Nursing courses

The School of Health and Social Work has a long-established reputation as a centre for excellence for healthcare education.

In the field of Nursing we offer a variety of courses that cover the following areas:


This is an exciting time to embark on a career in nursing. The profession's contribution to health care is expanding, providing an increasing range of career opportunities for the graduate nurse.


If you are a qualified nurse or other health professional looking to extend your educational qualifications and enhance your skills, you can choose from a wide range of courses from stand-alone modules to Bachelor's and Master's degrees.

Whatever post-registration course you choose it will challenge you academically and provide you with a solid foundation in evidence-based practice. The key benefit of the post-registration courses is that you can still develop your skills and knowledge while continuing to work and earn.

Who are they for?

We have designed post-registration nursing courses both for those who have studied at diploma level or who haven't studied at all for some time.

They are suitable for a variety of qualified nurses and health professionals such as:

  • qualified nurses - adult, child, learning disability and mental health branch
  • community and public health qualified nurses working in community settings
  • nursing and specialist community public health mentors