University of Glasgow

Degree level: Postgraduate

Nursing Science, Advanced (Taught)

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Course summary

Designed for the growing number of graduate nurses from international countries wishing to work in clinical leadership or extended roles in clinical practice as nurse practitioners or consultant nurses. WHY THIS PROGRAMME -2nd in the UK for Nursing (Complete University Guide 2021).

  • Become involved in lifelong learning whilst being adaptive to the dynamic care environment and supporting quality care delivery.
  • Close involvement of NHS clinical staff in the planning and delivery of courses ensures that the programme is current and relevant.
  • The themes offered link closely with the pre-registration undergraduate programme offered at the University as well as being developed in conjunction with local clinical need.
  • Build transferable skills along with the ability to lead and innovate in the healthcare sector.
  • Option to specialise in Acute Critical Care (see programme structure for further details).
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE This programme will be delivered via lectures, workshops and seminars. The virtual learning environment and video/digital education resources will be used. Core Courses INFORMING PRACTICE THROUGH THE EVIDENCE BASE RESEARCH APPROACHES IN HEALTH CARE APPLYING RESEARCH APPROACHES IN HEALTH CARE EDUCATION FOR PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADERSHIP IN CONTEMPORARY HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENT PROJECT Optional Courses GLOBAL HEALTH CHALLENGES By undertaking the 20 credit optional course listed below, and focusing assignments within the relevant topic, a named award may be obtained in the area of: ACUTE AND CRITICAL CARE

Course details


How to apply

International applicants

International applicant information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'international'.

Entry requirements

You must be a graduate nurse, normally with a good Honours degree or equivalent, and two years' experience post-qualification. You are required to provide two references and a full degree transcript with your application.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees are published on the University of Glasgow website. https://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'scholarships'.

Nursing Science, Advanced at University of Glasgow - UCAS