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International Nursing and Leadership MSc

De Montfort University
12 months
Full time
Master's degree
International Nursing and Leadership MSc

Program description

International Nursing and Leadership MSc

This programme focuses on leadership and responding to global health challenges. It has been designed to meet the needs of overseas nurses who have demonstrated excellence in their field and have an aspiration to lead healthcare services in the future.

The topics you’ll study on this course include research methods for health professionals, leadership in contemporary healthcare, health promotion and public health, leadership in practise, and global approaches to healthcare. Studying each of these subjects will help equip you with the knowledge and skills to undertake an independent dissertation, on a topic of your choice, related to leadership and nursing, supported by our experienced academic supervisory team.

Expertise in the programme team includes leadership, organisation development, and methodological expertise including systematic review with significant contributions to Cochrane, the leading journal and database for systematic reviews in healthcare.

Admission requirements

The entry requirements for this programme are:

  • Nursing registration with the Professional Statutory Regulatory Body in the student’s home country;
  • Evidence of recent practice experience (in the last 18 months);
  • A first degree in a relevant subject area (minimum 2:2);
  • IELTS 6.5 in all criteria

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements above, but have significant experience and other evidence of ability to study at this level will also be considered.

Work experience: If an applicant has not studied on an academic course within the last 5 years, they may be asked to undertake an academic piece of writing as part of the selection process.

English language requirements: Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may be offered support on an English language course prior to commencing the programme.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Graduates of the MSc International Nursing and Leadership programme will develop the knowledge and skills required to enable them to pursue their future careers in senior positions in healthcare.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

A variety of learning, teaching and assessment methods will be used for this programme. Learning is supported by a strong system of teaching teams and a variety of teaching methods, including:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Presentations
  • Tutorials
  • Enquiry-based problem solving
  • Independent e-learning
  • Action-Learning sets
  • Individual research supported by an academic supervisor

Tuition fees

International students: £14,600.

Continuing studies

Graduates of the International Nursing and Leadership programme will develop the knowledge and skills required to pursue their future careers in senior positions in healthcare.

Career opportunities

Semester 1

  • Research methods for healthcare professionals
  • Leadership in contemporary healthcare
  • Health promotion and public health

Semester 2


  • Leadership in practise
  • Advancing Health and professional practice through independent Study
  • Global challenges to healthcare

Semester 3

  • Dissertation

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About this institute

De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) in England welcome hundreds of European students every year for one of our 300 courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have approx. 25,000 students studying in our 4 faculties; Business & Law; Health &...

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Why study at De Montfort University

  • Ranked 20th for Graduate Prospects (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • In the top 10% of institutions overall recognised by the Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings 2020
  • TEF Gold Award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework – the only government-endorsed measure of teaching quality in higher education.
  • Campus of the Future - DMU has invested £136m in transforming its campus, creating new green space in Leicester and using renewable energy technology. Four of the largest campus buildings generate renewable energy via more than 1,110 solar panels, and a wood biomass boiler cuts out the need to burn fossil fuels.
  • 2030 Climate Action - More than 100 students and staff have taken part in carbon literacy training to understand how choices like transport, clothes, overseas travel and food impact the planet. DMU and the University of Leicester have teamed up with Leicester City Council to deliver the training in city schools. DMU has halved its carbon dioxide emissions since 2005.

Contact info

De Montfort University

The Gateway
LE1 9BH Leicester
United Kingdom

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