Nursing Studies


Nursing Studies at the University of Edinburgh has a long standing tradition of providing nursing programmes for 50 years.

Medical School

The department offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, as well as continuing professional development courses.

The undergraduate programme is a four year programme which leads to a Bachelor of Nursing degree and registration as a nurse (adult branch). There are also several postgraduate degree programmes from taught MSc/Diplomas to PhD.

First-class research

Research published by Nursing Studies staff at the University of Edinburgh has contributed to an impressive result in the Research Assessment Exercise.

The overall performance of staff was found to be excellent with 65% of submitted publications rated as either 4 or 3 star. In comparison with other universities, this result places Edinburgh as 8th in the UK for their panel.

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