Adult Nursing MSc at Kingston University - UCAS

Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • We are No. 1 in London and No. 6 in the UK for Nursing and Midwifery (Guardian University Guide league table 2022).
  • This course offers both an MSc and a professional nursing qualification. Upon graduation, you will be recommended to the NMC for professional registration.
  • Develop and refine your communication and clinical skills through high-fidelity patient simulators and scenario-based simulation.
About this postgraduate pre-registration course If you’re looking to make a positive difference to people’s lives, and already have an undergraduate degree and experience in health and social care, this Masters course is for you. You’ll gain the specialist knowledge and clinical skills needed to become a registered adult nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in two years. The course is highly practical, giving you hands-on experience. You’ll spend 50 per cent of your time on placement in hospitals, in the community and in our skills and simulation labs. Placement opportunities include medical and surgical wards, oncology, ICU, A&E, coronary care, operating theatres, district nursing, GP practice nursing and integrated community teams. The course’s core themes are professional values, quality of life, diversity, anti-discrimination, medicines management, safeguarding, life sciences, managing relationships, self-awareness and reflection, nursing skills, ethics, and law. You will gain experience in an area of London or Surrey which includes placement opportunities within both acute hospital trusts and primary care community trusts. There is also the opportunity to undertake an international elective placement. How to apply You can apply for this MSc course through UCAS Undergraduate Course code B743 Institution code K84


Example modules include: Foundations of life sciences for graduates; Establishing the fundamentals of nursing care; Assessment and care process in the acutely ill person; Collaborative working for health and well-being in adults with long term conditions; Introduction to professional practice; Developing professional practice; Safe and effective quality care in adult nursing; Coordinating the care of adults with complex health care needs; Leadership in adult nursing; Advancing professional practice

Assessment method

Assessment methods include; essays, exams, presentations and reports and clinical skills assessed in our simulation suites and by practice supervisors and practice assessors in practice placements.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

A health- or science-related degree is preferred at 2.2 or above, completed in the last five years. Health- and science-related degrees could include health studies, psychology, physiology, biology, social sciences, or related studies. A minimum of 650 hours of health or social care related experience undertaken in the 12 months prior to your application. Applicants will be asked to complete an RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) claim form to demonstrate this experience. This, along with a testimony, is a condition for entry to the programme. You must have at least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or grade C or above for GCSEs taken before 2017), including English language and maths (and a science subject is preferred), or equivalent qualifications, together with evidence of academic study, ideally within the last five years. Please visit the provider course webpage for further information

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £15900 Year 1
International £15900 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs
Adult Nursing MSc at Kingston University - UCAS