Glasgow Caledonian University

Nursing Studies (Adult) Glasgow Caledonian University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

Adult nurses operate as confident, competent and compassionate practitioners, engaging in values based nursing.
Become a Registered Nurse and develop skills to improve health and wellbeing of individuals, their families and communities. With a fully-equipped simulated ward area on campus and close to Scotland’s leading hospitals, studying at GCU gives you access to excellent facilities.
The Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Centre, a fully equipped simulated home and hospital environment, situated on campus, is used to provide opportunities for the development and practice of clinically focused skills in a safe, supported and highly effective learning environment.
You will experience a variety of clinical placements and will learn through a wide variety of methods. Clinical practice accounts for 50% of the course, including community and hospital placements as well as independent and voluntary sector experience.
Upon graduation you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Course details

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code B740
Institution code G42
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BC plus GCSE English language and Maths at C/4
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
Scottish Higher BBC including Higher English, plus National 5 Maths or Application of Maths at C
GCSE/National 4/National 5 National 5 grade C in Maths or Application of Maths

GCSE English and Maths at C/4
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points to include Higher English and Maths at Standard level
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3 including English plus Ordinary Level Maths at 02
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) O2 in Maths along with the required ILC Higher grades
Scottish HNC Pass HNC in most subjects accepted as long as you also have GSCE/SG/National 5 Maths/Application of Maths/Numeracy at SCQF level 5

See further information on year 2 entry requirements with an HNC Care and Administrative Practice

Applicants are expected to have evidence of assessed study (not work based) within the last 5 years.
A reference which should be relevant within the past 9 months.

For year 2 entry - HNC Care and Administrative Practice with B in the Graded Units, successful completion of 600 clinical hours but advised to achieve as close to 620 clinical hours as possible (in designated clinical area).
Candidates need to obtain a minimum of 90% attendance at College and a minimum of 90% attendance at Practice Placement. Applications subject to interview and places and must be supported by the college partner.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Arranged by University

Interview

APPLICANT EVENT DAY ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 7.0 IELTS - overall 7 with at least 7 in reading, listening and speaking, and 6.5 in writing

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

2019 tuition fees are to be confirmed

Sponsorship information

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Provider information

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Glasgow Caledonian University
City Campus
Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow
G4 0BA


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Enquiries

Admissions Office

0141 331 8630

Fax: 0141 331 8676