Nursing Clearing courses

Clearing is now closed for 2023. Take a look at our undergraduate courses for 2024 entry.

Get career-ready with a nursing degree from the University of Stirling.

With a blend of classroom learning and practical placements, Stirling is a superb place for you to learn the contemporary skills of nursing. We work with the Nursing and Midwifery Council to ensure that you receive the training you need to join nursing teams after graduation. 

Study nursing at Stirling

BSc Nursing - Adult

Gain the education and confidence necessary to fulfil your role in the dynamic profession of nursing. You’ll undertake a wide variety of placements to develop your experience during this three-year course. You'll also have the opportunity to study abroad.

BSc (Hons) Nursing - Adult

This four-year Honours degree contains the same path as BSc Nursing - Adult, with an extra year to complete additional modules including a dissertation and achieve registration. 

BSc Nursing - Mental Health

Mental Health nursing is a challenging yet rewarding profession where you can make a real difference in people’s lives. Our innovative Mental Health Nursing course will prepare you to meet the needs of a modern profession and provide the best possible care.

BSc (Hons) Nursing - Mental Health

This course follows the same three-year structure as BSc Nursing - Mental Health, with an additional year to complete more modules and achieve registration and an Honours degree. 

Nursing scholarships and bursaries

Nursing students from the UK and Republic of Ireland are eligible for generous scholarships and bursaries: 

  • Students from Scotland are entitled to a £10,000 bursary each year for the first three years of study, and an additional £7,500 if completing an Honours year.
  • Students from England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are eligible for our Nursing Scholarship, providing a £2,000 fee waiver each year for the first three years of study. You may also be eligible for £9,250 scholarships covering your Honours year tuition fees plus a £1,000 Clearing scholarship (terms and conditions apply).

We also cover the costs of occupational health consultations, criminal record checks, compulsory uniforms and inoculations, representing approximately £430 of savings.

Andrew, a proud nursing student, standing with his arms folded

Find your Clearing place at Stirling

Year 4 tuition fees: covered

Students from England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland may be eligible for £9,250 scholarships covering your Honours year tuition fees (terms and conditions apply). Find out about these and other scholarships.

Study in the heart of Scotland

Stirling combines the charm of a historic destination with the friendly buzz of a young population. It's a short train ride away from both Glasgow and Edinburgh, and is a gateway to the Scottish Highlands.

Accommodation Available

We still have accommodation available on our beautiful campus and in our easily-accessible off-campus residences. If you're from England, Wales, Northern Ireland or overseas and apply by 31 August, you'll be guaranteed an offer of University-managed accommodation in your first year of study.

Lucy's Clearing experience

Lucy came to our pop-up in Belfast and secured a place on our BA (Hons) Human Resource Management course through Clearing. She shares her experience of using Clearing and why she chose to study at Stirling.

Hear from other students talking about their experiences through Clearing at the University of Stirling.


96% of our graduates were in employment or further study 15 months after graduation

Graduate Outcomes 2020-21, HESA

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Top 30 in the UK for student satisfaction*

National Student Survey 2022

* NSS rankings are based on institutions included in the Guardian University Guide 2022.

Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence

We're proud of our sporting heritage and the sport and wellbeing facilities we provide for our students.

Questions about Clearing?

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