What will I learn?


Our MSc Adult Nursing (Pre-registration) is an exciting, innovative two year pre-registration Adult Nursing course. It is the first of its kind in Scotland that is underpinned by Masters' level education. This will enable you to become a highly educated nurse with longer term potential for roles in areas such as

  • management
  • leadership
  • consultancy
  • educational
  • research

Our course will also prepare you for professional registration, with key components including the delivery of:

  • person-centred care
  • compassionate care
  • values-based care
  • patient safety agenda
  • professional legal and ethical issues

Professional Approval and Accreditation

Our course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Upon graduating you will be eligible to apply for professional registration within your specific field.

Which department am I in?

Health and Life Sciences

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£16,000.00 (US$ 21,879) per year
The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. There might be a sight increase in 2021/22 year entry.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022


Lanarkshire Campus


Eco Campus, Stephenson Place Hamilton International Technology Park,


G72 0LH, Scotland

Entry requirements

For international students

You must: possess an appropriate Ordinary bachelor's degree in biological, health, social science, nursing or related subject normally attained within the past 5 years. provide a personal/employer reference; provide an academic reference, as well as copies of your formal university transcript and award certificate; You should also demonstrate competency in literacy and numeracy*; In terms of Scottish qualifications, Maths* should be at least: SQA National 5 (Grade C or above) or SQA Intermediate 2 (Grade C or above) or SQA Standard Grade (Credit - Grade 2 or above) or Alternative, equivalent qualifications wil be accepted. A numeracy test is provided if you are unable to evidence through qualifications that you do not meet our Maths requirement (Nursing and Midwifery Council, 2018). In addition, you will undertake a selection process, health screening and Protection of Vulnerable Groups screening (agreed with all NHS Board partners). IELTS 6.0 with no skill below 5.5; TOEFL IBT: 78; no sub-test less than: Reading: 17; Listening: 17; Speaking: 17; Writing: 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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