BSc (Hons) Professional Studies in Nursing

A professional development programme for qualified nurses, to advance their academic qualifications to degree level or honours degree level; or to gain a graduate certificate. 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.

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 programme has been design to be flexible and specialised allowing you to tailor the out comes to suit your needs and developments.

Study Options

  • 2020/21

Award

Mode of study

Duration

Start date

Location

BSc (Hons)
Part Time
2 - 6 Years
Jan 2021
GCU Glasgow
Award Mode of study Duration Start date Location  
BSc (Hons) Part Time 2 - 6 Years Jan 2021 GCU Glasgow Enquire Apply

Study Options

  • 2021/22

Award

Mode of study

Duration

Start date

Location

BSc (Hons)
Part Time
2 - 6 Years
28 Sep 2021
GCU Glasgow
BSc (Hons)
Full Time
1 Year
28 Sep 2021
GCU Glasgow
Award Mode of study Duration Start date Location  
BSc (Hons) Part Time 2 - 6 Years 28 Sep 2021 GCU Glasgow Enquire Apply
BSc (Hons) Full Time 1 Year 28 Sep 2021 GCU Glasgow Enquire Apply

Year 1
All applicants must be qualified nurses, registered or licensed by the regulatory body in their home country. Typical minimum requirements of Nursing degree for direct entry to this course.

English language IELTS score of 6.0 with no element below 5.5 (or equivalent)

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.

Additional information

Modern Apprenticeships

If you have completed a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF level 6 in a relevant discipline this would be equivalent to two highers at B.

Relevant experience (RPL)

GCU’s flexible entry policies exist to allow relevant work experience and prior learning to be considered towards standard entry or advanced entry into a course. If you have three to five years of relevant work experience, you can apply for the degree that interests you and get in touch with our admissions team about your application and your eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning.

The Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Centre, a fully equipped simulated home and hospital environment, situated on campus, is used to provide opportunities for the development and practice of clinically focused psychomotor and psychosocial skills in a safe, supported and highly effective learning environment.

Digital recording equipment is situated above every bed area which enhances feedback on students’ performance by allowing students to review their own performance.

The tuition fees you pay are mostly determined by your fee status. What is my student fee status?

Tuition fees 2021/22

Home: £1,820*
RUK: £9,250**
EU and International: £12,250

*Scottish student tuition fees are subject to confirmation by the Scottish Government and may change once confirmed.
**Students from rest of UK will pay no more than £27,750 towards the total fees of a three or four-year degree.

Part-time and distance-learning tuition fees

Visit our part-time and distance-learning fee schedules.

Fees are subject to change and published here for guidance only.

Additional costs

As a student at the University, there are additional fees and costs which may or may not apply to you, but that you should be aware of.

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Scholarships

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 million per year.

View our Undergraduate scholarships.

We use a wide range of learning and teaching methods to ensure that you have both the necessary knowledge and understanding of business and management and a portfolio of intellectual and personal skills.

Each module on the programme uses its own learning, teaching and assessment strategy to achieve learning objectives. Assessment methods vary between modules and may include unseen examinations, class tests, essays, management reports, case studies, presentations, and group work.





The learning and teaching methods we use ensure that our programme is both vocationally relevant and academically challenging. Our approach is student-centred, practical, participative and relevant to the needs of employers.

We've moved away from the traditional teacher-centric learning to a more independent learning approach, where you are encouraged to develop critical thinking skills.