Adult Nursing MSc at Kingston University - UCAS

Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Nursing and Midwifery Council

Adult Nursing MSc

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • This course is one of the top Adult Nursing courses in London (The Guardian University Guide League Tables 2023).
  • 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.
  • Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.
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 nursing 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. This course will be updated to reflect the new NMC standards.


Year 1 Introduction to Nursing for Graduates Nursing Practice Part 1 Nursing the Acutely Ill Adult Long Term Conditions in Adult Nursing Nursing Practice Part 2 Year 2 Complexities of Adult Nursing Transition to Professional Practice in Adult Nursing Developing and Analysing Evidence-Based Practice Nursing Practice Part 3

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

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

A degree at 2:2 or above taken in the last five years. A minimum of 650 hours health or social care related experience. Applications will be required to complete an RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) claim form to demonstrate evidence of the 650 hours. Successful achievement of this form, along with a testimony, are conditions for entry to the programme. At least five GCSEs including Maths & English (with a Science subject preferred) at grade 4 or above are also required.

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

Non-native speakers who do not have the equivalent of GCSE English at grade 4 (formerly grade C) (eg. Functional Skills Level 2 Literacy) require an IELTS score of 7.0 overall with 6.5 in writing and 7.0 in all other elements

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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Adult Nursing MSc at Kingston University - UCAS