Postgraduate Masters and PGDip Nursing Interviews (Pre-Registration only)

Once you have applied for one of our Postgraduate pre-registration Nursing courses* and if you have been shortlisted, you will be invited for an interview. 

Courses: Master of Adult Nursing (MAN) and Master of Mental Health Nursing (MMHN), PGDip Adult Nursing, and PGDip Mental Health Nursing.

Interview method: Interviews will be Online for those wishing to start in a 2024 intake.

Interview preparation- Important Information

Pre-interview tasks required:

  • Have a form of identification (e.g. passport, driving licence, etc.) ready to present on arrival.
  • You must undertake some reading to prepare for questions around the following topics: 
    • What are the 6Cs and how do they relate to the role of a nurse?
    • What is the role of a nurse within a multidisciplinary team and what factors are important in effective team working?
    • Consider what you think the differences and challenges will be studying at level 7 (Masters level study) as opposed to level 6 (Degree level study). What strategies could you put in place to help you with this transition? 
  • Do you know enough about the course you have applied for? Research information about the course, its campus and related placement areas, the Nursing and Midwifery Council 6 C's, and visit our postgraduate open evenings where you can come and speak to our staff and students at

  • At the start of the interview, you must show a form of picture ID as proof of who the interviewer is talking to. Acceptable documents include a passport, driving license, college ID badge, etc. (please note we do not accept copies).
  • The interview will last around 30 minutes and will be with a member of the academic teaching staff from the Nursing team. 

After attending your interview, you will be notified on whether or not you’ve passed within 3-5 working days. If you are successful, your offer will be confirmed within 14 working days.

If you’re unsuccessful, you will be made an alternative offer on another course that we think you are suitable for. Find out more.

If you’re unable to attend your interview, you can amend your date/time via e:Vision up to 72 hours before your interview/portfolio review/assessment day. If you’re unable to attend less than 72 hours before, please contact us by email or phone as soon as possible. Find out how to amend your appointment here.

Please note if you fail to notify us that you’re unable to attend, your application will be rejected.

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