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Nursing Studies (for qualified healthcare professionals) BSc

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Please note this programme is not suitable if you want to train to become a nurse. It is only available to qualified nurses (either in UK or overseas). Whether you're a registered nurse in the UK, or working abroad as a registered nurse, King's College London can help you take the next step in your healthcare career. The Nursing Studies BSc at King's offer the opportunity for the qualified healthcare professionals to study for a degree qualification. The course can be taken by experienced and newly qualified registered nurses in all branches (Adult, Child, Mental Health and Learning Disability) as well as by overseas nurses without registration in the UK.

Key benefits

  • Learn from our experts who are at the forefront of their field.
  • Study at the top nursing faculty in the UK, ranked second in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020).
  • Become a confident leader in your area of specialism.
  • Develop your analytical mind and understand how research impacts practice.
  • Join a diverse community of nurses from the UK and abroad.

This innovative nursing course leads to the award of a Nursing Studies BSc. This intensive one-year course offers you the opportunity to gain a greater knowledge, understanding and skillset to deliver, develop and critically analyse healthcare practices.

Base campuses

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Waterloo Campus

Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties

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Guy’s Campus

The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine and the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences are based at the riverside Guy's Campus, next to the Shard.

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Denmark Hill Campus

Home to the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, clinical and teaching facilities for the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences and the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation.

Awarding Institutions

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King's College London and Affiliates

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

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Teaching methods - what to expect

We use a comprehensive range of teaching and learning methods, each tailored to the current area of study. Formal lectures account for only a small proportion of the curriculum. We aim to acknowledge the individuality of all students.

Student-centred learning is pivotal to our philosophy, and our teaching methods and support encourage self-development and awareness through reflection on experience. We utilise practitioners, researchers and lecturers to deliver high-quality research-based teaching. We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment

Assessment

  • Essays
  • Reports
  • Dissertation
  • Written Examinations

We will assess your progress and attainment on all modules you take on the course through a range of techniques, which includes essays, portfolios, reports and dissertations. For some modules there are unseen written or clinical examinations.

Structure

Required modules

Students study on a full-time basis for 12 months. A range of teaching and learning strategies are used including classroom teaching, web based materials and one-to-one supervision.

Research Methods (15 credits)
6KNIO319 Evidence Based Practice (15 credits)
Dissertation in Healthcare (45 credits)

Optional modules

You will study an additional two to three optional modules worth 45 credits of your own choice. Individual advice on module selection will be given by your course leader.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

As a leading faculty for nursing and midwifery, we’ve helped many healthcare professionals reach their potential in a range of specialist areas. 

Our Nursing Studies BSc gives you the skills you need to go back to practice with the skills and confidence to lead and manage your own teams. 

Our alumni often stay in London to work at many of the NHS trusts. Others find rewarding roles across the UK and abroad. Some King’s graduates choose to continue their education or specialise further. 

Tuition Fees

UK:

Full time: £9,250 per year (2022/2023)

International:

Full time: £21,840 per year (2022/2023)

Deposit

These tuition fees may be subject to additional increase in subsequent years of study, in line with King's terms and conditions. 

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • In addition to your tuition fees, you can also expect to pay for:
  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions
  • Library fees and fines
  • Personal photocopies
  • Printing course handouts
  • Society membership fees
  • Stationery
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses
  • Graduation costs
  • For further information, please visit our fees and funding pages.

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

Funding

This innovative nursing course leads to the award of a Nursing Studies BSc. This intensive one-year course offers you the opportunity to gain a greater knowledge, understanding and skillset to deliver, develop and critically analyse healthcare practices.

Base campuses

waterloo-banner
Waterloo Campus

Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties

campus guys
Guy’s Campus

The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine and the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences are based at the riverside Guy's Campus, next to the Shard.

NEV-main-Denmark-Hill-Campus
Denmark Hill Campus

Home to the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, clinical and teaching facilities for the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences and the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation.

Awarding Institutions

kcl logo

King's College London and Affiliates

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

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Teaching methods - what to expect

We use a comprehensive range of teaching and learning methods, each tailored to the current area of study. Formal lectures account for only a small proportion of the curriculum. We aim to acknowledge the individuality of all students.

Student-centred learning is pivotal to our philosophy, and our teaching methods and support encourage self-development and awareness through reflection on experience. We utilise practitioners, researchers and lecturers to deliver high-quality research-based teaching. We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment

Assessment

  • Essays
  • Reports
  • Dissertation
  • Written Examinations

We will assess your progress and attainment on all modules you take on the course through a range of techniques, which includes essays, portfolios, reports and dissertations. For some modules there are unseen written or clinical examinations.

Structure

Required modules

Students study on a full-time basis for 12 months. A range of teaching and learning strategies are used including classroom teaching, web based materials and one-to-one supervision.

Research Methods (15 credits)
6KNIO319 Evidence Based Practice (15 credits)
Dissertation in Healthcare (45 credits)

Optional modules

You will study an additional two to three optional modules worth 45 credits of your own choice. Individual advice on module selection will be given by your course leader.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

As a leading faculty for nursing and midwifery, we’ve helped many healthcare professionals reach their potential in a range of specialist areas. 

Our Nursing Studies BSc gives you the skills you need to go back to practice with the skills and confidence to lead and manage your own teams. 

Our alumni often stay in London to work at many of the NHS trusts. Others find rewarding roles across the UK and abroad. Some King’s graduates choose to continue their education or specialise further. 

Tuition Fees

UK:

Full time: £9,250 per year (2022/2023)

International:

Full time: £21,840 per year (2022/2023)

Deposit

These tuition fees may be subject to additional increase in subsequent years of study, in line with King's terms and conditions. 

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • In addition to your tuition fees, you can also expect to pay for:
  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions
  • Library fees and fines
  • Personal photocopies
  • Printing course handouts
  • Society membership fees
  • Stationery
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses
  • Graduation costs
  • For further information, please visit our fees and funding pages.

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

Funding

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