M.Sc. On Campus

Nursing Studies

University of Southampton

24 months
2312 GBP/year
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Improve your knowledge and skills to become an expert practitioner at the Nursing Studies MSc course offered by the University of Southampton. During this part-time master’s top-up award you'll gain the skills to appraise and challenge current practice. You’ll develop and lead evidence-based provision services that meets the needs of a modern health and social care service.


Course Details

If you completed your PG Diploma with us, this Nursing Studies MSc course offered by the University of Southampton gives you a chance to top up to a master's degree by studying one of the following:

  • MSc Nursing Studies - you can study this if you’ve completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (pre-registration) adult, child or mental health pathways.
  • MSc Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Studies - you can study this if you’ve completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health Practice: Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN)

The course is entirely dissertation-based so you’ll get to focus on a single piece of work.

You’ll graduate with improved career options and will get the chance to move into leadership roles or continue your studies at PhD level.

Career Opportunities

This MSc in Nursing Studies will improve your employability and give you the skills for a range of specialist roles.

When you graduate, you could become a:  

  • nursing team manager 
  • researcher on a doctoral programme 
  • lecturer or teacher

Programme Structure

  • MSc Dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need to:

  • have passed your PG Diploma at the University of Southampton
  • register for this master’s within 3 years of completing your PG Diploma in Nursing, or within 4 year of completing your Public Health Practice: Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN)

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    2312 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4625 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • This course is not available to international students.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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