Nursing Studies

About us

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.

Nursing students

Studying with us

As one of the first universities to offer a nursing degree in the UK (since 1956), the University of Edinburgh has a long tradition of preparing graduate nurses.

Undergraduate programme

Postgraduate taught programmes

Postgraduate research programmes

We offer a lively research environment that has a mix of research interests and methods, with a focus on how individuals and families experience illness.




Elsie Stephenson Memorial Lecture

Anne Marie Rafferty: The Power of Education Seminar

Nursing blog

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