Is this course for me?

This course is designed for students that have already completed the PGDip Nursing (pre-qualifying nursing) award and now wish to top this up to a master’s degree which will enable you to develop you research skills within a practice environment.

View our Becoming a Nurse brochure.

What will this course cover?

At a time of ongoing changes in NHS Education and the workforce, the achievement of a master’s degree can add significant value to a CV, promoting achievement of academic rigour, problem solving, critical analysis and evaluation and synthesis of evidence.

This course aims to support you in undertaking one of the following projects:

  • an independent piece of research
  • a work-based project
  • extended literature review
  • research study.

Throughout the course you will be required to synthesise and evaluate knowledge at an advanced level, through the systematic investigation of a topic that is relevant to your workplace.



Delivery mode

Lectures, Online learning, Tutorials

Assessment mode



NMC Registration, PG Diploma