Nursing (Adult Nursing), MSc | University of Greenwich, London (2022)

With essential training and decision-making skills, you will be ready for an exciting career in nursing with this Master’s degree in Adult Nursing.

Gain the skills that employers need with our Master's in Adult Nursing. We provide quality training alongside strong tutor support and a vibrant student experience. You will become a caring and compassionate nurse with the critical thinking and decision-making skills to make a difference. Our first-class team of skilled, expert and research-active nursing lecturers will help you achieve your full potential, with a view to your registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as an Adult Nurse.

As part of the course, your clinical placements will span across the whole spectrum of Adult Nursing. We offer the opportunity to undergo placements with internationally renowned Trusts such as St Bart's Health and Kings College, as well as more locally based services in South East London and Kent.

All nursing students on courses from September 2020 will benefit from guaranteed, additional support of at least £5,000 a year, which they will not need to pay back. See more information.

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Department

School of Health Sciences

Campus

Avery Hill

Duration

2 years full-time

Start month

September

Home fees

2022/23 fees

What you should know about this course

  • Nursing and Midwifery at Greenwich is number one in London for satisfaction with teaching (Guardian League Tables 2021).
  • You will gain hands-on experience and the opportunity to put your learning into practice.
  • Work alongside highly skilled Adult Nurses in acute and rehabilitation services as well as specialist fields such as intensive care nursing and emergency care.
  • Nursing students may benefit from additional support of at least £5,000 a year to help with living costs.
  • The course will have joint approval for the University of Greenwich and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

What you will study

Debbie Johnson Senior Lecturer, Midwifery

About the course team

Welcome to our Nursing (Adult Nursing) MSc. Our teaching comes from a first-class team of skilled, expert and research-active nurse lecturers.

Come and meet us

Given the current situation with Covid-19, we are offering virtual events so that you can still experience how Greenwich could be the right university for you.

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

  • An honours degree; normally a2.1 or above, in any subject
  • Plus a minimum of three GCSEs including English language and mathematics at grade 4/C or above, or equivalent qualification.
  • Plus experience of working/volunteering in a health/social care setting for at least 700 hours within the past five years.
  • Applicants should provide details of care experience relevant to adult nursing on their UCAS application form.
  • Verification of care experience hours will be required if offered a place on the programme.

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

You can also read our admissions policy.

Further information about entry

In addition candidates must:

  • Attend an interview
  • In line with NMC requirements, students without English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an IELTS examination results (academic or general) where the scores are at least 7.0 in the listening and reading sections and at least 7.0 in the writing and speaking sections, and where the overall average score is at least 7.0.
  • References are required for the UCAS application. Only references from a professional email address will be accepted.
  • If offered a place, candidates will be asked to verify 700hrs care experience and knowledge of nursing through RPL to enable them to undertake the 2 year nursing programme.

Students who require a visa to study in the UK are not eligible to apply for this programme.

COVID vaccine
An important part of many of our Health programmes is the opportunity to learn on placement and work with patients, service users and their families.On all our programmes leading to a professional accreditation with either the NMC or HCPC, placement in a health or social care setting is a compulsory learning outcome of the programme.

Prior to commencing on your chosen programme of study we strongly urge you to complete a full course of Covid-19 vaccinations. Although not currently compulsory, both the NMC and HCPC strongly encourage all registrants to be fully vaccinated.This is because There is a global scientific consensus,supported by our own medicines regulator in the UK, on the importance and value of full vaccination against Covid-19 and the benefits for people receiving care, vaccinated individuals themselves, their families, communities and the wider health and social care system.

While currently you can register with the NMC and HCPC as a non-vaccinated individual, their expectations and regulatory advice is clear, please see here for NMC position on Covid-19 vaccination and here for the HCPC’s position.

Available to overseas students?

No

Can I use prior learning?

