Nursing Studies, B.Sc. | Part time | Edinburgh Napier University | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
36 months
2362 GBP/module
305 GBP/module
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BSc Nursing Studies at Edinburgh Napier University will provide a coherent and vocationally relevant programme of study, designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to progress in your chosen sphere of practice.

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This Nursing Studies programme at Edinburgh Napier University  is specifically aimed at registered nurses who work in contemporary healthcare and wish to ‘top up’ their qualifications to degree level.

With the advice and guidance of the programme leader you will receive an excellent and personalised student experience which aims to support you and increase your confidence. We’ll also work to assist you to choose modules that will work for you as an individual.

The course provides:

  • A programme that will build upon existing knowledge and skills 
  • Opportunities to construct your own learning through a series of educationally sound, challenging learning experiences 
  • Opportunities to reflect critically on module content and its application and potential impact on your professional practice 
  • Opportunities to develop as a critical thinking practitioner with extensive knowledge, able to contribute to the standing of the nursing profession. 


Graduation from this course can increase your promotion prospects or provide a stepping stone to further study at Masters level.

The skills you gain will prepare you for work in a number of areas, including:

  • NHS departments and sectors
  • Health and social care industries
  • Private and voluntary sectors
  • Education providers
  • Research institutes

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Promoting Excellence in Older People’s Care
  • Management of Chronic Diseases
  • Healthy Lives 
  • Effective Leadership in Healthcare

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students will be required to have a relevant health care qualification.
  • If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test. The English Language requirements for this programme are IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.
  • On entering the programme students will be allocated advanced standing based on existing qualifications/education 
  • Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2362 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2362 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • National

    305 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 305 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • Scotland *£305
  • England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland *£1,157
  • Overseas and EU *£2,362
  • The rate shown is for 20 credits*.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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