University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
13200 GBP/year
6900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Suitable for nurses from all areas of practice, the MSc Nursing programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills, personal, professional and inter-professional insights needed to confront, challenge and shape the future of your practice.

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This postgraduate MSc Nursing programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)  offers you the opportunity to stand back and take an in-depth and considered review of nursing in order to face the challenges and opportunities of the future.

Further Information

You’ll interact with students from different backgrounds and different countries, and see how others have responded to the challenges they have faced as nursing has developed. If you leave before completing the course you can exit with a Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits) or a Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits).

Depending upon the size of your dissertation module, you will also take two or three optional modules. These will be selected from a short menu of choices selected to support a focus on research, practice, management or education in nursing. If you wish you can choose your options across the range of options. 

All students will participate in a Personal Development Centre creating a personal profile of abilities, attributes and skills and develop a learning contract. You will use the learning contract to develop and enhance your personal profile in collaboration with your personal tutor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Transcultural Health and Social Care
  • Improving Delivery of Services Through Implementation Science
  • Multi-Professional Support of Learning and Assessing in Practice
  • Education in Nursing 
  • Leadership in Practice
  • Non-Medical Prescribing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must be a registered, qualified nurse with evidence of recent professional development if from the UK.

  • Overseas applicants must demonstrate registration / qualification in their own country and evidence of recent professional development. References from your sponsor or employer will be sought. International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) - minimum 6.5 achieved within the last year must be demonstrated.
  • Overseas applicants are encouraged to attend the university one week orientation programme during the first week of September.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

PT £765 per 20 credits


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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