MSc Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner careers

MSc Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner careers

The MSc Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner programme enables senior, qualified in speciality (QIS), neonatal nurses to progress to an advanced practitioner role. The function of the advanced neonatal nurse practitioner (ANNP) role within clinical practice varies regionally and nationally, dependent upon on the individual unit requirements. Currently ANNPs support the provision of neonatal care within all levels of designated service, maintaining high standards of care for infants and their families.

ANNP’s provide the necessary education and clinical skills that support the learning and development of both nursing and junior medical staff. They work across inter-professional boundaries and alongside a range of healthcare professions to manage and deliver neonatal care, within a variety of settings.

Our MSc Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner programme will equip you to perform as an advanced practitioner and independent prescriber.

Further study and research

If you enjoyed researching and writing your project dissertation, you may also wish to progress onto a PhD. You can consult our Doctoral College regarding MPhil or PhD studies, or discuss your plans with your programme leader.


Plymouth University careers and employability service

As a student with the University, you’ll also have access to facilities and resources offered by the careers and employability service, including:

  • careers information
  • advice and guidance, which is impartial and confidential
  • help with applying for jobs, including application and interview preparation
  • job vacancies
  • psychometric testing

Find out more at www.plymouth.ac.uk/careers