Study Patterns: Nursing Studies MSc (online)

On this page, you will find the study patterns for our MSc Nursing Studies (online) programme.

These study patterns highlight the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or UDOLenrolment@derby.ac.uk.

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week.

MSc Nursing Studies - standard (3 years) with summer (May) start

Study PatternSummerAutumnSpring
Year 1 Management for an Integrative Health and Social Care Workforce
(7NU541)
20 credits
Contemporary Nursing Practice
(7NU610)
20 credits
Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare Policy and Practice
(7NU537)
20 credits
Year 2 Global Nursing Issues
(7NU611)
20 credits
Research Methods in Integrative Health and Social Care
(7NU547)
20 credits
Leadership in Health and Social Care
(7NU540)
20 credits
Year 3 Independent Project
(7NU996)
60 credits
Independent Project
(7NU996)
60 credits continued
Independent Project
(7NU996)
60 credits continued