University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Contemporary Nursing

This course is for qualified nurses who wish to advance their skills and knowledge as part of their professional development.

Entry requirements

A 1st Class Honours degree; applicants must be registered nurses and have completed 6 months as a qualified nurse.

Course modules

Modules include: Dissertation project; integrating research skills into professional practice; advanced decision making and problem solving; physiology based; assessment needs led; assessment; systematic approaches; advancing clinical care; cancer care; cardiac care; emergency care; minor illness: autonomous practice; end of life care; minor injury: autonomous practice; intensive care; complexities in leg ulcer management; tissue viability modalities; care and assessment of acutely ill; learning disability: enabling health inclusion for service users; non-medical prescribing; coaching skills for leading; developing and managing people within health and/or social care; leading and developing services; preparation for mentorship; preparation for mentorship; foundations for learning, teaching and assessment CPAD 1; supporting higher level practice in health care CPAD 5; work-based learning project; pain management.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 480 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

Key information

Post-Qualification Nursing Admissions
Telephone number: 
01707 285984