University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Advanced Nursing

The course develops nurses who can practice at advanced level and offers a programme of study derived from full professional practice; it is designed to attract a rich mix of home and international students from a variety of nursing backgrounds; it has been designed in partnership with health service colleagues to ensure the course is grounded in the realities of contemporary nursing practice; undertaking the course can benefit nurses from any area of health care who wish to improve and advance practice in their field.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification and evidence of relevant personal, professional and educational experience; applicants for the full-time programme must hold a 1st or 2nd class Honours degree in nursing or other relevant topic; all applicants must be qualified nurses, usually with a minimum of 2 years experience in nursing practice; IELTS:6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each element); TOEFL IBT:87 with no less than 21 in listening, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking and 21 in writing.

Course modules

Core modules: advancing nursing practice 1 and 2; applied biological sciences; evidence for health and social care; theoretical foundations of advanced nursing; evaluating interventions, services and policy; principles of systematic review; project proposal; professional development for clinical leadership; research; dissertation project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 13,730 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 4,010 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 9,155 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,010 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,890 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 11,990 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 3,260 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 7,995 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Medical Centre Nottingham NG7 2HA East Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
0115 823 0887