Students pursuing this degree are part of the larger community of postgraduate research students in Nursing Studies and in the School of Health in Social Science.
Distinctive features of the degree include:
integration of discipline-specific and generic social-science research training
opportunities for shared learning with students from diverse disciplinary backgrounds
participation in the research culture in Nursing Studies and the School of Health in Social Science
potential for progression to PhD studies
choice and flexibility of courses
Students who follow this programme should:
have practical competence in a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods
understand the epistemological basis and implication of different approaches to research
be able to present a reasoned argument linking problem, theory and method in a research proposal
Teaching and learning methods include lectures, seminars, practical training in data collection and analysis, and independent study. Some learning may be web-based.
You can apply until:
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Normally a good honours degree or equivalent in Nursing Studies or related area. Other evidence of ability to undertake the work of the degree may also be considered.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English:
IELTS: total 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each module)
TOEFL-iBT: total 92 (at least 20 in each module)
PTE(A): total 61 (at least 56 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections)
CAE and CPE: total 176 (at least 169 in each module)
If you completed a CAE or CPE before January 2015 please contact the Admissions Office for the accepted grades.
Part-time Tuition Fee 2 Years:
Part-time Tuition Fee 3 Years:
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