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BSc (Honours) Nursing Studies (1 year top-up)

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Year of Entry 2022/23
BSc (Honours)

Nursing Studies (1 year top-up)

Convert your overseas nursing qualifications to a full UK honours degree on this one year course.

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What is the fee? International/EU: £14,415 per year
How long will I study? 11 Months
Where will I study? Collegiate Campus
When do I start? September 2022

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Course summary

  • Gain a thorough understanding of global healthcare challenges.
  • Become equipped with knowledge, skills and values that enhance your employment opportunities.
  • Build on your existing nursing skills and qualifications, and become an effective healthcare professional.
  • Develop the skills you need to spread your knowledge, and make a contribution to nursing practice.

This one year course has been designed for students who have completed a nursing diploma (or equivalent) overseas. It allows you to enhance your skills and gain an honours degree. You'll consider modern nursing and its challenges in depth — and prepare to make a worthwhile contribution to the field.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

On this course, you'll reflect on the challenges faced by modern nursing, and develop the skills to innovate, lead and improve services. While doing so, you'll enable others to improve their own health, wellbeing and lives.

You learn from positive and enthusiastic academic staff who have varied clinical expertise and experience.

Throughout the course, you'll engage in personal and professional development, and will have the opportunity to explore career paths.

You are encouraged to link the theory and practice of nursing through active reflection, discussion on case studies and engaging with independent learning.

You learn through

  • workshops
  • seminars
  • simulation
  • role play
  • key skills practice

Applied learning

Networking opportunities

Some of the modules undertaken on this course will be with UK nursing students. This provides further opportunities to explore global health issues from different perspectives.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • nursing
  • further studies
  • specialist nursing
  • education

Where will I study?

You study at Collegiate Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

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Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.

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Entry requirements

All students

Normally, applicants will hold a Diploma with 70% in all years and will have passed their placement year.

International students require an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill area.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Clinical Reasoning And Decision Making Credits: 20 Assessment: Practical
Module: Consolidating Nursing Practice Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Public Health Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Research 3: Using The Nursing Evidence Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Undertaking Service Improvement Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

International students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £14,415 per year.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Nursing and midwifery courses (PDF, 259.7KB)

Legal information

Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.


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