School of Health Sciences
Three postgraduate students having a discussion around a laptop in the Medical School foyer (Queen's Medical Centre)

Postgraduate taught

  • Join a diverse and vibrant community of postgraduate students from a range of backgrounds across nursing, physiotherapy and the allied health professions
  • Further develop your knowledge and career by specialising or enhancing specific skills
  • Be part of a school engaged with the latest developments in health services practice and research at local, national and international levels.
  • A variety of full-time and part-time postgraduate qualifications open to home and international students

For those learning in practice, you can expect to work in acute and community settings within local NHS Health Care Trusts and across the voluntary and social service sectors.

Our courses

Advanced Clinical Practice MSc/PGDip

Specially created for practitioners, this course develops the in-depth knowledge, skills and confidence to manage complex cases within specific areas of practice

Advanced Nursing 

This programme is designed to advance nursing practice and improve patient care. You will build your specialist knowledge, leading to wider career opportunities.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy MSc/PGDip

This course provides a clear understanding of cognitive-behavioural concepts, models, and methods. This enhances the effectiveness of your psychotherapeutic interventions.


Graduate Entry Nursing (Adult) MSc

Through expert teaching and supportive supervision, you will learn to attend to adult patients' medical needs and care for their personal wellbeing.

Graduate Entry Nursing (Child) MSc

You will gain expertise in caring for children (up to 19 years old). You'll also providing a high level of support for their families

Graduate Entry Nursing
(Learning Disability)

You'll learn how to care for people with a range of learning disabilities, in many different settings, including where they live, learn and have fun.


Graduate Entry Nursing
(Mental Health)

You will gain expertise in mental health nursing. You'll learn how to care for people of all ages suffering with mental health conditions ranging from depression, addiction, eating disorders and schizophrenia.


Designed for therapists and related healthcare professionals, this programme is designed to enhance your professional knowledge and critical appraisal abilities as part of your career development.

Research Methods (Health) MA

This course provides the in-depth skills required to understand and/or carry out research in healthcare. It is ideal for those working in healthcare or those preparing for postgraduate research.


Quality and Patient Safety Improvement MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Designed for healthcare professionals who wish to develop greater expertise in quality and patient safety improvement, with a strong emphasis on application in practice.


96.9% of postgraduates from the school secured graduate level employment or further study within 15 months of graduation*
*HESA Graduate Outcomes 2020. The Graduate Outcomes % is derived using The Guardian University Guide methodology. 

School of Health Sciences

B236, Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2HA

telephone: +44 (0)115 95 15559