• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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Delivered by expert teaching staff and health care practitioners. The full time BSc Adult Nursing (Hons)  is a three year programme from University of Gibraltar where you will spend approximately 50% of your programme in the clinical environment supported by experienced registered nurses and other health care practitioners.

You will learn about adult nursing through lectures, seminars, guided self-study and online work through our Virtual Learning Environment (Canvas). You will also participate in tutorials, workshops, conferences and project work.


The University’s strong relationships with the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA), the Elderly Residential Services (ERS) and other practice partners mean that you’ll enjoy meaningful and relevant placements throughout the programme.

These placements will see you put theory into practice and be an integral part of your journey to become a qualified nurse.

Example placements available:

  • Accident and Emergency (A&E)
  • Acute Mental Health
  • Critical Care Unit (CCU)
  • Day surgery
  • Dementia Ward
  • District Nursing
  • Elderly Residential
  • General and Specialist Medicine
  • General and Specialist Surgery

Academic & Professional qualification

This degree confers both an academic award (BSc) and a professional qualification in nursing. Entry to the professional register held by the Gibraltar Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Registration Board (GNMHVRB). Students will be eligible to apply to the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) once registered with the GNMHVRB.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

  • Personal approach
Small class sizes and a participative approach to teaching and learning, places you at the heart of the programme. Unlike larger universities, you will be much more than a number.
  • Placements
Variety of clinical placements in partnership with health care providers throughout Gibraltar. You will be fully supported by nursing mentors, link lecturers and other health care professionals throughout your programme to enhance your nursing development.
  • Facilities
Our cutting-edge Europa Point Campus includes a state-of-the-art simulation suite that mimics the clinical areas where you can practice in a safe and supportive environment.

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

  • BBC at ‘A level’ (equivalent to 112 UCAS points), science or health related subject preferred or international equivalent.
  • Science or health-based Access to HE course: Full Access Diploma with 45 level 3 credits and 15 level 2 credits of which 21 of the level 3 credits should be at Distinction and 18 at Merit.
  • Other Level 3 qualification equivalent.
  • 5 GCSE’s A*– C (grade 4 or above) including English Language and Mathematics (Science also preferred) (or international equivalent).
  • Strong communications skills with the ability to communicate your ideas effectively in discussions, presentations and writing.
  • Basic IT skills, such as word-processing, email and Internet.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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