24 months
18500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Studying Children's Nursing - Preregistration at the University of East Anglia prepares you for a career that can be as varied or specialist as you choose. Children’s nurses work with children and young people between the ages of 0-19 years, and on occasion up to 24 years, whilst also working in partnership with families.

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With the NHS Constitution at its core, our MSc Children's Nursing - Preregistration programme at the University of East Anglia  will offer you the excitement and challenge to achieve your very best and provide you with the rigorous training you need to become a dynamic nurse. 

Our Master’s course has been designed for students who already have an undergraduate degree and who demonstrate the personal attributes and commitment needed to pursue a career caring for others. Your time with us will help you develop into a nurse who’s not only committed, but who is also able to deliver the highest quality of person and family-centered care. 

Informed by the four pillars of Advanced Practice you will be exposed to theoretical and practice-based learning addressing themes of Clinical Practice, Research, Education and Leadership ensuring you are equipped to pursue a variety of exciting career opportunities at the point of qualification. 

The Children's Nursing - Preregistration course entails learning in the University setting, independent online learning, self-directed study, simulated practice and placements in a variety of health, educational and social care settings. The course will help you develop high standards of patient and family-centered care, as well as clinical nursing, education, leadership and research skills. This will enable you to excel in the way you work with children, young people, their families and carers – and maximising your contribution to the multidisciplinary healthcare team. 


  • NHS - children’s specialist hospitals, acute secondary, primary care setting or community-based care 
  • Education sector 
  • Private or Voluntary sector 
  • Specialist or advanced practice, nursing management or leadership 
  • Education  
  • Research 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Person-Centred Nursing Practice
  • Principles and Practice of Health Research
  • Improving Care Through Leadership and Education
  • Nursing Practice in Context
  • Improving Services Through Leadership and Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Minimum 2:2 or equivalent; this programme is also applicable if you are a registered Mental Health, Learning Disabilities or Adult Nurse who wishes to become a NMC registered Children's Nurse. If you are a registered nurse looking for post-registration study opportunities within your own field of practice then this course is not suitable and you may wish to consider our other post-registration, professional nursing courses delivered at Degree and Master's level.
  • All subject areas considered.
  • Applicants will be required to have a minimum of GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4 / C or equivalent.
  • The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18500 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Norwich

609 - 1044 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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