• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
Advancing nursing knowledge, skills and attributes are essential to underpin professional practice. The MSc Nursing - Advancing Professional Practice offered at Glasgow Caledonian University provides registered nurses with an educational platform for career development by undertaking focused study on advancing their clinical knowledge, skills and attributes within specific areas of practice.

About

This programme recognises the ever-changing complexity of care and offers a range of flexible and elective study options, which are educationally responsive to changing direction of UK policy.

Contributing staff on the MSc Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice programme from Glasgow Caledonian University are active in leading research and policy development in collaboration with groups such as; Health Protection Scotland; The Scottish Healthcare Associated Infection Institute; The UK Stroke Self-management Network, Association of Advanced Practice Educators (AAPEUK).

Graduate prospects

The programme will give you the skills and experience you need to develop your career and to act as a leader and innovator in the field of advanced nursing. This academic award will enhance your employability for opportunities in a number of roles, including advanced nurse practitioners, clinical specialists, nurse educators and researchers.

Programme Structure

Within the programme, there are four possible optional study pathways for you to choose from: 

  • Advancing Clinical Nursing Practice; 
  • Applied Public Health in a Global Context; 
  • Flexible Pathway: selection across range of modules on offer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: There is no fixed deadline for many of our postgraduate programmes, but please check the webpage of the course you are interested in for a closing date. In all cases we recommend you apply as early as possible to ensure there is plenty of time to process your visa.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 16 months
    • Duration description
      Part Time: 2 - 3 Years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

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

  • All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.
  • UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent). Must be a Registered Nurse.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9456 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12600 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4128 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • RUK: £5500

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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