Two student nurses talk to a patient on a simulated ward in the Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre.Our 2-year MSc Nursing programmes provide a route for graduates to gain eligibility to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a professionally qualified nurse.

Combining extensive practice opportunities with collaborative learning informed by service users, carers and their families, a choice of MSc pathways are available which enable you to train in adult nursingchildren’s nursing, learning disability nursing or mental health nursing. We will equip you with the field-specific competencies required to achieve national outcomes.

Alternatively, if you are a qualified nurse holding current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, you can train with us in a second field of nursing. Our PGDip Nursing courses, which are 1-year full-time and 18-months part-time, enable you to undertake an additional professional role in adult nursing, children’s nursing, learning disability nursing or mental health nursing, and achieve dual registration.


Course Name Qualification UCAS Code
Nursing (Adult) PGDip Apply Direct
Nursing (Adult) MSc Apply Direct
Nursing (Child) PGDip Apply Direct
Nursing (Child) MSc Apply Direct
Nursing (Learning Disabilities) PGDip Apply Direct
Nursing (Learning Disabilities) MSc Apply Direct
Nursing (Mental Health) PGDip Apply Direct
Nursing (Mental Health) MSc Apply Direct

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A student nurse reassures a patient as he takes her blood pressure.Our innovative Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine building provides some of the best teaching and learning resources in the country for Nursing and Midwifery students.

The clinical skills facilities include ward simulations and operating theatres with industry standard equipment, as well as robot-style mannequins that can simulate a wide range of symptoms, from pregnancy to a temperature, to ensure your learning experience is as realistic as possible.

Edge Hill University has excellent relationships with NHS hospital and community trusts, enabling us to offer practice-based learning opportunities in a variety of care contexts, with placements at more than 600 locations across Merseyside, Cheshire and Lancashire.

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Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre 360 Virtual Tour

Open Days and Virtual Events

Two prospective students view the ward simulation facilities during an open day.If you are considering studying at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into the student experience is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day.

You can tour the campus, including the halls of residence, with a student guide. There will also be opportunities to attend presentations and view subject facilities.

Alternatively, our virtual open day pages offer the chance to discover everything that Edge Hill University has to offer and find out more about any subjects of interest, including nursing, through a series of online activities.

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Chat Online with our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager

If you’re interested in postgraduate study at Edge Hill University, you can chat online with Rachael Buckley, our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager.

Rachael will be online every Wednesday between 10am and 2pm to answer any questions you might have about our postgraduate courses, entry criteria or how to apply.

You are also welcome to get in touch with us via live chat at any other time, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, when our Course Enquiries team will be happy to assist you.

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