Nursing (Learning Disability) - MSc

Learning Disability Nurses are central to supporting people with learning disabilities achieve the best outcomes to maintain and improve health and promote wellbeing. This course will enable you to become a confident and competent learning disability nurse. You will gain practical placement experience to equip you with all of the skills required to support individuals with a learning disability to lead a healthy and valued life. 

Month of entry

  • September

Mode of study

  • Full time


Subject area

  • Nursing

Fees for 2024/25 academic year

  • UK Full Time - £9,250 per year
    International Full Time - £17,100 per year

Duration of study

  • 2 years

Why study Nursing (Learning Disability) at Keele University?

Gain an MSc in an accelerated two year timeframe and become a qualified postgraduate nurse, ready to work in your chosen specialism
Experience a stimulating blend of learning activities including practice learning, simulation, problem based learning, tutorials, lectures and clinical workshops
Benefit from a wide variety of innovative assessments that will develop and enhance your graduate skill set
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Learning Disability Nurse with service user

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School of Nursing and Midwifery

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Keele Postgraduate Association

Keele University is one of a handful of universities in the UK to have a dedicated students' union for postgraduate students. A fully registered charity, Keele Postgraduate Association serves as a focal point for the social life and welfare needs of all postgraduate students during their time at Keele.

KPA interior

Hugely popular, the KPA Clubhouse (near Horwood Hall) provides a dedicated postgraduate social space and bar on campus, where you can grab a bite to eat and drink, sit quietly and read a book, or switch off from academic life at one of the many regular events organised throughout the year. The KPA also helps to host a variety of conferences, as well as other academic and career sessions, to give you and your fellow postgraduates the opportunities to come together to discuss your research, and develop your skills and networks.

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