Entry requirements for all the MSc pre-reg nursing programmes include completion of a portfolio of evidence prior to joining, which allows direct entry into the second year of our pre-reg cycle, and allows the NMC required hours of study and hours of practice from Year 1 to RPL. There is no RPL for any course to be completed while on the programme.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Enhanced disclosure

Applicants for this course are required to complete a suitability declaration, an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check, and an occupational health check.

About these requirements

How you will learn

Covid safe teaching and learning

We are looking forward to welcoming students to our campuses for 2022/23. In line with government guidance, we are committed to delivering as much of our teaching, learning and student activity as possible on campus for the 2022/23 academic year. Depending on the national situation, and government advice, the situation may change but we are confident we are ready to manage any changes quickly and safely. Find out more about how we are keeping our campuses safe.

Teaching

Teaching is delivered by a range of lectures, seminars and tutorials, involving group-based learning and one-to-one support, using the latest range of teaching methods and technology to support student learning. In a typical week, learning takes place through a combination of lectures and seminars. You will be able to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures in smaller group sessions.

Class sizes

Information coming soon.

Independent learning

The MSc involves a considerable amount of independent study.

Overall workload

Your overall workload consists of contact hours (lectures, seminars, etc), independent learning, and assessments. There will be a full-time placement each semester.

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Assessment

On this course, you will be assessed by essays, Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), reports, exams, and a practice assessment document.

Feedback summary

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Dates and timetables

Full teaching timetables are not usually available until term has started. For any queries, please call 020 8331 9000.

* Calculated as an average of compulsory and optional modules (where applicable each year). You can find out more detail about how individual modules are taught within the 'What you will study' section.

Fees and funding

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

2022/23 fees

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Accommodation costs

Whether you choose to live in halls of residence or rent privately, we can help you find what you're looking for. We have dedicated accommodation for postgraduate students (Devonport House) available from just £160 per person per week, with bills included. If you require more space or facilities, these options are available at a slightly higher cost. Students based at the Medway Campuscan also reside in student halls in Chatham or rent privately in the local area.

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There is a range of financial support available to support your studies. This includes postgraduate loans, international scholarships, and options for current students and alumni to continue studying at the university.

We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Careers and placements

Will I have a work placement?

We offer the opportunity to undergo placements with internationally renowned trusts such as St Bart's Health and Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation, as well as more locally based services in South East London and Kent.

Your training will provide you with hands on experience and the time to put your theoretical learning into practice, alongside highly skilled Adult Nurses in acute and rehabilitation services, specialist fields such as intensive care nursing, emergency care and public health.

How long is my placement?

You will spend 50% of your time each year in these valuable work placements, where you will be assessed by qualified practitioners. These placements will be in a variety of hospital and community settings, which will enable you to fully understand the needs of patients. As an adult nurse, you will play a vital role in providing specialist support and interventions.

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

Successful completion of the programme brings first level registration as a qualified adult nurse and will equip you to work in a wide variety of settings such as community service, GP practices, acute hospital and specialist nurse roles.

MSc Nursing graduates are well-positioned to gain promotion to senior and leading roles in nursing and healthcare sectors. This includes posts such as advanced practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse consultants, nurse teaching, research and senior managerial and operational posts.

Do you provide employability services?

Our services are designed to help you achieve your potential and support your transition towards a rewarding graduate career.

The Employability and Careers Service provides support when you are preparing to apply for placements and graduate roles. It includes CV clinics, mock interviews and employability skills workshops.

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Each School also has its own Employability Officer, who works closely with the industry and will provide specific opportunities relevant to your own course.

Support and advice

Academic skills and study support

We want you to make the most of your time with us. You can access study skills support through your tutor, our subject librarians, and our online academic skills centre.

Where appropriate, we provide support in academic English and mathematics. If you need to use particular IT packages for a specific module, we provide training for this.

Support from the department

We want to make the experience for our health and social care students as simple as possible, keeping costs to a minimum and ensuring our students get the best experience. To support our students on these courses we offer a package that includes free occupational health costs, including immunisations, and a full uniform set. Terms and conditions apply.

