Teesside University

Teesside University

Nursing (Specialist Field)

This exciting and innovative course is designed to ensure that as a nursing professional you are well placed to deal with the globalised challenges arising in current and future practice. These include changes in population and demographic trends, shifts in patterns of health/illness and wellbeing, and political, professional and organisational working cultures. Currently specialist fields exist within learning disabilities, mental health and adult nursing. The course adopts an evidence-informed nursing approach by reviewing, synthesising and incorporating contemporary professional and political drivers to ensure that the profession remains dynamic, proactive and responsive in delivering safe, confident, competent and compassionate quality care and excellence in nursing practice. This course offers you the opportunity to develop your personal and professional autonomy within your areas of practice. The course develops: leadership skills to promote the professional voice of nursing and to disseminate new knowledge and skills to enhance patient/client care; advanced knowledge and skills to facilitate person-centred care and to enhance the patient/client experience; advanced decision-making skills and application of nursing practice in complex, demanding and unpredictable environments; intellectual and professional independence associated with mastery
knowledge and skills to inform and advance nursing practice; and a critical understanding of research methodologies and evidence-based practice to contribute to the generation of knowledge for advanced nursing practice.

Sponsorship information

Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

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Key information

School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384110