Nursing Clearing courses

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Our award-winning Nursing courses are approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), to help you become a confident practitioner, equipped to join a health care team upon graduation.

Our Nursing degrees are taught by world-leading academics with expertise in nursing practice and research. You’ll hone your practical skills at our modernised on-campus clinical skills lab and virtual reality (VR) room. You'll undertake a variety of placements in hospital and community settings in the NHS Forth Valley area. Stirling nursing students have repeatedly won Student Nursing Times Awards.

Nursing scholarships and bursaries

Students from England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

More than £16,000 in nursing scholarships

Students under 22 can also enjoy free Scotland-wide bus travel.

Students from Scotland

More than £37,000 bursary available

  • £10,000 bursary each year for the first three years, and an additional £7,500 if completing an Honours year.
  • We cover the costs of occupational health consultations, criminal record checks, compulsory uniforms and inoculations (approximately £430 of savings).

Students under 22 can also enjoy free Scotland-wide bus travel.

Why Stirling?

Accommodation to call home

We’ve got you covered for accommodation.

Our range of secure and affordable accommodation includes over 2,800 rooms right on our beautiful campus, as well as easy-to-reach off-campus residences.

Simulation and clinical skills lab

Our modern Clinical Skills Labs and a VR Room for practical learning will equip you with a diverse range of skills, enhancing your abilities as a proficient nurse.

Student support

We offer an extensive range of support services to help you fulfil your potential and make the most of your time at university. You can get advice about mental health and wellbeing, money issues, careers and much more.

Scott's Clearing experience

Hear from Scott talking about his experience with the clearing process at the University of Stirling as he set off to become a BSc Nursing – Mental Health student.

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


Top 5 in Scotland for Nursing

National Student Survey 2023 Complete University Guide 2023

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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.

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