Nursing and Health Care

Nursing at Glasgow is committed to evidence based practice and translational research that optimises patient care and service delivery. Our research activity is multi-professional and patient-centred, placing strong emphasis on patient and public involvement.

Our collaborative and transdisciplinary programmes of research and scholarship focus on the themes of:

  • Enhancing care and support
  • Long term conditions
  • Palliative and end of life care

We have an active post-graduate research community and offer MSc (Research) and PhD programmes on a full or part time basis.

At undergraduate level we offer an Honours Degree (4 years) leading to Registration in Nursing. Our students have rated the School as the Best in the UK and our highly valued graduates have excellent employment prospects. We have access to excellent facilities and a wide range of world renowned experts in their subjects. A strong science component, integrated with caring and leadership skills and strongly underpinned by research is a unique feature of our programme. We have excellent relationships with clinical staff across NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde where students have clinical placements.

The School offers a flexible programme of multi-professional postgraduate courses that may be taken individually or towards a postgraduate certificate, diploma or masters degree. The MSc in Health Care programme is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required to lead advances in patient care and service delivery. Awards in various specialist fields are available, including the unique Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare Chaplaincy. Multi-professional Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses are offered in Lymphoedema and Burns and Plastic Surgery Care and attract participants from across the UK.

1st for Nursing in the UK: Complete University Guide 2016/17

Glasgow is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world for medicine and health related subjects. (Times Higher Education 2015)