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Nursing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 months
University rank #302 (QS) Online
This Nursing course from University of Dundee is for all nurses. It is a flexible, practice focused award, tailored to meet the individual needs and interests of curious, ambitious nurses.


This Nursing course from University of Dundee  is designed to offer postgraduate education to nurses in a range of clinical environments and geographical settings. It supports both UK based and international nurses to develop personally and professionally.

It will support you to change and develop your ways of thinking, inspiring you to become an independent learner who thinks creatively to solve problems using evidence-based approaches. 

You will develop as a leader in a changing health care landscape, supporting you to improve health outcomes for the population you work in, reducing health inequalities and transforming lives.

How you will be taught

The course is mainly delivered online using the University of Dundee virtual learning environment, My Dundee and may include:

  • online learning resources including video
  • discussion boards and web conferences
  • web based activities and quizzes


On completion of this course you will have developed the knowledge and skills to enable you to develop as a leader in a changing healthcare landscape.

This unique programme also facilitates the development of graduate, lifelong learning skills (such as critical reflection, critical thinking, problem-solving and the use of evidence-based practice) to enhance your professional and academic skills. This will maximise the opportunities for your career development and progression in the field of Nursing. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring Professional Practice
  • Research for Practice
  • Non-Medical Prescribing
  • Quality Improvement in Action
  • Meeting the Needs of Older People in Diverse Care Settings
  • Risk and Patient Safety
  • Microbiology and its Application to Practice
  • Acute and Critical Care

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

    Schedule IELTS

General Requirements

  • You'll normally need to have a degree or equivalent and work in a health or social care related area. We operate a flexible Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) system by which students who do not have a degree may be eligible for entry. 
  • We recognise that students applying for this course may have acquired significant learning from previous educational and life/work experience. We can offer potential students the opportunity of having such learning assessed for credit. This credit would go towards your application for this course.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4932 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17275 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 42 months.
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