BSc in Nursing Studies (Top-up)



12-24 months


04 August 2019




Monthly Fee: $470**
Full Fee: $6,990*
(+VAT, if applicable)

The top-up degree programme is designed specifically for registered nurses who hold a diploma or certificate in nursing and want to top-up their current academic qualifications towards a full bachelor degree in nursing studies.

The programme consists of 6 compulsory modules with curriculum aimed to deepen the student’s knowledge of evidence-based practice and develop a critical approach to integrated healthcare.

The programme is updated with feedback from registered nurses, healthcare personnel, nurse managers and even patients, to keep it relevant to current contemporary healthcare practice.

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The programme is relevant to contemporary nursing practice, allowing students to enhance their skills and knowledge to progress within a chosen sphere of nursing practice.

Students will be assigned a personal tutor and can network with fellow practitioners from across the globe.

The university offers a personalised student experience. The university’s virtual learning environment provides students with access to learning material and online support services.

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The entry requirement for this course is to be a registered nurse and have a qualification in nursing equivalent to 240 SCQF credits.

Other professional qualifications and sufficient relevant working experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Alternatively, applicants must have at least 4 years of relevant work experience.

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Career Path

Successful graduates will be able to apply their skills and knowledge to and progress within their chosen sphere of nursing practice.


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** Please contact your consultant for the updated instalment plan