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Neurological Rehabilitation and Care (Online Learning) Programme closed

Awards: Programme closed

This programme is closed and is no longer accepting applications.

If you have a question about your application for this programme, please submit an enquiry form or email futurestudents@ed.ac.uk.

Enquiry form

(Revised 10 June 2024)

These entry requirements are for the 2024/25 academic year and requirements for future academic years may differ. Entry requirements for the 2025/26 academic year will be published on 1 Oct 2024.

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, and a nursing qualification.

Applicants must hold a current registration or licence with the licensing authority or registration body in the country in which they qualified or have been practising and provide this evidence. For UK applicants, this will be a current recordable qualification with UK Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC). Please include your NMC registration number in your personal statement.

Applicants must be currently working in, or have access to, a Neurological Rehabilitation clinical practice environment during the programme. But we may consider those with wider Neurological clinical practice.

Applicants with a lower degree classification will be considered if you can demonstrate extensive relevant work experience and present a strong personal statement. We may also consider your application if you have other qualifications or experience; please contact us to check before you apply.

Students from China

This degree is Band C.

International qualifications

Check whether your international qualifications meet our general entry requirements:

English language requirements

Regardless of your nationality or country of residence, you must demonstrate a level of English language competency at a level that will enable you to succeed in your studies.

English language tests

We accept the following English language qualifications at the grades specified:

  • IELTS Academic: total 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each component. We do not accept IELTS One Skill Retake to meet our English language requirements.
  • TOEFL-iBT (including Home Edition): total 92 with at least 20 in each component. We do not accept TOEFL MyBest Score to meet our English language requirements.
  • C1 Advanced (CAE) / C2 Proficiency (CPE): total 176 with at least 169 in each component.
  • Trinity ISE: ISE II with distinctions in all four components.
  • PTE Academic: total 62 with at least 59 in each component.

Your English language qualification must be no more than three and a half years old from the start date of the programme you are applying to study, unless you are using IELTS, TOEFL, Trinity ISE or PTE, in which case it must be no more than two years old.

Degrees taught and assessed in English

We also accept an undergraduate or postgraduate degree that has been taught and assessed in English in a majority English speaking country, as defined by UK Visas and Immigration:

We also accept a degree that has been taught and assessed in English from a university on our list of approved universities in non-majority English speaking countries (non-MESC).

If you are not a national of a majority English speaking country, then your degree must be no more than five years old* at the beginning of your programme of study. (*Revised 05 March 2024 to extend degree validity to five years.)

Find out more about our language requirements:

Read our general information on tuition fees and studying costs:

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  • Nursing Studies
  • School of Health in Social Science
  • Old Medical School, Teviot Place
  • Central Campus
  • Edinburgh
  • EH8 9AG

Find out more about the general application process for postgraduate programmes:

Further information

  • Nursing Studies
  • School of Health in Social Science
  • Old Medical School, Teviot Place
  • Central Campus
  • Edinburgh
  • EH8 9AG