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Nursing Studies (Leadership in Clinical Practice)

60 months
1690 GBP/module
1080 GBP/module
Tuition fee
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If you are a registered nurse you can build on your practice with the Nursing Studies (Leadership in Clinical Practice) programme at the Oxford Brookes University. This is a flexible course where you learn as part of a collaborative community of nurses, midwives and Allied Health Practitioners (AHP)s. 


The Nursing Studies (Leadership in Clinical Practice) programme at the Oxford Brookes University develop your confidence as you build on your skills so you can become a leader in your field. You will develop your practice with confidence. 

We have an established pathway for exceptional students to write for peer-reviewed publications. And you have the opportunity to develop your teaching skills.  

Our lecturers are experienced in their specialist practice areas and maintain excellent practice links locally or across the region. They also have strong links with colleagues, organisations and institutions at national and international level.

Career prospects

This course is aimed at experienced nurses who may be working in any area of the world.  The skills and knowledge you will develop will enable you to develop your career further as a nurse leader, nurse researcher or nurse educator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Mastering Professional Nursing Practice
  • Evidence-based Practice 
  • Leadership in Health and Social Care 
  • Health Promotion 
  • Psychosocial Palliative Care 
  • Creating Frameworks for Learning 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You must:

  • be a qualified nurse (equivalent to UK registered nurse) with up-to-date and current registration within your country of origin and be employed within current clinical nursing practice. You must have a minimum of one year's post-registration experience either in the UK or in your home country.
  • normally hold a UK first degree or equivalent overseas degree from a reputable institution. 
  • if you do not hold a first degree or equivalent, you will be required to submit an assignment which will be taken into account as part of your application.
  • be able to supply an academic reference that supports your potential to study at the postgraduate level. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1690 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1690 GBP per module during 60 months.
  • National

    1080 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1080 GBP per module during 60 months.


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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