Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University


This course allows students to enhance their skills and top up from a postgraduate diploma to a full Master's degree in 1 year. This involves developing a critical understanding of appropriate research methodology and contributing to professional practice development within a chosen area. Students extend their professional knowledge, expertise and decision making skills.

Entry requirements

A degree in any subject and a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing from a pre-registration course along with a registered (NMC) nurse status. Students normally progress directly to the 60 credit dissertation, but we will advise if they need to take a research methods module prior to the dissertation. We consider applications on an individual basis.

Course modules

Dissertation; research methods for practice.

Assessment methods

15,000 word dissertation. The research methods for practice module includes written and other assessments.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 1 years
MSc Distance learning - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Collegiate Crescent Campus Sheffield S10 2BP Yorkshire and the Humber
Online/Distance learning

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Key information

Telephone number: 
0114 225 5555