If you have already completed the PGDip Nursing (pre-qualifying nursing) and are eager to learn research skills that can be applied in clinical settings, then this course is for you.
Our MSc Nursing top-up course allows you to investigate a topic important to you and your work place. We will give you the support you need to complete your dissertation while you work in the field. You will cover the whole research process, from ethics approval to writing your final report, with the guidance of an allocated supervisor.
The project you will complete will be one of the following:
- an independent piece of research
- a work-based project
- systematic literature review
- audit or service development
Achieving your MSc will boost your CV and make you stand out to employers. You are likely to find you have additional opportunities for employment because of your advanced skill set and commitment to your nursing career.
Some students choose to continue their education by completing a PhD. Further education allows for further skill development and specialisation.
The course will improve your critical thinking and problem solving skills through evidence-based practice. Your knowledge will be supported by your experience and you will feel confident in your skills.
You will be able to identify a suitable research topic, evaluate the literature, analyse your findings and reach conclusions. You will also understand how research findings can shape future research or influence practice.
We’ll increase your knowledge and develop the way you think. You’ll leave the course confident that you are prepared for the next step in your career.
You will be motivated to continue contributing to improving the quality of professional care and support within the UK