University of West London

University of West London

Nursing and Healthcare

This course has been designed to prepare students for delivering care at a higher level of practice; it provides an academic environment which builds on their knowledge and skills; modules encourage critical exploration of issues which is can be used to constructively challenge and utilise evidence to enhance practice; the course is designed to place the patient and patient care at the centre of study and the course allows students to develop the higher level skills that are relevant to their career whilst helping to make a real difference to those in your care; this course is for international students and completion of the course does not lead to NMC registration or give the right to practice in the United Kingdom.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be a registered health practitioner and have gained a Bachelors degree; experience of education and practice from recognised schools of nursing approved by or recognised regulatory nursing organisations in their country of origin; applicants whose 1st language is not English require either IELTS at 6.0 or above (including at least 6.0 in the written paper), TOEFL paper-based test score at 550 or above, TOEFL computer-based test score at 213 or above, TOEFL internet-based test score at 80 or above.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods; genes, diseases, health and illness; healthcare enterprise, service design and improvement; nursing project. Optional modules: Strategies for the management of complex wounds; advanced approach to multi-professional care in diabetes; improving care delivery in patients with asthma and COPD; managing TB (care, prevention and control); global perspective in public health and health promotion; the prevention and management of infection transmission; promoting sexual health; evaluating the care and management of individuals with HIV; global perspective in public health and health promotion; managing change for service improvement; advanced leadership and management competence; strategic service planning; substance misuse treatment and interventions; dual diagnosis (exploring interventions for people with mental health and substance misuse problems); communicable diseases (HIV, TB HCV, HBV), substance misuse and health behaviour (interventions and policies).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,550 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,995 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brentford Site Hounslow TW8 9GA South East

Key information

University of West London