Ready to take on more responsibility in your nursing role? Develop your critical thinking, expand your knowledge of evidence-based practice and become more confident in carrying out research in a clinical setting.
As a nurse you're always developing your clinical practice. But as someone who's leading change, you need to support this with high-quality research and the latest thinking. On this programme you'll learn how to support your role with clinical research. Our expert academics will guide you as you develop a research question. You'll work independently on your project, aiming to make a difference to patients and other nurses.
- We're the number two nursing faculty in the UK and 5th in the world (2018 QS World University Subject Rankings)
- You'll learn from internationally renowned clinicians and academics who have experience in a range of health and social care environments
- You'll develop the skills you need to take your career to the next level
- Attend extracurricular seminars and lectures by leading healthcare experts from around the world
Who should take this course
This course is designed for nurses who want to move into more advanced roles with greater responsibility.
To join this course you need a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing undertaken with registration as an Adult, Children's or Mental Health nurse. You'll study part-time while continuing to work in your clinical role.
The dissertation is the only module on this course. It is an opportunity to carry out research that's directly related to the clinical work you do or a wider service provision you're involved with.
You can develop your own research question, or your tutor can help you decide on a suitable
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About Course Provider
King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) and among the oldest in England.
King's vision is to make the world a better place, building on our history of pioneering research that has advanced and shaped modern life, such as: the discovery of the structure of DNA; research to better understand autism and develop life-changing therapies; informing air pollution awareness and policy; research that led to the development of radio, radar, television and mobile phones; and making maths available to the underprivileged. These are all ways that we are having a transformational impact on society.
Our intellectually rigorous teaching environment is coupled with a commitment to providing a rich and supportive student experience. We have more than 31,000 students (of whom nearly 12,800 are postgraduates, with 1,000 students enrolled in online masters courses) from 150 countries worldwide, meaning that students are part of a truly international community. Our 8,500 members of staff collaborate with students to help them get the most out of their degree. Many of our academics are also researchers working within and influencing their industries, meaning that students learn the latest thinking and understand its practical and contemporary relevance.
King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services.
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