MSc / PGDip / PGCert On Campus

Nursing (Block and Blend)

University of Salford

12 months
15030 GBP/year
8100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Nursing (Block and Blend) programme of the University of Salford will empower you to take forward your practice and patient care through critically exploring professional biography, the therapeutic relationship and embedding an evidence based and person centred approach to care.


In a Nutshell

By studying modules relevant to contemporary clinical practice, in the Nursing (Block and Blend) programme of the University of Salford you take control of your personal, professional and academic development whilst engaging in critical debate about the issues at the forefront of nursing practice. You will gain skills in applying new knowledge to your practice and achieve mastery of nursing related to your chosen award.

Our 'Block and Blend' learning route enables you to study both face to face and at home. In semester one, you will study two modules in the University face to face and the remaining modules can be studied online with remote supervision and access to all teaching and learning materials. The final dissertation is online, where you will receive supervision and access to training materials.

We also offer our MSc Nursing programme as a two year or three year part-time course, with a range of pathways to choose from. Please note, the part-time course options are not available for international students.

You will:

  • Develop a mastery of contemporary nursing knowledge and practice
  • Enhance your professional credibility
  • Develop personal confidence to influence nursing


On graduation nurses will have achieved mastery of their chosen field and will be better equipped to influence the future of nursing based on current evidence. You will have the underpinning theoretical knowledge to support your innovative clinical practice.

Completing the master's course will enable you to exercise more choice in your career and to consider applying for senior posts within your organisation with greater confidence. You will be able to move into clinical nurse specialist positions, practice education facilitator roles, research posts and management positions.

The MSc Nursing provides an opportunity for students to work alongside experienced lecturers and develop their research and evidence based skills.On completion of the MSc Nursing there the opportunity to progress on to Doctoral courses, Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care, and traditional PhD routes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critically Exploring Professional Practice
  • Online: Research Methods
  • Diagnosis, Classification and Prevention of Diabetes
  • Therapeutic Relationships in Nursing
  • Therapeutic Advances in Diabetes and Self-Care Management
  • Leading Education in Academic Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 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 must be a qualified nurse with a Bachelor’s degree with honours from a UK University or an equivalent academic or professional qualification from the UK or elsewhere, i.e. incorporating study at least comparable to 120 credits at level 6.
  • As this course includes a 12 week compulsory residential, international students must obtain a short-term study visa in order to study in the UK.
  • International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15030 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Salford

500 - 800 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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