Nursing Studies (Adult), B.Sc. | Glasgow Caledonian University | Glasgow, United Kingdom
36 months
13000 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Nursing Studies (Adult) programme from Glasgow Caledonian University aims to develop nurses who are able to deliver person-centred, safe and effective care, working with other professions and agencies in an ever-changing and complex healthcare environment.

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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.

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 Nursing Studies (Adult) programme from Glasgow Caledonian University , 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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Values and Rights based Nursing practice
  • Health Improvement
  • Contemporary Health Care Delivery
  • Adult Nursing to Empower
  • Anticipatory and Alternative Approaches to Adult Nursing
  • Developing Skills for Professional Nursing Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Scottish Higher: Standard entry requirement: BBC (incl English)   Nat 5: C (Maths/Lifeskills Maths)
  • Minimum entry requirement: CCC (incl English)   Nat 5: C (Maths/Lifeskills Maths)
  • A level: BC   GCSE: C/4 (English and Maths)
  • ILC Higher: H3 H3 H3 (incl English)   O4 (Maths)
  • IB Diploma: 28 points (incl Maths and English)
  • BTEC: MMP Ext Dip   GCSE: C/4 (English and Maths)
  • SWAP: Access to Nursing - BBB (other Access Courses will be considered on an individual basis)
  • College HNC: Care and Administrative Practice with Essential Skills for Care  Practice; other HNCs considered with  Nat 5 level numeracy and literacy; HNC Applied Science considered with Stats for Science unit.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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