• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Adult nursing is a dynamic, rewarding and highly skilled caring and compassionate career. You will develop diverse skills ranging from the delivery of health education for individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds to delivering complex care for people with multiple acute or long term conditions.

You will experience a variety of clinical placements and will learn using a diverse range of techniques and approaches. You will undertake clinical practice for 50% of the course, in community and hospital placements as well as independent and voluntary sector experience in this Nursing Studies (Adult) (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University .

During placements, students are involved in nursing activities including providing care for a range of patients relevant to their chosen nursing pathway.

GCU's learning environment provides innovative, flexible and effective opportunities to develop understanding and nursing skills, using methods such as a blend of online and face-to-face teaching and a state-of-the-art inter-professional simulation suite.

Your career

On successful completion of the programme, graduates are eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Graduates are equipped to apply for a wide range of positions in the NHS, working closely with patients, clients, service users and carers, and also leading in management and research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Values and Rights based Nursing practice
  • Health Improvement
  • Contemporary Health Care Delivery
  • Introduction to Evidence Based Practice
  • Anticipatory and Alternative Approaches to Adult Nursing
  • Developing Skills for Professional Nursing Practice (Adult).

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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

Year 1

  • SQA Higher: BBBB including English and a science and Nat 5 Maths at C
  • A level: BCC preferably including a science subject, and GCSE English language and Maths at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H2 H2 H3 H3 including English and preferably a science subject, plus Ordinary Level Maths at B1
  • IB Diploma: 24 points including a science
  • College: Science-based HNCs will be considered. Applicants must have numeracy and literacy equivalent to National 5 level.
  • BTEC Extended Diploma Applied Science, Biological/Biomedical Science or Health Care related at DMM. GCSE Maths and English at C/4 is also required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

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.

Funding

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.

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