University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Advancing Nursing Practice

This programme aims, through a process of flexible and open learning, to develop self-directed and reflective nurses who have the potential to be future leaders in advancing nursing.

Entry requirements

Candidates are expected to have a suitable educational background. Applicants should have an Honours degree or equivalent (reaching SCQF level 10) or relevant nursing experience. Candidates who have professional qualifications equivalent to an Honours degree and candidates who do not have a previous degree may be accepted if they can demonstrate ability to study at postgraduate level through a written task. Evidence of proficiency in English must be provided if this is not the applicant's 1st language. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.

Course modules

Development of a portfolio for professional and personal development; opportunities for the synthesis of theory, evidence and practice; accessibility for all nursing disciplines, including managers, educators and clinicians; enhanced international collaborations, developing a global network of leading nurses as part of our alumni; research methods in nursing and healthcare a; professional and personal development ; clinical decision making and professional judgement; leadership: exploring a potential; global public health.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,285 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 5,285 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,285 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 5,285 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Director
Telephone number: 
0131 651 1525