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FAQs

Is University of Greenwich good for nursing? ›

The University of Greenwich nursing degrees were ranked first in London for student satisfaction in the 2019 National Student Survey.

Which university is best for MSc Nursing in UK? ›

TOP Universities to Study MSc Nursing in the UK
  • Oxford Brookes University.
  • University of Huddersfield.
  • Brunel University London.
  • The University of Edinburgh.
  • King's College London.
  • Coventry University.
  • University of Glasgow.
  • University of Sheffield.
Mar 28, 2022

How many years is MSc Nursing in UK? ›

This two-year postgraduate programme leads to eligibility to register as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery council in either adult nursing or mental health nursing.

How much does it cost to study nursing in UK? ›

The tuition fees for Bachelors in Nursing varies from one college to the other. The tuition fees range from GBP 14000- GBP 30000 Approx for a year. The UK is relatively an expensive place to live. The living cost can be somewhere around GBP12,590 for a year.

How long is MSc nursing? ›

MSc Nursing is a 2 year postgraduate course in nursing, clinical speciality and clinical practise. MSc Nursing syllabus is designed to skill and educate students advanced knowledge in the field medical care and treatment.

What masters can I do with adult nursing degree? ›

Masters degrees in Adult Nursing equip postgraduates with the skills to assess, manage, treat and monitor adult patients in a variety of health, clinical and care settings. Related subjects include Adult-Gerontological Nursing and Nursing Studies, and it's possible to study these courses either as an MSc or as a PGDip.

Which field is best in MSc nursing? ›

Here is a list of the specializations to candidates' reference.
  • Medical and Surgical Nursing.
  • Gynaecology and Obstetrics Nursing.
  • Pediatric Nursing.
  • Neuroscience and Mental Health Nursing.
  • Psychiatric Nursing.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Oncological Nursing.
  • Neonatal Infant and Newborn Nursing.
Apr 18, 2022

Is it worth getting a Masters in nursing UK? ›

Is an MSN degree worth it? A postgraduate degree in Nursing is definitely worth it for people who already have experience in this field and want to advance their careers. An MSN degree allows you to specialise even more and become a better all-round nurse.

Which country is best for MSc nursing? ›

10 Best Country to Study Nursing
  • United Kingdom.
  • Australia.
  • Sweden.
  • United States of America.
  • Canada.
  • New Zealand.
  • Ireland.
  • Netherlands.
Mar 5, 2022

Can I do MSc Nursing without BSc nursing? ›

No. MSc is a master course in nursing and can be pursued only after the completion of a bachelor's degree in nursing or equivalent.

Which university is cheapest in UK? ›

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  • Staffordshire University. ...
  • Teesside University. ...
  • Leeds Trinity University. ...
  • University of Cumbria. ...
  • London Metropolitan University. ...
  • The University of Bolton. ...
  • University of Chester. ...
  • Coventry University.

What is the difference between BSc nursing and MSc Nursing? ›

MSc Nursing is a two year postgraduate course that is pursued by students after the completion of BSc Nursing. This course focuses on various branches of nursing, such as ambulatory care nursing, cardiac nursing, cardiac intervention nursing, critical care nursing, emergency nursing, pediatric nursing, etc.

What is a nurse salary in UK? ›

The Royal College of Nursing estimated in 2021 that the average annual salary of an NHS nurse is £33,384. The pay rise introduced across the NHS in 2022 means that average is probably now closer to £35,000. More broadly, we estimate that the average salary for a nurse is somewhere between £33,000 and £35,000.

Can I work while studying nursing in UK? ›

During study, international students studying at universities in the UK are permitted to work 20 hours per week during term time and full-time during holidays. Most nursing degrees last for four years and students will cover a wide variety of the different aspects of Nursing during this time.

Where is the best place to study nursing in the UK? ›

The UK has three of the best universities for nursing in the world – King's College London, the University of Southampton and the University of Manchester.

