Advanced Nursing Studies
Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School,
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
This online course is ideal for nurses everywhere who want to develop their professional practice and move on in their careers.
This flexible course can be tailored to suit your needs. It will help you build on your existing experience and develop your skills as a professionally capable, reflective and analytical practitioner who can make decisions independently. You’ll also take part in, and contribute to, research in your particular field.
With videos, screencasts and text-based materials, your learning experience is varied. You’ll be able to debate and share ideas within our virtual learning community.
Core and optional modules
Each module on this course is divided into sessions where you can explore topics relevant to your own professional interests.
The modules are suited to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and can be studied as standalone units. Visit the individual module pages below to find out more.
Choose one from the following:
The course is taught entirely online. There’s no need to attend in person. We expect you to contribute regularly to online discussion groups.
Your work is assessed throughout the course – a 3,000-word assignment for each taught unit. You’ll get feedback from your tutor. You’ll also write a dissertation.
3 years part-time (online)
You’ll need a 2:2 degree in a relevant subject.
You must be a qualified nurse in your country of residence with at least 12 months‘ appropriate experience. You can be based anywhere in the world but you’ll need access to a computer with a broadband internet connection.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
If you already work with NHS patients in NHS Yorkshire and the Humber or East Midlands, funding may be available. Contact us for more information.
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 2030
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.