University of Leeds

University of Leeds


The 1st year of the course is designed to introduce students to knowledge, skills and attitudes required for clinical practice; underpinning subjects such as biology, sociology, psychology, communication, and the theory and practice of nursing are taught via 2 level 3 modules; students also develop a number of nursing skills during these modules; the next 2 years are the branch programme where students further develop their knowledge and skills gained; the branch programme is made up of 4 compulsory nursing theory and practice modules and 3 theory modules relating to health needs assessment, research and a dissertation.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be graduates who normally hold a 2.1 or above degree in any subject which has been completed ideally within the last 5 years. It is a professional requirement that applicants have qualifications in English language and mathematics at GCSE grade C or above. In the absence of English language an IELTS score of 7.0 will be accepted in all criteria. Graduates with a health-related degree in behavioural or life sciences will be considered for the accelerated programme on an individual basis together with a transcript of their degree. Overseas students including those from the EU will be required to meet the above criteria and have been resident in the UK or EU for a minimum of 3 years. All candidates will be required to submit a completed application form and if successfully short-listed will be invited to partake in an individual or group selection event held at the University of Leeds. Selection will be led by the programme manager in conjunction with members of the programme team who represent the different branches of nursing. Students for whom the programme is suitable and have a health-care related degree will then be invited to provide information regarding the relevance of their previous study to be exempted for the 1st year of the programme. All potential students need to apply for the September intake. The evidence will be considered by the School of Healthcare Individualised Programme Panel prior to the commencement of the course.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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School of Healthcare
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0113 343 1361