20 months
3305 GBP/module
3305 GBP/module
Tuition fee
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Specialise, excel and gain an advanced qualification in nursing by topping up your existing qualifications in the Nursing Studies programme from Sheffield Hallam University.


This Nursing Studies course at Sheffield Hallam University is aimed at registered nurses who wish to specialise and enhance their skills. You'll undertake a rigorous academic programme including an independently researched dissertation project, and top up your existing postgraduate diploma or undergraduate degree to masters level.

Future careers

Previous students have reported that taking the course has benefitted them by
  • extending their professional knowledge and expertise
  • enhancing professional-decision-making
  • contributing to evidence based practice
  • encouraging innovation
  • developing leadership skills

Programme Structure

  • Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. 
  • When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must hold a degree in any subject and a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing from a pre-registration course along with a registered (NMC) nurse status.
  • You normally progress directly to the 60 credit dissertation, but we will advise you if you need to take a research methods module prior to the dissertation. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3305 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3305 GBP per module during 20 months.
  • National

    3305 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3305 GBP per module during 20 months.
  • for a 60 credit stage.


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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