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Course summary

Our exciting, innovative two year pre-registration Adult Nursing course is the first of its kind in Scotland that is underpinned by Masters' level education. This will enable you to become a highly educated nurse with longer term potential for roles in areas such as management leadership consultancy educational research Our course will also prepare you for professional registration, with key components including the delivery of: person-centred care compassionate care values-based care patient safety agenda professional legal and ethical issues

Assessment method

Our MSc Adult Nursing course has three parts containing a mixture of theory and practice core modules. There are three 20 credit modules in Part 1 and 2 with Part 3 consisting of a 60 credit theory/practice dissertation module. A recognised innovative feature of our course is the approach of clinical simulation used for skills demonstration, practice, and development throughout the course which allows you to practise skills in a safe, realistic environment. Our ongoing assessment strategy aims to support learning and has been designed to assess your knowledge of nursing at SCQF Level 11. The strategy also ensures that the professional requirements for competency to enter the NMC professional register are achieved.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

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Lanarkshire Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must have: 1)possess an appropriate degree in a biological, health, social science, nursing or related subject 2)provide a personal/employer reference 3)provide an academic reference and formal university transcript 4)undertake successful personal interview, health screening and Protection of Vulnerable Groups screening

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Group Interview

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Own test. Maths and Literacy test

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £13325 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are charged per year of the programme
Adult Nursing with Registration at University of the West of Scotland - UCAS