BSc in Nursing Studies (Top-up)



12-24 months
(16–28 months if students are required to complete an additional module to meet entry requirements)


15 December 2019




Monthly Fee: $400**
Full Fee: $6,990

The Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing Studies (Top Up) from Edinburgh Napier University is for professionals who hold a diploma or a certificate in Nursing, work in the field of nursing, and want to top up their nursing qualifications towards a full Bachelor degree in Nursing Studies.

This distance learning bachelor programme comprises of 5 compulsory modules, designed to enhance the student's knowledge of evidence based practice and help them develop an analytical approach to integrated healthcare practice.

The nursing degree programme is developed in collaboration with an inclusive community of registered nurses, healthcare professionals and nursing managers to include the most contemporary knowledge in the field of Nursing and Healthcare, which can be effectively applied to any nursing practice.

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The BSc Nursing (Top-up) programme is consistent with contemporary nursing practice, allowing students to develop their skills and knowledge to further advance in their chosen sphere of nursing and healthcare practice.

Along with academic support from dedicated tutors, the virtual learning platform offers students the opportunity to interact and network with fellow practitioners from across the globe.

All learning material is accessible via the virtual learning platform as well, giving students the flexibility to study at a time and place convenient to them.

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All entrants to the BSc Nursing Studies programme must be currently registered as a Nurse with a recognised nursing regulatory body and hold a Nursing qualification, and have at least 2 years relevant working experience

Entry with a Diploma in Nursing

If your Nursing qualification is a Diploma which included study at FHEQ level 5 you will only be required to complete the five core modules.

NOTE: If you do not have evidence of completing a diploma in Nursing to FHEQ Level 5, you will be required to successfully complete the Professional Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare module, after which you can then progress through the remainder of the programme

Entry with other Nursing qualification
  • Other Nursing qualifications will be considered.
  • Depending on your previous study you will be advised how many modules you will be required to study to ‘top-up’ to degree, and you may be required to successfully complete an additional module prior to progressing through the remainder of the programme. This module will enable you to enhance and develop your academic skills and prepare you for study on the five core modules.

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Graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Studies can open doors to opportunities in the field of healthcare, where the skills and knowledge gained from this programme can be practiced for further strengthening professional profile within the industry.

** Please contact your consultant for the updated instalment plan