Nursing, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of the West of Scotland | Hamilton, United Kingdom
18 months
17250 GBP/year
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Nursing degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland is designed to provide a progressive pathway of masters level study for all registered nurses working in all fields of practice.


Through Nursing programme offered at the University of the West of Scotland you will develop higher level critical, analytical and reflective skills which can be utilised in academic and practice environments.

You will also develop originality and sound judgement in leadership and facilitation skills, which will enable you to implement best practice in service delivery.


Gaining a postgraduate qualification in nursing can lead to a variety of nursing roles (e.g. specialist, leadership, nursing management, etc.) and destinations in health and social care. Professionally, learners will build and advance their critical thinking, reflection, leadership, conceptual and decision-making skills.

Upon completion of the course learners may wish to consider further continuing professional development or be supported to take their studies to the next level by completion of either a professional doctorate or PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Supervision: Health & Social Care 
  • Clinical Teaching 
  • Delivering Compassionate Care 
  • Independent Study 
  • Introduction to eHealth

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date  


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must be a registered nurses and should normally possess an undergraduate (bachelor's) degree in nursing.
  • Applications from those who do not hold a degree will be considered on an individual basis as the discretion of the Admissions Officers.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17250 GBP per year during 18 months.

£20,500 Cost of study (includes UK Nursing Competency Development Course)

Living costs for Hamilton

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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