University of the West of Scotland

Adult Nursing with Registration University of the West of Scotland Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: The Nursing and Midwifery Council


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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


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

Course details

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

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 BR40
Institution code U40
Campus name Lanarkshire Campus
Campus code I

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

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

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Own test. Maths and Literacy test

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Group Interview

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £10,600 Year 1
England £5,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,500 Year 1
Scotland £5,500 Year 1
Wales £5,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

Visit our website

University of the West of Scotland
Paisley Campus
High Street

Course contact details

Applicant Enquiry Team

0800 027 1000

Fax: 0141 887 0812