There is a global need for postgraduate nursing skills, so our online MSc Nursing course has been developed to meet that need with life-changing learning and enhanced career development.
The structure of this online course is designed to allow for flexible studying to fit around your life. You can study at your own pace and at a time which suits you, with a dedicated support team and online facilitators to help you every step of the way. This enables a wide group of UK and internationally-based nurses with demanding workplace schedules to still benefit from career development opportunities.
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is reputed for delivering high-quality education for health professionals across a wide range of disciplines. Coventry University recently received a Gold rating for Teaching Excellence and is ranked the Top new University in the UK by The Guardian. The design, content and delivery of this course is informed by consultations with the nursing community, to ensure the relevance and application of all learning to contemporary settings of nursing practice.
You will have the opportunity to examine contemporary issues in nursing through analysis of political, social and economic influences on health and social care needs and service design.
A rich learning experience is delivered through a diverse range of activities such as reading, listening, watching and discussing, providing a comprehensive online interaction.
The innovative e-learning approach to this course aims to support the development of postgraduate nursing skills in line with the course learning outcomes, which include, but are not limited to self-organised learning environments, peer knowledge transfer and active engagement through co-creation of learning resources and assessments.
You can contribute to discussion forums, gain feedback from their peers and the course team and assessments are designed to integrate with learning to promote development of a comprehensive knowledge base, as well as academic, communication and digital literacy skills.
The course also takes into consideration significant professional and ethical topics as proposed by professional bodies and the World Health Organisation.
Why choose this course?
Our School is known for its exciting and innovative learning methods and materials, including the use of social media platforms and video, and providing assessments that are directly related to an individual’s professional context. The course provides outstanding teaching and graduates should gain enhanced career prospects and a positive student experience.
This new online course takes an enquiry-based approach to postgraduate study, posing questions about practice, evidence and policy to engage student participation and promote collaboration and analysis. We have created an environment in which all students can feel part of a community of nursing practice to share knowledge and experience. Research suggests online courses for nurses provide knowledge enhancement, skills development and participant satisfaction.
Nursing is one of Coventry University’s strongest subjects, being ranked 7th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2019.
The design, content and delivery of this course aims to develop postgraduate skills specifically for the professional nursing community, in order to support future application in your area of practice.
Skills commonly identified by employers as highly desirable are all included, such as research and analytical ability, and the ability to work independently, tackle difficult problems and seek creative solutions. You can also join a community focused on enhancing professional practice and cultural intelligence.
An Employability Support Team is also on hand to develop your employability and to enable employers to match their recruitment needs with the knowledge, skills and experience of students and graduates.