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Course summary

This MSc allows you to gain a professional nurse qualification and register with the NMC. The course provides you with the skills and knowledge to provide person-centred compassionate care and is an exciting opportunity for graduates to undertake a professional qualification as an Adult Nurse whilst studying for a Master’s degree. This is a dynamic, interactive professional course which places the needs of individuals and their families at its centre. The Programme Team are committed to supporting students to realise their potential to become compassionate, competent and autonomous nurses, who are able to meet current and future healthcare demands. The course is delivered by experienced registered nurses who have expertise in both teaching and research and a variety of clinical specialities, including all four fields of nursing across acute and community settings. The team work closely with local acute and community providers to ensure that the course remains contemporary.


For the latest example of curriculum availability on this course, please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Assessments occur in both University and practice. A Practice Assessment Document is used in practice to measure NMC proficiencies. Examinations and coursework are used to assess theory.

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 first degree (2:1) in a health related subject. Maths and English at GCSE C/4 or equivalent qualification. You need to have undertaken 800 hours of appropriate health related practice prior to entry.

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


Unistats information

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.
Adult Nursing (Postgraduate) at University of Chester - UCAS