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Nursing (Dissertation only) MSc

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**Please note that this course is specifically for applicants with a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Nursing with Registration who wish to complete a dissertation in order to upgrade to an MSc. If you hold a bachelor's degree in a non-Nursing related subject and wish to pursue a masters degree in Nursing with Registration as an Adult/Child/Mental Health Nurse, please refer to the postgraduate programme listing on the faculty’s Pre-Registration Nursing page: www.kcl.ac.uk/nmpc/pre-registration If you are already a qualified Nurse with a bachelor's degree and are looking for an advanced level masters course in Nursing, please see our Postgraduate course list on our Post-qualification Nursing education page: www.kcl.ac.uk/nmpc/post-qualifcation International students with bachelor's degrees in Nursing may find the MSc Clinical Nursing of particular interest; those with undergraduate diplomas may be interested in the one-year BSc Nursing Studies.** Ready to take on more responsibility in your nursing role? Develop your critical thinking, expand your knowledge of evidence-based practice and become more confident in carrying out research in a clinical setting. As a nurse you're always developing your clinical practice. But as someone who's leading change, you need to support this with high-quality research and the latest thinking.On this programme you'll learn how to support your role with clinical research. Our expert academics will guide you as you develop a research question. You'll work independently on your project, aiming to make a difference to patients and other nurses. Note: Applicants must have been awarded a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Nursing with Registration (all fields) with an overall average mark of 55% or above (or overseas equivalent) to apply for this course.

Key benefits

  • We're the number one nursing faculty in the UK and 2nd in the world (2021 QS World University Subject Rankings)
  • Internationally renowned clinicians and academics providing an unparalleled learning experience in a multi- faculty environment
  • You'll develop the skills you need to take your career to the next level
  • Located in the heart of London, across four of King's Thames-side campuses (Waterloo, Strand, St Thomas' and Guy's) and the Denmark Hill Campus in South London
  • Access to extracurricular seminars and lectures given by leaders in healthcare from around the world

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Employability

A completed MSc will indicate to actual and potential employers that you have the abilities and characteristics required of nurses working in more advanced positions. As such, some graduates move on to more senior nursing roles, while others pursue a clinical-academic career. 

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Employability

A completed MSc will indicate to actual and potential employers that you have the abilities and characteristics required of nurses working in more advanced positions. As such, some graduates move on to more senior nursing roles, while others pursue a clinical-academic career. 

Application closing date guidance

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible. This programme will remain open only to the final dates below if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full.

  • EU or overseas (international) fee status: Friday 29 July 2022 (23:59, UK time)
  • Home fee status: Friday 26 August 2022 (23:59, UK time)

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible, particularly if your application may result in a conditional offer. Any conditions must be met by the deadline set in the offer letter.

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