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MSc in Gastroenterology Care

How to applyHealth, Nursing and Midwifery

About the course

If you're an Advanced Nurse or a member of a related profession looking to study gastroenterology and endoscopy to progress your career as an independent practitioner, this is the programme for you.

Gastroenterology and endoscopy is a growing field for nurses who wish to expand their scope of practice. This programme gives you the skills and knowledge to plan, perform and develop care to meet patient needs.

It is ideal preparation to work as a practitioner in a wide variety of settings including endoscopy units, clinics, MDT, cancer care, IBD, satellite units, GP practices and in the community.

We offer this program full-time for overseas students only and as a part-time course for UK students.

Key Facts

Tuition Fees

UK/EU:
Part time: £780 (20 credits) £2,335 (60 credits) £3,500 (90 credits)

A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,000 a year for taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page.

Overseas: £15,300 full-time


More information on fees can be found in the funding information section of this page.

Application deadlines

All applicants: TBC

Entry requirements

Minimum

Typically you are expected to have a good Honours degree in nursing, midwifery or another relevant discipline, plus appropriate experience in a professional environment.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Study information

You undertake a variety of modules. These include a research module and a specialist module within your area of practice, which are offered as an online programme via eBridge. The final 60 credits for the MSc are gained by completing a dissertation.

You need only attend the University for the set workshops which are available to support each module, enabling students to fit their studies around work and life commitments.

The modules themselves are delivered using weekly tasks addressing the advanced issues around the subject of practice. This aims promote interaction within the student group using tutor and peer feedback to encourage productive discussion and interactive learning.

* All modules are subject to availability.

Funding information

Future prospects

The program will enable you to become a competent, safe and motivated practitioner within the field of gastroenterology, with professional attitudes, values and perspectives.

It aims to produce enthusiastic, reflective and analytical thinkers who can interpret and apply theory to their professional practice, providing high quality patient-centred care within the endoscopy setting.