MSC NURSING (University of Sunderland)

Course Description

Nursing is increasingly a profession where higher qualifications are required for promotion. The content of this course is based on the NHS Leadership Framework, including managing people, working within teams, making decisions, evaluating impact and facilitating transformation. Recent graduates from the course have gained promotion into higher band roles in the NHS. Other graduates have progressed to doctoral programmes and moved into lecturing and teaching.

Required Qualification

Age - 21 - 59 

Qualification - Honours Degree (3rd class or higher)

Modules under Course

Core modules:

• Dissertation (60 credits)
• Health Research Methods and Critical Appraisal (30 credits)
• Sociological Perspectives and Global Health (30 credits)
• Teaching and Learning (30 credits)

Optional modules

• Epidemiology and Health Measurement (30 credits)
• Leadership and Management in Health (30 credits)

Job Opportunities

As a graduate, you could apply for jobs as a nurse team manager or nurse consultant, giving you the chance to make a bigger impact on people's health and wellbeing. Nurse consultants, for example, have an average salary of over £56,000 (according to Glassdoor).