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MSc Pre-registration Nursing courses

Funding update: Non-repayable grants of at least £5,000

The Government has announced that from September 2020 students studying undergraduate and postgraduate pre-registration nursing, midwifery and many allied health courses, including radiography and speech and language therapy, will receive a non-repayable and non-means tested (universal) grant of £5,000 a year. This is in addition to existing mainstream student support accessed through the Student Loans Company.

The Government has also announced additional funding for specific courses or to help students with childcare costs. We will update our website once more details have been announced by the Government. Non-repayable grants of at least £5,000 - read the news article

Applications for this new funding can be made from Wednesday 1st July 2020, please visit the NHS Learning Support Fund website for more information.  You can also read their FAQs for more information about the funding available, how to apply and eligibility.


We offer MSc Pre-registration Nursing courses in 4 specialist areas:

These courses are for students who already have a degree in any subject and are looking to begin a fulfilling and rewarding career within the nursing profession.

Reasons to study at City

Excellent subject rankings

City is ranked 1st in London for student satisfaction in Nursing by the Complete University Guide 2020, and 1st in London for Nursing by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

High student satisfaction

We have received an overall student satisfaction rating of 94% in Nursing (National Student Survey, 2018), the highest in London for this subject area.

Brilliant employment prospects

Career prospects are excellent with our Nursing graduates securing employment as Band 5 Staff Nurses within the NHS and our partner Trusts. There are excellent progression opportunities in clinical management, education, research and clinical specialisms and many other varied career paths ranging from sister/ charge nurse, community nurse to nurse director.

Specialist facilities

The Clinical Skills Centre at City offers excellent facilities to rehearse practical caring skills prior to starting placements. It has been expertly designed for teaching and is reflective of clinical environments and working wards.

Find out more about our facilities.

Placements with London’s leading Hospitals and NHS Trusts

Practical experience is a vital part of our Nursing courses and students spend approximately half of the course on placement. Our students complete clinical placements with London’s leading healthcare Trusts in a range of settings.

Find out more about our placement providers.