Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Nursing and Midwifery (Advanced Professional Practice)

This programme sets out to nurture emerging and innovative professional practitioners. It is delivered through 5 specialist pathways that correspond with the key areas of expertise associated with the school of nursing and midwifery.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a professional qualification in nursing, midwifery or allied health and social care services. They shall normally hold a relevant 2.2 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. In line with the University's RPEL procedures, applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements will be considered on an individual basis, where there is evidence of relevant experience. Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements should contact the Programme Co-ordinator for advice. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requirements for English language for visa purposes. Those opting to take the programme including the Clinical Practicum must provide evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. *Taken within the last 2 years.

Course modules

Modules include: Applied research methods and statistics in nursing; qualitative research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on the completion of a research module and a dissertation of 15,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

Key information

PG Centre
Telephone number: 
02890 972585