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Course summary

Adult nursing is a challenging and rewarding profession that offers a wide range of roles caring for people and promoting health. Stirling is a superb place for you to learn the skills of modern nursing, which are valued around the world. Our course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, and has also received multiple commendations. Nursing is a dynamic profession, and we’ll give you the education and confidence necessary to fulfil your role in the healthcare teams of tomorrow. As you study, you’ll learn how to work with a range of multi-disciplinary professionals, groups and individuals to provide care and promote health. Our course is based on a philosophy that our graduates will develop values, integrity and resilience to become socially reflective practitioners who will provide services based on excellence, compassion, safety and respect. You’ll be allocated a personal tutor who will be a source of guidance, information and support during your studies. Whilst undertaking practice learning experiences, you’re also allocated an academic assessor, a practice assessor and a supervisor who will all facilitate and support your learning in practice. We’ll inspire and challenge you, so that you leave us as a confident and capable practitioner ready to join a health and social care team upon graduation. Our BSc course in Nursing extends over three years while our BSc (Hons) course over four years. In their final year, Honours students complete additional modules, including a dissertation and their NMC-required final placement, achieving registration and their Honours degree at the end of Year 4.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B740
Institution code:
S75
Campus name:
Stirling
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7Obtain IELTS 7.0 with at least 7.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 6.5 in Writing. This is the NMC English language requirement.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements there are English language courses which can help you prepare for your degree: https://www.stir.ac.uk/international/international-students/pre-sessional-english-language-courses/

English language requirements

https://www.stir.ac.uk/international/international-students/english-language-requirements/


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
91%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
94%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish students can apply to the Student Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to have tuition fees paid by the Scottish government. Students from the rest of the UK can apply for financial assistance, including a loan to cover the full cost of the tuition fees, from the Student Loans Company. Fee information for International and EU students, can be found on the course webpage: https://www.stir.ac.uk/courses/ The University of Stirling offers a range of scholarships, further information can be found on our website: https://www.stir.ac.uk/scholarships/
Nursing (Adult) at University of Stirling - UCAS