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What will I learn?

This course provides you with theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed to register as an adult nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

This masters course is ideal if you are interested in a career in frontline, progressing into leadership or specialist nursing.

Our academic team members come from diverse backgrounds specific to adult nursing including cancer care, dementia care, ICU, A&E, neuro, acute medicine, community (district nursing, health visiting), sexual health and respiratory nursing.

Our simulation suites provide you with unrivalled opportunities to develop your skills in caring for adults through high-fidelity patient simulators and role play with actors. You will have intraprofessional learning with child, mental health and learning disabilities to enhance your skills in caring for clients from these fields. You will also have interprofessional learning opportunities with midwifery and pharmacy students. You will have the opportunity to take a national or international elective placement at the end of your first year.

Teaching and assessment

You will learn about adult nursing through lectures, seminars and online work in our Virtual Learning Environment (CANVAS). You will also participate in tutorials, workshops, conferences and project work. Your learning in the simulation suite will help you relate theory to practice.


This degree confers both an academic award and a professional qualification in nursing. On successful completion of the programme, you will be recommended to the Nursing and Midwifery Council for professional registration.

Which department am I in?

Department of Nursing

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£15,400.00 (15,90,024) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

27 September 2021


Kingston Hill

Kingston Hill,

Kingston upon Thames,


KT2 7LB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must need 3.0 grade point average, with the following exception for the Faculty of Science Engineering and Computing, a bachelors degree with a good grade point average in relevant subjects. For certain courses work experience will also be required. For MBA students need to have Bachelors degree with a 3.0 grade point average with two years' work experience. IELTS score 6.5 overall and 5.5 in all elements, TOEFL Score 88.

For international students

A health or science-related degree is preferred at 2.2 or above. Health and science-related degrees could include health studies, psychology, physiology, biology, social sciences, or related studies to the above. You must have at least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or grade C or above for GCSEs taken before 2017), including English language and, maths (and a science subject is preferred), or equivalent qualifications, together with evidence of academic study, ideally within the last five years. Non-native speakers who do not have the equivalent of GCSE English at grade 4 (formerly grade C) or an equivalent (e.g. Functional Skills Level 2 Literacy) require an Academic IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent overall and at least 6.5 in the writing section and at least 7 in the reading, listening and speaking sections. TOEFL IBT with overall score of 95.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.