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Nursing

At Essex we have a long-standing commitment to teaching nursing.

Nursing

Nursing is about more than just caring.  Top-notch nursing is about treating the whole person, asking difficult questions and about driving healthcare knowledge forward.

As an Essex student, whether you choose mental health nursing or adult nursing, you’ll join a group of people who share the same drive to progress the field of nursing and you’ll be respected and supported as a professional from day one.  

We’re proud of our relationships with our local healthcare partners.  Put simply, it means we’re confident you’re going to love nursing with us as our courses are underpinned with cutting edge insights into healthcare delivery today.  And by the time you’re ready to graduate, you’ll possess essential values such as compassion and resilience.

When you choose to study with us, you'll gain more than just a qualification.  You'll be part of our learning community, and we've got plenty to offer.  Check out our facilities, and find out more about the School of Health and Social Care here.

 

 

 

Interested in an apprenticeship in healthcare?

Find out more about our apprenticeship opportunities, and read hints and tips for making your application successful.

Why study here?
  • We're ranked 6th in the UK for Nursing (Guardian University Guide 2019).
  • At Essex you can spend a year abroad widening your nursing knowledge and skills.
  • 90% of our Nursing students expressed overall satisfaction with their course (NSS, 2017) – our students love studying at Essex.

Whether you’re already a qualified nurse and looking to advance your knowledge base, or whether you’re looking for a pre-registration course, we have something for you.

At Essex our focus is on creating nurses with compassion and the best technical skills. Our courses are designed with NHS values in mind and offer you an exciting challenge, while obtaining registration as an adult or mental health nurse. We help you develop your critical thinking, reflection, communication and clinical skills, in a supportive environment that engenders excellence and dedication.

When you choose to study with us, you'll gain more than just a qualification.  You'll be part of our learning community, and we've got plenty to offer.  Check out our facilities, and find out more about the School of Health and Social Care here.

Interested in the latest on fees and funding for MSc Nursing (Adult or Mental Health)?

You may be aware that Health Education England and the UK Government have recently made changes to the funding of some postgraduate healthcare courses.  Make sure you are up to date by checking out our Health and Social Care funding information.

Why study here?
  • You benefit from spending 50% of your time in clinical settings delivering one-to-one care as an MSc student.
  • Our pre-registration courses are delivered at both Colchester and Southend campuses.
  • We offer specifically equipped and updated facilities at both campuses.
As a research student at Essex, you work at the heart of our internationally acknowledged and well-connected research community. 

We offer world-class supervision and training opportunities, and encourage you to engage with other researchers, professionals, practitioners and research users, where possible.

When you choose to study with us, you'll gain more than just a qualification.  You'll be part of our learning community, and we've got plenty to offer.  Check out our facilities, and find out more about the School of Health and Social Care here.

Read more about our portfolio of courses, as well as hints and tips on making your application.

Do you know about our scholarships and studentships?

Find out more about our university wide funding, and opportunities specifically for Health and Social Care students.

Why study here?
  • We offer a number of Professional Doctorates and research courses which cover a variety of specialist areas within the health, social care and voluntary arenas.
  • A number of student scholarships and funding opportunities are available.
  • We specialise in applied, multi-disciplinary research that addresses local, national and international issues relating to health and social care policy and practice, and other related fields.
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