University of Hull

University of Hull


If you're an Advanced Nurse or a member of a related profession wishing to study colonoscopy and endoscopy practice to progress your career as an independent practitioner, this is the course for you. Colonoscopy is becoming a growth area for nurses who wish to expand their scope of practice. As a practictioner, you have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of settings to develop advanced skills. You will learn skills and knowledge empowering you to perform advanced therapeutic procedures and plan, perform and develop care which addresses patient health care needs within gastroenterology. We offer this programme full-time for overseas students, and part-time for UK students.

Entry requirements

Typically you are expected to have a good Honours degree in nursing, midwifery or another relevant discipline, plus appropriate experience in a professional environment; International applicants - Competence in English is required for international students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

You will undertake a variety of modules. These include a research module and specialist module which are offered as an online programme via eBridge. The final 60 credits for the MSc are gained by completing a dissertation around the subject of colonoscopy.

The majority of learning can be done online meaning that you can fit your studies around work and life commitments. You need only attend University for the set workshops which are available to support each module. The modules themselves are delivered using weekly tasks addressing the advanced issues around the subject of practice.

Assessment methods



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

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01482 466850