Coventry University

MSc Nursing

Studied on campus or 100% online, this MSc Nursing course is designed to offer continuing education and professional development to nurses to enhance your knowledge to underpin practice in a wide range of care settings.

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It has been designed following extensive consultation with stakeholders and professional partners to ensure its relevance and ability to develop nursing leaders and agents of change.

You will have the opportunity to examine contemporary issues in nursing, and in the role and practice of the nurse through the analysis of political, social, cultural and economic influences on health and social care needs and service design. Particular emphasis is placed on the research and evidence base for leadership, service delivery and improvement. The course may be studied on-campus at Coventry University or online.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to hold, as a minimum, at least a 2:2 undergraduate degree in Nursing and should have completed a qualification leading to registration as a Nurse. We will consider applicants with a Diploma in Nursing and evidence of continuing professional development that shows an ability to study at master’s level*.

*For information regarding what might amount to ‘evidence of continuing professional development that shows an ability to study at master’s level’ please contact our admissions team using the quick enquiry form.

 This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

Career Prospects

This course provides an opportunity to learn from academic staff and clinical experts (subject to availability), to develop critical thinking and decision-making skills to support innovation, challenge and to develop the skills to support you in leading a clinical nursing practice.

Course Details

You will study some of the latest developments in a range of contemporary issues in nursing, covering a range of key areas including leadership, evidence-based practice, and service delivery and improvement. You will be encouraged to consider how these issues relate to your current practice and how what you learn can make a difference to, and improve the experience of patients/service users.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to analyse approaches to support leadership, quality and service improvement and project management within policy and professional frameworks of nursing. You will also be able to demonstrate a professional approach to self-development in a broad range of competencies relevant to nursing across national borders and areas of practice including digital literacy, critical decision making, problem-solving, presentation and teamwork.

Contemporary perspectives of care – individuals with long term conditions
Contemporary issues in nursing
Health assessment practice
Leadership, service improvement and integrated care
Nursing and public health
Research methodology, design and methods
Teaching, learning and assessment in nursing
The evidence base for nursing practice
Global professional development
Masters dissertation

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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