Coronavirus (COVID-19) – In light of the evolving situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all face-to-face teaching at The Royal Marsden School is suspended and we are not accepting any new applications. We will be reviewing the situation regularly and should it become feasible to resume activity will do so.
The safety of those attending our courses and our patients is our primary concern and we are following all current Public Health England guidelines. Read here.
The School will be communicating directly with their staff and students to outline their plans for the delivery of each of their programmes/modules. For now, please see our Student Q&A for more information.
3 years part-time
180 credits at level 7
All modules are 15 credits unless otherwise stated
This course is for experienced social and healthcare professionals who want to develop their specialist skills and education in cancer care. The MSc level is designed to support nurse practitioners to work at an advanced level, so they can prescribe treatments and work more independently.
You will need:
Since taking the course, I have been able to apply my new skills on a daily basis and assess my patients in a much more thorough way. I am more confident in my clinical practice as a result
This is a very practical course that directly translates into better care for your patients. The ‘hands-on’ training will build on your existing skills, while the optional modules allow you to study different professional and clinical subjects that you’re interested in.
The advanced practice course includes:
Students tell us they particularly enjoy practising on each other to better understand anatomy and physiology. We also use simulation labs to practise different scenarios and emergency situations, followed up with staff feedback, to help build confidence.
Small classes sizes (up to 18 people) mean our expert lecturer practitioners spend more time with students, offering greater support. Our relationship with The Royal Marsden means you’ll be also taught by working clinical specialists, so the course covers the most up-to-date treatments and research in current cancer care.
The MSc qualification is awarded by the University of East Anglia after you have successfully completed a dissertation.
Students can apply now and be advised on what activities that they can undertake prior to enrolment in October 2020.
Three years part-time.
1 October 2020 – if you wish to start your studies before this date you can apply for modules on the programme on a stand- alone basis. If successful these will be added to your programme when you enrol.
Costs vary depending on which optional modules you decide to take. The flexible nature of the course means it cannot be paid for as a whole pathway, so please purchase the individual modules you would like to study during 2020-21. Module fees may increase in following academic years.
This pathway is in association with: