Our master's degree gives you the chance to undertake an Children's Nursing course leading to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. The PG Cert second registration course offers qualified nurses (adult, mental health or learning disability) the opportunity to gain registration as a registered children's nurse whilst also receiving an academic award. Both courses are available part-time and full-time on the Oxford and Swindon campuses.
If you have a bachelor's degree, this three-year pre-registration Master's degree gives you the chance to undertake a Children’s Nursing course leading to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. The course is available part-time and full-time on the Oxford campus.
The Children’s Nursing MSc course at Brookes has an excellent track record of employability (100% of our students are at work within two months of finishing the course; Unistats 2015). Registered Children’s Nurses have the opportunity, post-qualification, to develop their careers in a range of settings, such as in hospital wards (providing children with medical or surgical care), paediatric intensive care units, neonatal intensive care units, and in a range of community settings such as in health visiting teams and as school nurses. You can progress in your career in many areas including in advanced clinical practice, research, nurse education and/or management.
The newly established Oxford Institute of Nursing and Allied Health Research (OxINAHR), can provide interested nursing graduates with a structured research career pathway opportunity, developed in partnership with local NHS partners.We also offer a range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) / Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) opportunities for qualified nurses if you wish to undertake further study at post-qualifying and postgraduate level.
Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Full time: MSC: 2 years full time with AP(E)L (health related degree and health care experience; 3 years full time. PGCert: 1 year full time. Part time: MSC: up to 8 years. PGCert: up to 5 years
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.Book IELTS
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
Honours degree 2.2 or above (or equivalent) preferably in a health or science-related subject. We will however also consider applications from graduates with non-health-related degrees.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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