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Clinical Nursing MSc

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Scholarship opportunity now available. The limited funded scholarships are from The Burdett Trust for Nursing and cover both tuition fees and living costs. The scholarships will have a particular focus on developing leadership and research capacity within the nursing profession. To find out more please visit: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/news/postgraduate-nursing-scholarships Qualified nurses provide, lead and coordinate care, and high-quality nursing care is key to the success of patient recovery. Having the right mix of knowledge and skills is therefore hugely important to ensure the people you care for have positive clinical outcomes. This course supports qualified nurses to develop their knowledge and skills so they are able to take their career in nursing to the next level. The course will support you in your path to become an expert clinical decision-maker, able to autonomously manage and lead healthcare practice. The course will provide you with the knowledge you need to ensure the care you provide is compassionate, evidence-based and person-centred. You’ll also learn about the use of digital strategies in healthcare, and be able to engage with institutional and wider cultures that promote patient safety and care.

Key benefits

  • A high-quality curriculum covering a wide range of content that allows you flexibility to tailor your development in ways that are relevant to your specific clinical needs
  • You will be studying at the No.1 nursing faculty in the UK and 2nd in the world for Nursing (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
  • Our courses are delivered by internationally renowned clinicians and academics with a strong focus on promoting evidence-based care and appreciation of translational research.
  • The breadth of the course prepares graduates for a wide range of nursing career options, and aims to build confidence for those seeking to progress to senior healthcare roles.

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Employability

This course attracts a far reaching international and national cohort of nurses.  With its focus this course gives you an in-depth knowledge to progress your nursing career. 

Completing this rigorous course will you give you a competitive edge in the job market. With its practical approach you can apply your expertise immediately to your work environment. You will also have opportunities to network with professionals in your area from all over the world.

Most of our graduates go on to work in specialised and autonomous roles in clinical practice and research, including work in a variety of clinical care settings in hospitals and the community. Other areas of employment include educational roles in clinical and university settings, as well as roles in governmental departments developing policy and legislative initiatives. Some graduates choose to go on to follow MPhil/PhD pathways.

International students interested in working as a nurse in the UK after graduation can obtain more information regarding the application process from the NHS: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/we-are-the-nhs/nursing-careers/international-recruitment

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Employability

This course attracts a far reaching international and national cohort of nurses.  With its focus this course gives you an in-depth knowledge to progress your nursing career. 

Completing this rigorous course will you give you a competitive edge in the job market. With its practical approach you can apply your expertise immediately to your work environment. You will also have opportunities to network with professionals in your area from all over the world.

Most of our graduates go on to work in specialised and autonomous roles in clinical practice and research, including work in a variety of clinical care settings in hospitals and the community. Other areas of employment include educational roles in clinical and university settings, as well as roles in governmental departments developing policy and legislative initiatives. Some graduates choose to go on to follow MPhil/PhD pathways.

International students interested in working as a nurse in the UK after graduation can obtain more information regarding the application process from the NHS: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/we-are-the-nhs/nursing-careers/international-recruitment

Application closing date guidance

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible as we may need to request further information from you to assess your application. This is particularly important if your application is successful and you are required to meet any offer condition.

Our final application deadline for all applicants to the distance-learning pathway is on 24th August 2023 (23:59, UK time).

Our final application deadline for the full-time in-person pathway is:

  • Overseas (international) fee status: 24 July 2023 (23:59 UK time)
  • Home fee status: 24 August 2023 (23:59 UK time)
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