Nursing Studies

Why study this programme?

This programme supports nurses to return to educational study, whilst working clinically

Why study this programme? 

Graduations McEwan Hall
Graduations McEwan hall

Postgraduate study at the University of Edinburgh can open up new horizons and career paths. Nursing Studies’ postgraduate programmes offer advanced study for registered nurses within a global context to enhance practice at the local level. Graduates from Nursing Studies are highly regarded throughout the world.

This programme supports registered nurses to undertake educational study, whilst working clinically. Students engage with current theory, practice, evidence base and policy that will contribute to the advancement of knowledge, practice and skills in Neurological rehabilitation and care. You will benefit from current theory, practice, evidence base and policy that will leverage substantial contribution to the advancement of knowledge, practice and care in neurological rehabilitation and care.

The aim of the programme is to equip you, through education and critical reflection of your own practice, with the resources and skills to develop person centred, partnership focussed, practice in the area of neurological rehabilitation and care. In essence the programme will produce practitioners fit for practice, fit for purpose, and fit for award in this discipline.

The programme will:

  • Promote a person centred approach to neuro-rehabilitation practice across the lifespan as well as focussing on the expressed needs of the younger adult (18 – 40) who has experienced ABI or stroke, and that of their family and carers
  • enhance your knowledge and skills in supporting the physical, cognitive and mental health needs of individuals who have experienced ABI or stroke
  • enhance research enquiry skills and their application to evidence based clinical practice of neurological rehabilitation.

As a graduate of the University of Edinburgh and this programme, you will recognise the vision, purpose and value of making the world a better place, ensuring your actions and activities deliver positive change locally, regionally and globally.

The degree also provides an excellent foundation for you to step onto the MSc Advanced Nursing programme to further advance your professional career.

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