Study MSc Nursing at the University of Northampton

    Specialise in Nursing

Our MSc Nursing programme, which has been developed in response to demand from both local and international nursing graduates, has been constructed to satisfy the requirements of graduate nurses who wish to develop their careers into higher level practice, education and leadership roles. This qualification enables students to extend the breadth of their knowledge and develop a more comprehensive, nuanced understanding of their field.

Key areas of study are the deepening of professional identity, the use of one’s own character when leading and influencing others and the advancement of fundamental nursing skills.

    Receive expert advice and guidance

The content of our Nursing programme is evaluated and updated regularly, according to expert advice from clinicians, university academics and a range of other medical experts, thus ensuring that all topics and areas of focus remain topical and in line with current medical developments.

The structure and delivery of modules within the programme is informed by the University of Northampton’s Learning and Teaching, Widening Participation Objectives and the Equality and Diversity Policy and is subject to continuous review.

    What you will study


  • Research Methods in Health and Social Care
  • Professional Artistry
  • Dissertation


  • Leading People in Health and Social Care Organisations
  • Leading Public Health Practice
  • NMC V300 Nurse Prescribing
  • Comparative Health Systems
  • Agents of Change
  • Enhancing the Preceptor and Mentor Dynamic
  • Transcultural Nursing

Elective modules

  • Postgraduate elective choice