University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Nursing Studies (Adult, with NMC registration)

Entry requirements

You�ll need a 2.2 degree in a relevant area such as social sciences, human sciences, biomedical sciences, public services, and GCSE mathematics, English and science. You�ll also need to show that you have 650 hours of health care experience. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

The course is 50 per cent theory and 50 per cent practice, based on 4 core units of study: Foundations in health and nursing; patients with acute and short-term needs; patients with long-term conditions and complex needs; transitions to practice: managing and organising care.

Assessment methods

You�re assessed on theory and practice. In practice, you�ll need to achieve a number of competencies by the end of each unit, assessed by your clinical mentor. Your theoretical knowledge is assessed by written assignments, case studies, poster presentations and exams.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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