Can I get job after MSc Nursing? ›

Nursing, nurses have plenty of opportunities to work in hospital in different specialty and can reach good position based on your clinical experience. There are several positions are available such as staff nurse, ward sister, superintendent and director etc. In addition to M.Sc.

Which MSc Nursing course has highest salary? ›

M.Sc nursing starting salary in India
  • Lecturer or Speaker – Rs. 294,525.
  • Nurse educator – Rs. 435,781.
  • Nursing instructor – Rs. 258,000.
  • Nurse, Intensive care unit (ICU) – Rs. 141,861.
  • Marketing Executive – Rs. 185,261.
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What should I do after MSc Nursing? ›

What After MSc Nursing?
Job ProfilesAverage Salary offered
Staff NurseINR 2.81 Lakhs
Clinical Nurse managerINR 2.67 Lakhs
Nurse EducatorINR 3.38 Lakhs
Certified Professional CoderINR 2.28 Lakhs
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Can I do MSc nursing without BSC nursing in UK? ›

Applicants interested in pursuing a master's degree in Nursing in the UK must meet the following general eligibility: Bachelor's degree in nursing or healthcare-related fields with a grade point of 55% (equivalent to UK's second class lower).

How much does masters in nursing cost in UK? ›

The MSc nursing in the UK for international students' fees are usually around £10,000-40,000 or approximately INR 10-40 lakhs. You will have to spend up to £300 (INR 30,000) and £350 (INR 35,000) on health insurance and visa application charges.

How many years is adult nursing in UK? ›

New government grants available from September 2020 for new and continuing degree-level students. You may be eligible for additional support of at least £5,000 a year which you won't need to pay back.
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What is the next course after MSc Nursing? ›

Some of the career options after MSc Nursing are Orthopedic Nursing, Hospital Nursing, Public Health Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Military Nursing, Educators, Industrial Nursing/ Occupational, Health Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Pediatric Nursing.

Can we do MSc Nursing without experience? ›

Yes, 1 year experience needed to pursue M.Sc. Nursing. Yes, it is compulsory to have a minimum of 1-year experience to pursue M.Sc. in Nursing.

What band is masters in nursing? ›

Band 7 - Advanced Nurse/Nurse Practitioner

This Band usually requires the nurse to hold a Masters' degree or equivalent. For this role, the nurse must have highly specialised knowledge and will conduct detailed clinical assessments, make diagnoses and prescribe medicine to patients.

Do you need a Masters to be a Band 7? ›

Band 7 roles most often require a Master's level degree or equivalent. However, most trusts are often keen to support their nursing staff in attaining these qualifications. Often, nurses at this band are also known as 'Senior Sisters'. Within this level, the job responsibilities are a significant jump from Band 6.

Which course is better after BSC nursing in UK? ›

Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing. Education for a Postgraduate Diploma in Critical Care Nursing. Master of Surgery (MS.) PGDip Nursing.

Who are the highest paid nurses in the world? ›

Highest Paid Nursing Jobs:
  • Family Nurse – $113,000.
  • Urgent Care Nurse – $113,000.
  • Oncology Nurse – $113,000.
  • Orthopedic Nurse – $115,000.
  • Cardiac Nurse – $116,000.
  • Emergency Room Nurse – $116,000.
  • Neonatal Nurse – $127,000.
  • Nurse Anesthetist – $189,000.
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What countries accept UK nursing degree? ›

Here we look at the top 5 countries for nursing jobs and what makes them so popular with UK nurses.
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  • Australia. ...
  • New Zealand. ...
  • Ireland. ...
  • UAE. ...
  • Norway. ...
  • Find a nursing job abroad.
May 21, 2020

Which country pays best for nurses? ›

1. Luxembourg - $91,000 (USD) Currently topping the list as the highest-paid country in the world for nurses, this tiny country in Western Europe pays its nurses very well. Because of the tiny size of the country and its tax haven laws, getting a job as a nurse is extremely difficult.

