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Nursing - Registered Nurse (Adult), M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #591 (QS) ,
The Nursing - Registered Nurse (Adult) course at Kingston University provides you with theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed to register as an adult nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. This Masters course is ideal if you are interested in a career in frontline, leadership or specialist nursing.

About

The Nursing - Registered Nurse (Adult) course at Kingston University provides you with unrivalled opportunities to develop your skills in caring for adults through high fidelity patient simulators and role play with actors. You will also have opportunities to learn with, and from, midwifery and pharmacy students and lecturers in simulations and shared learning with the child, and mental health student nurses to enhance your skills in caring for clients from these fields.

About adult nursing

Adult nursing is a person-centred profession with the primary aim of promoting the wellbeing and social inclusion of all people through improving or maintaining physical and mental health. Adult nurses provide care for people over the age of 18 and increasingly for older people with complex conditions. They may also care for people with a mental health condition, learning disability or children. Adult nurses work in a range of settings including A&E, critical care, medical and surgical wards, rehabilitation units, GP practices, healthcare centres, hospices and in people's own homes.

What will you study?

The first year is divided into two parts. In part one you will undertake a bridging module introducing you to the foundations of nursing and healthcare. In part two you will look at the context of nursing within a variety of client groups within your specific field of nursing.

In your second year (part three) you will learn about the analysis and application of research and evidence base and the complexities of nursing at an individual and organisational level as well as preparing for your transition to registered nurse.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Nursing for Graduates
  • Nursing Practice 
  • Nursing the Acutely Ill Adult
  • Long Term Conditions in Adult Nursing
  • Transition to Professional Practice in Adult Nursing
  • Developing and Analysing Evidence-Based Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Please note: there is no official deadline for applications, but we recommend that you apply by June for September entry and by October for January entry.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A health or science-related degree is preferred at 2.2 or above. Health and science-related degrees could include health studies, psychology, physiology, biology, social sciences, or related studies to the above.
  • A minimum of 500 hours of health or social care related experience undertaken in the 12 months prior to your application. 
  • You must have at least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or grade C or above for GCSEs taken before 2017), including English language and, maths (and a science subject is preferred), or equivalent qualifications, together with evidence of academic study, ideally within the last five years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14555 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14555 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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