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 onlineadmissions@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 spring (January) start

Study PatternSpringSummerAutumn
Year 1

Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare Policy and Practice
(7NU537)
20 credits

Management for an Integrative Health and Social Care Workforce
(7NU541)
20 credits

Contemporary Nursing Practice
(7NU610)
20 credits
Year 2

Leadership in Health and Social Care
(7NU540)
20 credits

Global Nursing Issues
(7NU611)
20 credits

Research Methods in Integrative Health and Social Care
(7NU547)
20 credits

Year 3 Independent Project
(7NU996)
60 credits
Independent Project
(7NU996)
60 credits continued
Independent Project
(7NU996)
60 credits continued