Robert Gordon University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Nursing (Adult)

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Course summary

The BSc nursing has been designed to prepare the future nurse for working within today’s health and social care services. This course educates students in the skills, knowledge, and critical ability to provide person-centred care to people who, at any stage of life, may have a range of health challenges. Students will work with families, communities and individuals to support and promote health and wellbeing. They work in partnership with individuals who experience long-term health challenges to enable self-management and recovery. Student Nurses provide support to individuals at all stages throughout the life cycle, including end of life care. Students may also have the opportunity to attend a conference to participate in a learning abroad experience in either year two or year three.

How to apply

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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


English language requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English are required to have an Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) minimum score of 7.0 overall to include a score of 7.0 in each element of speaking, listening and reading. Writing must be achieved at a minimum of 6.5. Appropriate equivalents will be considered.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820* Year 1
EU £8900* Year 1
England £8900* Year 1
Northern Ireland £8900* Year 1
Wales £8900* Year 1
Channel Islands £8900* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8900* Year 1
International £15490* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees: The cost of books that you may wish to purchase, costs associated with your placement / study abroad, accommodation and living costs, printing. Additional Cost for International Fee Paying Students. Approximately £65 for uniforms (including polo shirt for clinical skills). Approximately £300 to £500 for occupational health checks Actual cost will depend on the immunisations required.
Nursing (Adult) at Robert Gordon University - UCAS