If you have already completed the PGDip Nursing (pre-qualifying nursing) and are eager to learn research skills that can be applied in clinical settings, then this course is for you
Our MSc Nursing top-up course allows you to investigate a topic important to you and your work place. We will give you the support you need to complete your dissertation while you work in the field. You will cover the whole research process, from ethics approval to writing your final report, with the guidance of an allocated supervisor.
The project you will complete will be one of the following:
- an independent piece of research
- a work-based project
- systematic literature review
- audit or service development
Our wide range of nursing courses give students the opportunity to specialise in different areas of interest.
Supportive nursing community
We encourage you to share experiences and knowledge with your peer group. You will be part of a strong community of nurses who have the same goal of providing excellent care. The experiences you share are important to help you develop as a nurse.
Our NHS partnerships
As one of the largest providers of student nurses in the North West London area, Bucks has partnerships with a number of local NHS trusts.
We value the relationships between professionals and patients. By the end of the course, you'll share our vision of improving the access to high quality services within the NHS and local communities.
Our Trust partners include:
- Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
- The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- London North West Healthcare NHS Trust
- Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust.
What are the course entry requirements?
Students must have completed a PGDip in Nursing (pre-qualifying) with NMC registration. Students should have 120 credits at Level 6 and 7, where 90 credits are from Level 7. Additionally you must be employed within clinical practice.
If you did not study for your PGDip at Bucks New University, you will need to show evidence of successful completion of a Level 7 research module.
Year 1 Modules
How much does it cost
Part Time Home and EU, Academic Year 2019-2020: £2,900
Part Time Home and EU, Academic Year 2020-2021: £3,350
Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees.
You could benefit from financial support through a bursary or scholarship during your time as a student. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.
How do I apply?
For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applying-to-bucks