A student nurse sits at a table playing a game of bingo with an elderly patient who has dementia.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 pathways are available which enable you to train in adult nursingchildren’s nursing, learning disabilities or mental health.

We will equip you with the field-specific competencies required to achieve national outcomes. You will gain a critical appreciation of the professional values necessary for person-centred compassionate care and develop into a competent and accountable practitioner with leadership and project management skills.


Student nurses practice medicine administration in the clinical skills suite.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.

Open Days

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, if you are unable to attend an open day, we offer a range of other events for prospective students, including monthly campus tours.

View open day dates and book your place