, and your learning will be further supported through simulated practice and clinical skills teaching. Nursing at Southampton is ranked 6th in the world and 2nd in the UK in the QS World Rankings by Subject 2023.


We have a varied range of modules for all years. Examples of core modules for year one will include: An Introduction to Professional Practice (Level 4) Applied Health Science for Nursing Practice Foundations of Health Sciences for Nursing Practice Fundamental Aspects of Care Global and Public Health Person Centred Nursing Care Part 1 Practice Placement 1 for BSc and MN Part 1 Practice Placement 2 for BSc and MN For full list of all modules available, please visit the course page:

Assessment method

Assessments on this programme range from coursework, written and pratical exams to projects . Assessment takes place throughout the course to ensure that you are reaching the right levels of attainment. Your practical skills will be assessed whist you are on placement and recorded by your practice mentor.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: Minimum of GCSE Maths and English Language (A*-C or 4-9). GCSE Science (A*-C or 4-9) also required if not offered as a level 3 qualification. Certain GCSE equivalent qualifications will be considered. FETAC / QQI Level 5 120 Credits: Pass in every module, with distinction essential in at least 5 modules including Human Growth and Development (or Biology), Anatomy and Physiology and Nursing Theory. Recent relevant study must have been taken within the last 5 years. You may be required to attend a selection day. Satisfactory Occupational Health and Police Checks required. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)7with a minimum of 7.0 in Listening, Reading & Speaking and with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

This course is not available to international applicants or applicants from the EU. Please see our website for further details and updates :
Nursing (Adult and Child) at University of Southampton - UCAS