Due to become a Masters programme November 2018, pending NMC approval

Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Studies

Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Studies leading to professional registration as an Adult Nurse
The School has been commissioned by the NHS to provide the above course as an innovative route to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as an Adult Nurse.

The course will prepare students to work within the NHS and health and social care sectors as nurses. The course uses an innovative approach to learning alongside other health care professional groups and within health care settings to ensure that students develop the competence for effective practice, and the knowledge and confidence to progress their careers effectively following qualification.

PGDip students 2014

Course Aims

  1. To enable students to engage critically in current research, policy and practice in the field of Adult nursing and develop a range of clinical skills and knowledge commensurate with entry to the professional register.
  2. To enable students to critically appraise and evaluate the theoretical and empirical elements of nursing, developing academic skills linking theory to practice
  3. To provide an environment which develops students' leadership and problem solving skills in contemporary health care settings

Central location

You'll be based near the Medical School, the Health Sciences Library and central University facilities like our 24-hour study centre the Information Commons.

It also means you'll be in the hub of Sheffield student life. You'll have popular student areas like West Street and Broomhill on your doorstep, along with the best students' union in the country.

Fees and funding

An NHS training bursary is available for the duration of the course, details of this can be found in the Student Bursaries section of the NHS BSA website www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/

An extension to NHS Bursary funding for this course has been received, and is now available for all courses which commence up to and including January 2018. 

2018 course start dates:
Monday 29th January 2018
Monday 26th November 2018

Contact us

Principal Admissions Tutor/Programme Leader: Elaine Whitton

Tel: 0114 222 2069

Email: snm-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk

Programme Co-ordinator: Tina Allsopp

Tel: 0114 222 2033

Email: snm-pgdip@sheffield.ac.uk

Admissions Officer: Heather Kelly

Tel: 0114 222 2048

Email: snm.enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk