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Course overview

Join a specialist programme for qualified nurses that will build on your existing nursing expertise. We’ll enhance your leadership, research and communication skills and prepare you for advanced and innovative practice as a specialist nurse, nurse manager, nurse educator or nurse researcher.

Introduction

The MSc Nursing programme is a contemporary, vocational programme of postgraduate study that immerses qualified nurses in key issues and ideas relating to the four pillars of professional nursing: communication; leadership; education and research.

Developed in conjunction with the needs of modern professional healthcare organisations, and in collaboration with key stakeholders, the programme aims to nurture innovative professional practice.

The curriculum has been specifically designed to advance students’ existing knowledge and enhance their skills in what is a highly specialised field.

The programme offers students the opportunity to compare and contrast the professional environment of the UK National Health Service with service organisations and delivery in other countries, providing them with a valuable global perspective on healthcare.

You’ll also receive training in leadership and management skills for advanced clinical practitioners and receive expert insights into how to manage complex care needs.

Optional modules enable you to focus on specific aspects of patient care of professional interest. You can specialise in areas ranging from managing critically ill patients to assessing risk, promoting mental health and wellbeing, and managing the emotional impact of diagnosis.

As part of the School of Allied Health Professions and Nursing’s commitment to the promotion of interprofessional learning, this programme has a module in which nurses learn alongside therapeutic radiographers which is imperative for the development of professionals who are comfortable working as part of a multi-disciplinary healthcare team where collaboration is vital.

The programme is led by a small team of experienced and dedicated nursing staff who form part of a larger team of healthcare experts in the School of Allied Health Professions and Nursing. Our interactive, small-group teaching sessions are designed to enhance your transferable skills, from critical thinking and problem-solving, to communication, leadership and teamwork.

For greater educational and professional flexibility, we also offer early exit points at postgraduate certificate and postgraduate diploma levels to ensure that we cater for the needs of nurses with diverse professional responsibilities or personal circumstances.

Who is this course for?

The programme is suitable for nurses who already hold a professional nursing qualification which confers eligibility to practice in the country of training.

What you'll learn

  • Insight into the UK National Health Service and comparisons with global models of health and social care provision
  • Contemporary theories and concepts of leadership, management and education for advanced clinical practice
  • Complex clinical situations in patient care
  • How to support mental health and wellbeing needs
  • The assessment, care and management of critically ill patients
  • Therapeutic communication skills
  • How to assess risk and respond to the needs of vulnerable patients
  • How to improve the healthcare experience of LGBTQ+ patients with cancer
  • How to devise a population health improvement strategy
  • How to use qualitative research to explore current issues in healthcare
  • Critical understanding of palliative and end of life care

Course content

Discover what you'll learn, what you'll study, and how you'll be taught and assessed.

Studying this course part-time

International students may be able to study this course on a part-time basis but this is dependent on visa regulations. Please visit the Government website for more information about student visas.

If you're able to study part-time, you'll study the same modules as the full-time master's degree over a longer period, usually Up to 36 months. You can make studying work for you by arranging your personal schedule around lectures and seminars which take place during the day. After you complete all the taught modules, you will complete your final dissertation or project and will celebrate your achievements at graduation the following term.

Studying part-time means you can study alongside work or any other life commitments. You will study the same modules as the full-time master's degree over a longer period, usually Up to 36 months. You can make studying work for you by arranging your personal schedule around lectures and seminars which take place during the day. After you complete all the taught modules, you will complete your final dissertation or project and will celebrate your achievements at graduation the following term.

Semester one

Compulsory modules

PERSPECTIVES IN ADVANCING PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (HEAL442)

Credits: 20 / Semester: semester 1

This module will provide an opportunity for students to critically explore wider, global, perspectives in health and social care.   Models of health and social care service provision will be discussed which will include exploration of the UK National Health Service, but will also comprise discussion of other types of service organisation and delivery.   There will be a focus on the impact of globalisation on health and social care.   It is anticipated that through the exploration of different models of health and social care service delivery, students will be able to think critically about key aspects of their own organisation.   To facilitate this, students will require critical thinking skills, therefore critical thinking and critical reflection will be explored as part of the module.    A blended approach to learning will be adopted, lectures will be used to introduce key concepts and seminars will provide opportunity for further discussion and exploration. The module will be assessed by a 4,500 word assignment and a 20 minute oral presentation accompanied by a 750 word handout. ​

DISSERTATION (HEAL451)

Credits: 60 / Semester: semester 3

The purpose of a Masters level dissertation is to provide evidence of academic study involving critical engagement with ideas at the forefront of professional knowledge, which meets the requirements of the QAA level descriptors for a Masters degree. In the dissertation module students have the opportunity to carry out their own supervised study through which they can apply their knowledge, develop or test ideas, and gain skills and understanding of how the boundaries of professional knowledge are advanced through research. Dissertation projects in the School of Health Sciences may be evidence reviews, empirical studies, structured service evaluations or clinical audit studies. Students undertaking the dissertation module work with a designated supervisor, who is  normally a member of academic staff from their professional  discipline. The supervisor guides and supports students in the development of their dissertation proposal, the execution of the study, and the writing of the dissertation report. Individual supervison is complemented by a series of group tutorials which provide a revision of key methodological principles, and an opportunity for peer discussion and support in the development of the dissertation ideas and project plan.     ​

Optional modules

MANAGING RISK AND VULNERABILITY IN CLINICAL SETTINGS (HEAL462)

Credits: 20 / Semester: semester 1

The module will introduce students/apprentices to the problems facing practitioners who have to assess risk and make decisions about how to respond to the needs of high risk and vulnerable patients and service users in complex situations. The delivery will focus on the need for robust clinical assessment and decision making utilising various risk assessment and clinical decision making tools available in clinical practice. Throughout, emphasis will be placed upon understanding of the value of the multidisciplinary team in high risk and high uncertainty environments. The module will be delivered over a three month period and will include half day contact delivery, delivered on a weekly basis for 11 consecutive weeks. The contact sessions will consist of lectures and interactive face to face seminars. Theoretical content will be supported by sessions from clinical experts and online support (eg discussion boards ) through the Virtual Learning Environment. The module team will facilitate, moderate, and guide the community of learners through the discussion topics. There will be a single piece of assessed coursework in the form of a 4500 word case report, to be submitted at the end of the module.

Taking Pride in Cancer Care: Person-Centred Care for LGBTQ+ People with Cancer (RADT755)

Credits: 20 / Semester: semester 1

There is currently a strong drive throughout many agencies within the NHS and Government to improve the healthcare experience of LGBTQ+ individuals, especially within cancer care. There is a wide range of issues related to cancer including incidence patterns, communication, support, information and highly complex technical challenges arising from the TG postoperative group. A common theme in the published literature and at oncology conferences is the issue of training in order to better support our patients and prepare the workforce for the steadily increasing LGBTQ+ cancer patients. This unique online Masters module is designed to help address this theme by providing cancer care professionals with theoretical learning across a range of themes including gender identity, post-operative changes, impact of treatment on sexuality and holistic care implications. Learners will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to devise evidence-based solutions to improve the lives of their LGBTQ+ cancer patients.

The module delivers a series of fascinating 90-minute podcasts from a range of clinical experts and researchers across a range of LGBTQ+ themes. This research-connected teaching provides understanding of the module content and encourages learners to reflect on the implications of relevant theories on their practice.

These are supported by a series of live online Case Discussions where service users, health professionals and academic experts discuss anonymised case histories in online synchronous Microsoft Teams discussions. These provide context for the theoretical content and enable learners to engage in discourse with peers and a range of stakeholders. Learners are tasked with reading through the case notes prior to the discussion and providing suggestions related to potential challenges and solutions. This teaching method is designed to align holistic care principles with complex LGBTQ+ challenges and issues relevant to living with, and beyond, cancer. The online case discussions provide learners with the opportunity to collaborate with peers and experts. They are encouraged to reflect on their own experience and integrate this into the discussion of potential solutions and care plans.

The module assessments challenge students to locate and appraise emerging evidence in order to synthesise clinically appropriate guidelines and care plans. The assessments tasks are grounded in real-world clinical cases and ensure that learners not only demonstrate achievement of the learning outcomes but also develop tools that can impact on their future clinical practice.

THERAPEUTIC COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE (HEAL415)

Credits: 20 / Semester: semester 1

Interpersonal communication lies at the core of all health-related professional activity and managing the emotional impact of diagnosis and the psychosocial consequences of serious illness are essential components of effective clinical practice. Additionally, the development of therapeutic relationships with clients and an ability to reflect critically upon effective clinical practice are crucial attributes for advanced practitioners. The advanced professional role encompasses such diverse tasks as clinical consultation, health information giving, teaching practical and therapeutic health behaviour. Advanced practitioners require the capacity to select appropriate communication skills and initiate strategies to manage complex situations as well as the ability to critically appraise the need for additional professional support is a key feature effective advanced practice. The skills required to effectively assess individual client need and to implement appropriate and effective communication strategies are essential pre-requisites to effective clinical care and may be acquired through strategically planned and delivered educational interventions. Through the facility of an interactive, evidence-based learning model, which utilises a variety of teaching methods including student led seminars and role play, students will acquire advanced knowledge and skills to enable the effective assessment, intervention and evaluation of communication and supportive strategies in a range of clinical care settings. The module assessment consists of a 5000-word written assignment which directs the students to reflect on their current practice, complete a self-assessment and SWOT analysis, critically evaluate the evidence base and finally produce a detailed action plan to discuss how the evidence base will be applied in their own future practice.

APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY OF THE CRITICALLY ILL PATIENT (HEAL702)

Credits: 30 / Semester: semester 1

The module enables the student to enhance their knowledge and skills in the assessment, care and management of critically ill adults. The learning and assessment focuses upon revising and reinforcing knowledge of relevant physiology and pathophysiology in critical illness in order to develop the student’s confidence in conducting a competent assessment and deliver care and management of an acutely/critically ill patient safely and effectively.

The teaching consists of lectures and seminars to enable discussion, coupled with simulation to enable practise of scenarios which demands an Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability, Exposure (ABCDE) approach to assess and treat the critically ill patient. This approach is intended to shape appropriate, effective decision-making, clinical judgment and problem-solving skills to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate therapeutic interventions in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Lectures and seminars are delivered face to face; however, each session is also captured on a virtual platform and each session recorded to enable a student to attend remotely and to watch over the recorded session outside of scheduled session.

The module is assessed via an objective structured clinical skills examination, to assess clinical skills and decision making, and a short answer unseen exam which assesses the practitioner’s theoretical knowledge which underpins their clinical approach to care delivery. The students is also required to undertake a range of critical care competencies whilst working in practice which are assessed by a suitably qualified supervisor.

PROMOTING MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING IN HEALTHCARE PRACTICE (HEAL411)

Credits: 20 / Semester: semester 1

This module aims to prepare students for their role in supporting the mental health and wellbeing needs of themselves as practitioners and the people they care for in healthcare practice. Students will critically explore the evidence and practice conducive to effective mental health promotion which seeks to empower individuals to actively engage in enhancing their own wellbeing. Students will investigate mental health promotion models and strategies, and scrutinise and deliberate how these might be adapted to a variety of individual and environmental contexts. Students will be expected to rehearse and critically reflect upon a number of promotional activities in the learning environment thus providing a vehicle to enhance their future healthcare practice, regardless of discipline or setting. Assessment is by means of an evidence-based presentation of an artefact that seeks to assist in addressing the mental health and wellbeing needs of an individual or group, and a critical reflective narrative exploring the student’s own maintenance of wellbeing.

Programme details and modules listed are illustrative only and subject to change.

Our curriculum

The Liverpool Curriculum framework sets out our distinctive approach to education. Our teaching staff support our students to develop academic knowledge, skills, and understanding alongside our graduate attributes:

  • Digital fluency
  • Confidence
  • Global citizenship

Our curriculum is characterised by the three Liverpool Hallmarks:

  • Research-connected teaching
  • Active learning
  • Authentic assessment

All this is underpinned by our core value of inclusivity and commitment to providing a curriculum that is accessible to all students.

Course options

Studying with us means you can tailor your degree to suit you. Here's what is available on this course.

Postgraduate Certificate

If you enrol on a master’s degree and complete 60 credits you may be able to exit the programme early and earn a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) for the work you have completed. This usually amounts to one semester when completed full-time.

Postgraduate Diploma

If you enrol on a master’s degree and have completed 120 credits you may be able to exit the programme early and earn a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) for the work completed. This usually amounts to two full semesters when completed full-time, without having to complete the final dissertation module.

Your experience

The School of Allied Health Professions and Nursing draws on over 100 years of teaching delivered by dedicated staff with real-world, practical experience. We are a hub for an extensive network of professionals, academics and researchers, so you can be confident that a degree from us will prepare you for a lifelong career in healthcare services.

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An exciting place to study

  • Major centre for education and research in health sciences
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Opportunities for in-depth study and development of advanced clinical skills
  • Flexible programmes for postgraduate study
  • Active research environment
  • Provides specialist training with taught and clinical placement components.

Careers and employability

The programme enables registered nurses to extend the scope of their skills and knowledge into new areas. You’ll graduate well placed to apply for promotion or to extend the professional roles and responsibilities in your current position.

Key transferable skills, including practice development, research-led practice and professional leadership, will open up exciting career opportunities and help meet the demand for senior nurses and managers in the NHS and other providers.

Career planning

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Our campus Career Studio is a space for students and graduates to drop into and talk to a career coach. Career coaches are highly trained to help no matter what stage you are at in your career planning. You can access support to find and apply for full-time and part-time roles, placements, internships and graduate schemes. You will also find the help you need if you have a start-up idea or want to create a business plan. You can explore the world of work, prepare for job interviews, and access careers events and workshops. The Career Studio is open Monday to Friday from 10am-5pm, simply drop in at a time that works for you.

From education to employment

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We develop our programmes with employers in mind. You will be supported to enhance your long-term employment prospects as you learn. We do this by exposing you to professionals, a variety of sectors and supporting you to work collaboratively with others to develop transferable skills. You are equipped with a clearer view of what to focus on in your area of interest, and to reflect on your studies. Our digital employability tools give you a tech-enhanced curriculum experience and make it easy for you to prepare for the world of work. You can use tools like the Handshake platform to connect with employers and message the Career Studio 24/7.

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You can start building good professional networks by attending events and employability activities. Our events are designed to develop your skills and expose you to many different employers, as well as to help you make contacts in your field. We help you improve your confidence when speaking to employers and give you access to unique opportunities. Our networking events also boost your understanding of the competencies and skills that employers are looking for in their recruitment process, giving you a competitive edge.

Your future

The MSc Nursing provides a strong foundation for registered nurses to enhance their career development. It’s particularly suitable if you’re a UK or international nurse seeking to pursue:

  • A senior nursing role in a specialist practice area
  • A nursing leadership or management position
  • A career as a nurse educator
  • A career as a nurse researcher, for example working as a research assistant on commissioned research projects.

The programme could also be a gateway to nursing scholarship through PhD study.

99% of allied health professions and nursing students from the University of Liverpool find their main activity after graduation meaningful.

Graduate Outcomes, 2018-19.

Fees and funding

Your tuition fees, funding your studies, and other costs to consider.

Tuition fees

UK fees (applies to Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland)
Full-time place, per year £10,800
Part-time place, per year £5,400
International fees
Full-time place, per year £26,400
Part-time place, per year £13,200
Fees stated are for the 2024-25 academic year. The part-time fees are based on a course duration of two years. Fees may vary on a pro-rata basis for alternative part-time course durations.

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching and assessment, operating facilities such as libraries, IT equipment, and access to academic and personal support.

If you're a UK national, or have settled status in the UK, you may be eligible to apply for a Postgraduate Loan worth up to £12,167 to help with course fees and living costs. Learn more about paying for your studies..

Additional costs

We understand that budgeting for your time at university is important, and we want to make sure you understand any course-related costs that are not covered by your tuition fee. This could include buying a laptop, books, or stationery.

Find out more about the additional study costs that may apply to this course.

Additional study costs

We understand that budgeting for your time at university is important, and we want to make sure you understand any course-related costs that are not covered by your tuition fee. This could include buying a laptop, books, or stationery.

Find out more about additional study costs.

Scholarships and bursaries

We offer a range of scholarships and bursaries that could help pay your tuition and living expenses.

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Postgraduate Global Advancement Scholarship

  • International students

If you’re an international student starting this course with us from September 2024, you could be eligible to receive a discount of up to £5,000 off your master’s tuition fees, if you haven’t studied with us before.

Graduate Loyalty Advancement Scholarship

  • Home and international students

If you’re a University of Liverpool graduate starting this master’s degree with us from September 2024, you could be eligible to receive a loyalty discount of up to £2,500 off your master’s tuition fees.

ANID Chile Scholarship

  • International students
  • Chile

If you’re a Chilean student joining a master’s degree, you could be eligible to apply for a 20% discount on your tuition fees with an ANID Chile Scholarship.

Chevening Scholarships

  • International students

If you’re an international student from an eligible country, joining a one-year master’s course, you could apply to have your master’s fees paid, up to a maximum of £18,000, and receive additional help with living costs.

CONACYT Award

  • International students
  • Mexico

If you’re a Mexican student joining a master’s degree, you could be eligible to apply for a 30% discount on your tuition fees with a CONACYT Award.

FIDERH Award

  • International students
  • Mexico

If you’re a Mexican student joining a master’s degree and you’re in receipt of a FIDERH graduate loan, you could benefit from a 20% discount on your tuition fees with a FIDERH Award.

Fulbright Scholarship

  • International students
  • United States

If you’re a USA student joining a master’s degree, you can apply to be considered for a tuition fee discount of £20,000 with a Fulright Scholarship. One Fulbright Scholarship for master’s study is available in each academic year.

FUNED Awards

  • International students
  • Mexico

If you’re a Mexican student joining a master’s degree and you’re in receipt of a FUNED loan, you can apply to be considered for a 20% tuition fee discount. A total of up to ten awards will be available to master’s and PhD students per academic year.

Graduate Association Hong Kong & Tung Postgraduate Scholarships

  • International students
  • China
  • Hong Kong

If you’re a master’s student from Hong Kong or the People’s Republic of China who can demonstrate academic excellence, you may be eligible to apply for a scholarship worth up to £10,000 in partnership with the Tung Foundation.

HRH Princess Sirindhorn University of Liverpool Scholarship (Thailand)

  • International students
  • Thailand

If you’re a student from Thailand joining a one-year master’s degree, you might be eligible to apply to have your tuition fees paid in full and receive help with living costs. One award is available and only students who are new to the University will be considered.

JuventudEsGto Scholarship

  • International students
  • Mexico

If you’re a resident of the state of Guanajuato in Mexico joining a master’s degree, you could be eligible for a 10% discount on your tuition fees with a JuventudEsGto Scholarship.

Marshall Scholarship

  • International students
  • United States

If you’re a USA student joining an eligible master’s with us, you could apply to be considered for a Marshall Scholarship. If your application is successful, your master’s tuition fees will be paid in full. One Marshall Scholarship for master’s study is available in each academic year.

Turkish Ministry of Education Scholarship

  • International students
  • Turkey

If you’re a Turkish student joining a master’s degree, you could be eligible to apply for a 20% discount on your tuition fees with a Turkish Ministry of Education Scholarship.

Humanitarian Scholarships for Master’s Programmes

  • International students

Do you have recognised status as a refugee or person with humanitarian protection outside the UK? Or are you a Ukrainian who’s sought temporary protection in the EU? You could be eligible to apply for the full payment of your master’s fees and additional financial support.

University of Liverpool International College Excellence Scholarship

  • International students

Completed a Pre-Master’s at University of Liverpool International College (UoLIC)? We’re offering a £5,000 fee discount off the first year of master’s study to some of the highest achieving students joining one of our non-clinical master’s courses from UoLIC.

University of Liverpool International College Impact Progression Scholarships

  • International students

If you’re a University of Liverpool International College student awarded a Kaplan Impact Scholarship, we’ll also consider you for an Impact Progression Scholarship. If selected, you’ll receive a fee discount worth £3,000 off the first year of your master’s course.

Vice-Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship for Mainland China

  • International students
  • China

Are you a high-achieving graduate from the People’s Republic of China with a degree from a Chinese university? You could be eligible to apply for a £5,000 fee discount if you’re joining an eligible master’s course. Up to 15 eligible students will receive this scholarship.

Entry requirements

The qualifications and exam results you'll need to apply for this course.

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Your qualification Requirements

About our typical entry requirements

Postgraduate entry requirements

You must hold a professional nursing qualification which confers eligibility to register and practice in your country of training.

You will normally need a 2:1 honours degree or above, or equivalent, in a relevant subject. If you completed pre-registration studies to diploma level, this diploma will be considered if evidence of professional development at level 6 or level 7 is provided.

We are able to offer a level of flexibility for applicants. Those with a 2:2 honours degree will be considered on an individual basis.

As this nursing programme does not include any mandatory clinical practice requirements, overseas applicants do not need to seek professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

International qualifications

If you hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, but don’t meet our entry requirements, a Pre-Master’s can help you gain a place. This specialist preparation course for postgraduate study is offered on campus at the University of Liverpool International College, in partnership with Kaplan International Pathways. Although there’s no direct Pre-Master’s route to this MSc, completing a Pre-Master’s pathway can guarantee you a place on many other postgraduate courses at The University of Liverpool.

English language requirements

You'll need to demonstrate competence in the use of English language, unless you’re from a majority English speaking country.

We accept a variety of international language tests and country-specific qualifications.

International applicants who do not meet the minimum required standard of English language can complete one of our Pre-Sessional English courses to achieve the required level.

English language qualification Requirements
IELTS 6.5 overall, with no component below 6.0
TOEFL iBT 88 overall, with minimum scores of listening 19, writing 19, reading 19 and speaking 20
Duolingo English Test 120 overall, with no component below 105
Pearson PTE Academic 61 overall, with no component below 59
LanguageCert Academic 70 overall, with no skill below 65
PSI Skills for English B2 Pass with Merit in all bands
INDIA Standard XII National Curriculum (CBSE/ISC) - 75% and above in English. Accepted State Boards - 80% and above in English.
WAEC C6 or above

PRE-SESSIONAL ENGLISH

Do you need to complete a Pre-Sessional English course to meet the English language requirements for this course?

The length of Pre-Sessional English course you’ll need to take depends on your current level of English language ability.

Find out the length of Pre-Sessional English course you may require for this degree.

Pre-sessional English

If you don’t meet our English language requirements, we can use your most recent IELTS score, or the equivalent score in selected other English language tests, to determine the length of Pre-Sessional English course you require.

Use the table below to check the course length you're likely to require for your current English language ability and see whether the course is available on campus or online.

Your most recent IELTS score Pre-Sessional English course length On campus or online
6.0 overall, with no component below 6.0 6 weeks On campus
6.0 overall, with no component below 5.5 10 weeks On campus and online options available
6.0 overall, with no more than one component below 5.5, and no component below 5.0 12 weeks On campus and online options available
5.5 overall, with no more than one component below 5.5, and no component below 5.0 20 weeks On campus
5.0 overall, with no more than one component below 5.0, and no component below 4.5 30 weeks On campus
4.5 overall, with no more than one component below 4.5, and no component below 4.0 40 weeks On campus

If you’ve completed an alternative English language test to IELTS, we may be able to use this to assess your English language ability and determine the Pre-Sessional English course length you require.

Please see our guide to Pre-Sessional English entry requirements for IELTS 6.5, with no component below 6.0, for further details.

About our entry requirements

Our entry requirements may change from time to time both according to national application trends and the availability of places at Liverpool for particular courses. We review our requirements before the start of the new application cycle each year and publish any changes on our website so that applicants are aware of our typical entry requirements before they submit their application.

We believe in treating applicants as individuals, and in making offers that are appropriate to their personal circumstances and background. Therefore the offer any individual applicant receives may differ slightly from the typical offer quoted on the website.

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