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MSc Professional Nursing



Had you thought about nursing as a career? If so, then we have the perfect opportunity for you.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has launched an innovative new pre-registration graduate entry masters in professional nursing, aimed at existing graduates from other disciplines who want to move into a career in nursing.

Focussing on interdisciplinary learning throughout the two year course will enrich your experience and help prepare you for the reality of professional practice.

Choose one of four nursing fields:

  • Learning Disabilities Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Children and Young People's Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing

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Providing a unique opportunity to use your learning and experience as the building blocks of a professional career in Nursing. 

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Why Choose Nursing at Queen's

Ranked 6th in the UK for Nursing

The professional nursing masters programme provides graduates with a fast-track to an exceptional nursing career. With many employers, having a masters provides nurses with enhanced career progression opportunities.

You will learn in our state-of-the-art clinical skills and simulation suite and complete practice placements in a range of settings including hospital wards and within the community. 



MSc Professional Nursing

(Mental Health Nursing)

Mental health nurses have an in-depth knowledge of the factors leading to the development of mental ill- health and are skilled at supporting their service users and families in all aspects of their life adopting a recovery focus.

The fast-track Mental Health Professional Nursing Masters aims to prepare a nurse to undertake a person centred assessment, formulating and delivering care in partnership with their clients and their significant others, building psychosocial support systems. Course Details

MSc Professional Nursing

(Learning Disabilities Nursing)

Learning Disabilities Nursing is focused upon the psychological and physical wellbeing of individuals with a learning disability throughout the lifespan from children, young people, adults and older people. 

The Learning Disabilities Nursing pathway aims to prepare a nurse to undertake a person centred assessment, formulating and delivering care in partnership with their clients and their significant others. Course Details

MSc Professional Nursing

(Adult Nursing)

Taught by experts in acute and chronic care, palliative care, community nursing and mental health who will support you in becoming a caring, compassionate professional, working in partnership with people, families, and communities. 

This course will equip students with the knowledge, skills and attributes to deliver person-centred, team-based, safe, effective care in today’s fast-paced, dynamic health service. Course Details

MSc Professional Nursing

(Children and Young People's Nursing)

Taught by experts in their field, students will quickly gain skills and competencies to allow them to become confident, competent and safe practitioners, capable of advanced careers in their chosen profession.

This course will equip student nurses with the knowledge, skills and attributes to ensure care is child, young person and family centred whilst working with other professionals and agencies across contexts. Course Details

Why Choose Queen's

Top 170 in the world for graduate prospects

(QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022)



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