Ellie Forbes - Academic Contact
Ellie has worked as a Children's Nurse for over 25 years in a range of clinical, academic, and managerial settings. Her research specialisms include children's critical care, infectious diseases in children, human factors, resilience, improvement methodology, and inter-professional teaching and learning.Academic Staff List Make an Enquiry
Placements are a compulsory element to the programme and will be undertaken with a range of partner sites and departments across the county of Lincolnshire. Travel to placements will be expected and students will be eligble for all related travel costs.
"This course has made me realise the diversity of roles I could do and given me insight into the intricacies of the healthcare system. The clinical skills lectures and theory lectures have provided me with the skills and knowledge to feel confident going into placement. Being an adult nurse opens up so many doors, but being an adult nurse with a Master's degree opens up even more so I am looking forward to qualifying and seeing where this path takes me."Abbie Carter, MSc Nursing (Pre-registration - Adult) student
The University has invested £19 million in the Sarah Swift Building, a dedicated facility for the School of Health and Social Care and the School of Psychology. The course is delivered in well-equipped clinical suites for simulated practice, with separate teaching and observation areas.
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
Nursing graduates have an opportunity to work in a range of diverse health and social care settings - from acute nursing to community settings or in education, research, and improvement. Previous graduates have progressed to a variety of roles including community staff nurse, general practitioner nurses, or A&E nursing.
Please note that international applications for taught postgraduate programmes starting in September 2022 have now closed.
As a guide, applicants' personal statements should be around 4,000 characters and should evidence details below.
This course is for graduates of relevant degrees who aspire to qualify for eligibility to apply to the NMC Register. We will be looking for applicants with a good knowledge of, and a commitment to, undertaking adult nursing as a profession. This must be clearly demonstrated through experience of health and social care, and knowledge of the profession in your application and at interview.
All relevant work experience that you have undertaken to date should be included and, most importantly, how this work experience influenced your decision to pursue a career in adult nursing.
You must be able to evidence a good understanding of the breadth of care delivered by nurses and scope of the nursing profession, preferably indicated by some form of interactive or observational work experience. You must demonstrate an understanding of how nursing can bring about excellent health and wellbeing through quality of care, as well as the importance of and engagement with essential values and behaviours that bring about high quality, compassionate care. In addition, you should be able to articulate realistic expectations of the programme and the demands of practice-based learning placements.
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The MSc by Research degree provides an opportunity to develop advanced and specific knowledge in a particular field of study.
Children's nurses are part of multidisciplinary teams that care for children of all ages, assessing their needs and supporting their families.
Mental health nurses support patients with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, addiction, and eating disorders.
At Lincoln, we strive to make sure our student experience is engaging, supportive, and academically challenging. That is why, in response to the issues presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, we have been prioritising face-to-face teaching sessions for our new and returning students in areas where they are the most valuable, such as seminars, tutorials, workshops, and lab and practical sessions. Additional online opportunities have been introduced where they support learning and have been shown to be successful and popular with our current students.
Safety remains a key focus. We are fully prepared to adapt our plans if changes in Government guidance makes this necessary, and we will endeavour to keep current and prospective students informed. For more information about how we are working to keep our community safe, please visit our coronavirus web pages.