Nursing Studies (Adult) BSc

Course Overview - Nursing Studies (Adult) BSc

Adult nurses operate as confident, competent and compassionate practitioners, engaging in values based nursing.
Become a Registered Nurse and develop skills to improve health and wellbeing of individuals, their families and communities. With a fully-equipped simulated ward area on campus and close to Scotland’s leading hospitals, studying at GCU gives you access to excellent facilities.
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 pract...

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Course Information

Study Mode



3 Years

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Main Site

Course Address
Cowcaddens Road
G4 0BA

Application Details

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Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

Scottish Higher


including Higher English or an Essay based subject plus National 5 Maths or Application of Maths at C

Access to HE Diploma


Access to HE Diploma with minimum of 60 credits with 45 at level 3 . Access to HE Diploma in Health or Care – Requires GCSE Maths and English C/4 if not included in Access Diploma.  SWAP Access to Nursing applications from our partner colleges only, grades required BBB

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


IB Diploma 24 points including HL English at 5 and SL Maths at 4

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


including English or Essay based subject plus Ordinary Level Maths at O3/O4

Scottish HNC


HNC in most subjects accepted as long as you also have National 5 Maths/Application of Maths at C or Numeracy at SCQF level 5 See further information on year 2 entry requirements with an HNC Care and Administrative Practice

Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6)


Accepted as equivalent to one Higher at grade B as part of the overall grade profile of Highers required for entry. Any essential subjects at Higher should still be achieved in addition to the Foundation Apprenticeship.

A level


plus GCSE English and Maths at C/4

T Level

Pass (C and above)

Health and Science: Science  Health and Science: Healthcare Science  Health and Science: Health Education and Childcare  plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4 or above

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £15,200

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