Where can I study nursing in London? ›

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  • King's College. ...
  • City, University of London. ...
  • University of West London. ...
  • London South Bank University. ...
  • University of Greenwich.
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How long is BSc nursing in UK? ›

BSc Nursing in UK is a 3 years vocational course with starting salaries between 24,000 to 30,112 GBP for trainees. With the experience of 2-5 years, international professionals may earn 36% more than their initial drawings.

Can an international student study nursing in the UK? ›

Know the Nursing Requirements in the United Kingdom

If you wish to study nursing in the UK as a foreign student, you must complete the Overseas Nursing Programme (ONP). With ONP, you can become a licensed nurse in the country which enables you to work in a private hospital or National Health Service (NHS).

What qualifications you need to be a nurse? ›

You'll typically need level 3 and maths and English qualification/s to start an RNDA. If you have a level 5 qualification as a nursing associate or assistant practitioner, your apprenticeship might be called a 'top up' RNDA or 'conversion' to registered nurse course.

Which nursing course is best in UK? ›

The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery at King's College London was the world's first school of nursing, and is ranked as the number one faculty for nursing in the UK and second in the world.

Which university is cheapest in UK? ›

Top 10 Most Inexpensive Universities in UK 2022-23: Tuition Fees
  • Staffordshire University. ...
  • Teesside University. ...
  • Leeds Trinity University. ...
  • University of Cumbria. ...
  • London Metropolitan University. ...
  • The University of Bolton. ...
  • University of Chester. ...
  • Coventry University.

How many days a week is adult nursing? ›

Most placements in the hospital are 12 and a half hour days, 3 or 4 days a week, whereas community placements tend to be 8 hour shifts, 5 days a week.

What is a nurse salary in UK? ›

The Royal College of Nursing estimated in 2021 that the average annual salary of an NHS nurse is £33,384. The pay rise introduced across the NHS in 2022 means that average is probably now closer to £35,000. More broadly, we estimate that the average salary for a nurse is somewhere between £33,000 and £35,000.

What is the salary of BSc Nursing in UK? ›

BSc Nursing in UK Salary

Initially, students might earn up to 24,000 GBP (INR 245472) per year. However, this salary rises progressively with the years of experience. With more experience & qualifications, students can earn between 60,000 GBP – 109,000 GBP per annum.

Which country is best for BSc nursing? ›

10 Best Country to Study Nursing
  • Sweden.
  • United States of America.
  • Canada.
  • New Zealand.
  • Ireland.
  • Netherlands.
  • Norway.
  • Russia.
Mar 5, 2022

Can I work while studying nursing in UK? ›

During study, international students studying at universities in the UK are permitted to work 20 hours per week during term time and full-time during holidays. Most nursing degrees last for four years and students will cover a wide variety of the different aspects of Nursing during this time.

Is nursing in UK free? ›

There are two tuition levels for publicly funded United Kingdom universities offering nursing degrees - home student fees, which include EU students, and international student fees. Institutions in England can charge up to £9,250 per year for undergraduate degrees for home students.

Can I work as a nurse in UK without IELTS? ›

NEW DELHI : Under the new rules, doctors, nurses, dentists and midwives applying for Tier 2 (General) visas for UK will not need to sit for English language tests like TOEFL and IELTS as Occupational English Test (OET) scores are enough for them.

Is nursing a hard degree? ›

To be honest with you, all of the lecturers say it all the time and I completely agree, it is genuinely the hardest degree - at our university anyway, and we don't take on medical students, so obviously medicine is gonna be a lot harder than nursing but I would definitely say that nursing is the second hardest degree ...

Can I train to be a nurse at 50 UK? ›

Am I too old to train? There is no upper age limit to start nurse training but you should discuss any concerns that you might have about your suitability for training with the universities offering courses.

Which course is best for nursing? ›

Undoubtedly, if a person wants to make a magnificent career in the sphere of the healthcare industry, then B.sc Nursing course is better than General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM). In the matter of career growth, higher studies, and salary the value of B.sc Nursing is more than General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) course.

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