University of Bedfordshire
Advanced Nursing Studies
This course has been designed to enable students to build on their existing knowledge base, and be more confident with complex decision-making skills and clinical competencies for expanded practice; it integrates research, education and management issues to enable a high degree of professional autonomy and independent practice; students engage in advanced health assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills and are recognised as having advanced nursing knowledge to provide consultancy services to health providers; for those nurses wishing to gain registration in the UK, the overseas nurses programme is offered as an additional unit; this is a unique opportunity to gain both higher level qualifications and UK registration as a nurse.
Honours degree from a UK university or equivalent (HND); or exceptional evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience; in addition: transcript of nurse training; IELTS 6; for overseas nurses placement: IELTS 6.5; NMC decision letter that does not expire before end of placement; 2 references; CRB and occupational health screening before undertaking.
Clinical reasoning in nursing assessment and diagnosis; nursing management of multiple health needs; influencing people and organisations; project management in health and social care; supervising learning and development; assessing and evaluating performance; dissertation; overseas nurses placement (for candidates with an NMC decision letter to proceed to registration).
Combination of portfolios; learning contracts; exams; practicals; essays; reports; poster presentations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,500 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 750 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 750 per Credit module (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Luton Campus||Luton||LU1 3JU||South East|