We offer degrees in mental health nursing, adult nursing, and children's nursing,

including opportunities to complete an honours degree or masters degree in 3 years for suitably qualified applicants.

Choose nursing at the University of Dundee - apply through UCAS

Study nursing at the University of Dundee School of Nursing and Health Sciences in adult, children's or mental health nursing. 

If you already have a degree in another subject, you may be able to complete an MSc, and get nursing registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, in 3 years. We also offer honours degrees in 3 years to applicants who qualify for year 2 entry to University.

Our Undergraduate programmes are rated very highly by our students, with overall satisfaction of 95% in 2016. The University has excellent teaching facilities, and you will spend significant time in our clinical skills centres. All programmes provide both an academic and professional qualification - registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Mental Health Nursing - BSc, BSc (hons) and MSc

Mental Health Nurses work in the complex and fascinating field of mental health and the management of mental health loss. The programme provides students with the ability to assess, manage and treat clients with mental health issues and their carers.

Adult Nursing - BSc, BSc (hons) and MSc

Adult nurses care for all those over the age of sixteen years who have a physical health problem. Nurses work as part of a multidisciplinary team in a wide variety of settings including hospitals, the community and within the independent sector providing long-term care.

Children's Nursing - BSc, BSc (hons) and MSc

The role of the child nurse includes promoting health, minimising illness and protecting children who are vulnerable. They also work with the parents and other family members of the children in their care.

Interested in Learning Disability nursing?

The University of Dundee is in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University to offer support for local (Fife, Angus, Perthshire and Dundee) students who wish to undertake learning disability nursing. Our admissions tutors would be happy to talk to you about this, or visit the Edinburgh Napier University website. For more information about Learning Disability nursing in Scotland, visit the Learning Disability Nursing website.


What is nursing really like? Have you heard that nurses are "Too Posh to Wash" - read this poem created by some of our year 3 students.

Have a question?

If you have a question, then please contact our admissions tutors:  NM-AdmissionsTutors@dundee.ac.uk