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Professional Studies in Nursing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
This Professional Studies in Nursing programme at Glasgow Caledonian University is for qualified nurses, to advance their academic qualifications to degree level or honours degree level; or to gain a graduate certificate.
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Multiple delivery methods and a broad range of module options provide flexibility to suit a range of home and international markets. Routes to awards can be tailored to meet the personal development needs of individual practitioners and the operational demands and strategic needs of service development.

Why choose this programme?

We are experts in all four fields of Nursing (Adult, Child, Learning Disability and Mental health) as well as health visiting, midwifery and public health.

GCU is leading the way in inter-professional education for health professionals.

This Professional Studies in Nursing programme at Glasgow Caledonian University has been design to be flexible and specialised allowing you to tailor the out comes to suit your needs and developments.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure


  • We embrace emerging learning technologies, including the University’s Virtual Learning Environment GCU Learn which is used to allow learning and teaching to be delivered flexibly and this is complemented by student engagement technologies such as Textwall. 
  • The programme is underpinned by clinical and academic expertise; and promotes a student-centred ethos that supports the development of autonomous and contemporary practitioners who can make a positive contribution to interprofessional approaches to health care delivery.
  • We use lectures, tutorials, Clinical Skills Simulation, online lectures, seminars and asynchronous discussions. A range of assessment methods will be used that are appropriate to the content and mode of delivery of each module.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Entry requirements

All applicants must be qualified nurses, registered or licenced by the regulatory body in their home country. Typical minimum requirements of Nursing degree for direct entry to the Honours route.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    100 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 100 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    100 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 100 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.
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  • 20 credit module fees range from £100 - £550 and will be confirmed during application on review of prior learning.

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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