Ulster University

Ulster University


This course aims to assist the student develop professionally and personally and covers a wide range of issues from communication, leadership and management, person centred care and research and evidence.

Entry requirements

A qualified Nurse, typically with a Degree and completion of application form. For those who do not have English as a first language they will need to have IELTs at 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5 (or equivalent). Students will typically already hold a Degree, and are already a qualified Nurse, Midwife or Health Visitor. Exemptions and transferability: Students who have already undertaken post graduate study can apply to the School of Nursing for Accreditation for Prior Learning and this process will determine what will be permitable.

Assessment methods

Student performance and progression in modules are assessed through coursework. Assessment methods in the course are designed to measure the student's achievement of the intended learning outcomes. On-going formative assessment that has a significant diagnostic function occurs throughout where students are encouraged to discuss their progress and actively plan to address identified learning needs. Formative assessments in all modules are compulsory.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland

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Life and Health Sciences
Telephone number: 
028 9036 8983