This advanced programme of study is aimed at qualified nurses who already have professional nursing experience in their chosen field. As such, it is a vocationally-orientated course, which aims to put you at the cutting-edge of teaching, research and thinking in terms of contemporary nursing practice.
The course will give you the skills and experience you need to develop your career and to act as a leader and innovator in the field of nursing.
Average starting salary and career progression
In 2017, 100% of postgraduates from the School of Health Sciences who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The median starting salary was £32,000*
*Based on known destinations of full-time, UK, postgraduates who were available for work or further study 2016/17. Salaries are calculated based on the median of those in full-time paid employment within the UK.
Recent graduates have gone on to work for NHS trusts (eg. clinical specialists, advanced practitioners, modern matrons), universities (eg. lecturers and senior academics, lecturer practitioners, researchers) and in private practice.
Career prospects and employability
The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers* and can offer you a head-start when it comes to your career.
Those who take up a postgraduate research opportunity with us will not only receive support in terms of close contact with supervisors and specific training related to your area of research, you will also benefit from dedicated careers advice from our Careers and Employability Service.
Our Careers and Employability Service offers a range of services including advice sessions, employer events, recruitment fairs and skills workshops – and once you have graduated, you will have access to the service for life.
*The Graduate Market 2013-2016, High Fliers Research.