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Nursing Clearing Courses | University of Stirling

Clearing for our BSc Nursing (Adult) is open for English, Welsh, Northern Irish or International (non EU) studentsGet a head start by registering your interest or call us now on 01786 466166 to discuss your course options and entry requirements.

Study BSc Nursing (Adult)

Adult nursing is a challenging and rewarding profession that offers a wide range of roles caring for people and promoting health.We work with the Nursing and Midwifery Council to ensure that you receive the practical training and modern skills you need to join nursing teams after graduation. Our research-led, practice-driven and people-focused ethos has helped us to win numerous Student Nursing Times Awards.

BSc Nursing - Adult

Choose Stirling for Nursing

Nursing is a dynamic profession, and we’ll give you the training and confidence necessary to fulfil your role in the healthcare teams of tomorrow. Our nursing courses are approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. We also work with NHS Forth Valley, to ensure that our course remains clinically excellent and that you’ll receive the best possible practical training.

Scholarships available

Students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland are eligible for our Nursing Scholarship providing a £1,000 cash award for 3 years of study. The University also covers the costs of occupational health consultations, criminal record checks, compulsory uniforms and inoculations representing a £389 cost saving to students.

Guaranteed accommodation

If you are from England, Wales or Northern Ireland and apply by 31 August you'll be guaranteed an offer of University-managed accommodation in your first year of study. Accommodation available to new Nursing students will be John Forty's Court located off campus on the main bus route to Stirling town centre and the University.

How do I apply for the BSc Adult Nursing?

It’s a super easy process.

  1. Phone our Clearing helpline: +44 (0) 1786 466166. Live chat will also be available from 5th to 20th August.
  2. You'll be able to talk to someone in our Clearing team who will check if you're eligible
  3. If eligible you will be invited to have an interview with a member of our Nursing team. This is designed to measure your ability in relation to particular attributes that are considered important in nurses e.g. compassion, honesty, communication or leadership.
  4. If you have a successful interview we will give you a verbal offer
  5. We will email you all the details of what you need to do to formally accept your offer

All applicants are subject to a Disclosure Scotland check. This will show all spent and unspent criminal convictions, including (but not limited to): cautions, reprimands, final warnings, bind over orders or similar. To the extent relevant to this course, your check may also show details of any minor offences, fixed penalty notices or penalty notices for disorder.

Previous criminal convictions need not exclude you, but all convictions must be declared - and some occurrences may result in an unsuccessful application. A panel may be convened to determine the applicant’s fitness for accessing practice placements.

All applicants must be passed fit by occupational health.

To protect your privacy, neither of these checks will normally be carried out until after an offer has been made.

Please note this process is subject to change

Hear from current students about why they chose to study nursing at Stirling


Top 5 in Scotland for Nursing

The Guardian University Guide 2019


5 QS stars for teaching

QS World University Rankings 2018


5th in the world for campus environment

UK International Student Barometer Benchmark 2018

Questions about Clearing?

Get in touch! Our team is always happy to help, and we'll do our best to guide you through the UCAS Clearing and Adjustment process so that you can secure your place for September 2019.

We're open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Extended opening hours and online chat will also be available on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 6 August: 8am-8pm
  • Wednesday 7 August: 9am-6pm
  • Thursday 15 August: 8am-8pm
  • Friday 16 August: 8am-8pm
  • Saturday 17 August: 9am-4pm
  • Sunday 18 August: 10am-4pm
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