At North East Scotland College there are care courses to suit a range of learning styles, needs and interests. The aim of every course is to provide students with a detailed understanding of their chosen sector and as much hands–on experience as possible, allowing everyone to develop the confidence, knowledge, qualities and attitude needed to work in care.

The programmes at RGU, will enable you to become a confident and capable nurse who is equipped to practise effectively within hospital and community–based environments. Successful completion of the course (depending on the chosen field of practice you select when you apply) will lead to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Nurse with a mark denoting your field of practice. Graduates are eligible to register as an Adult Nurse on the Nursing and Midwifery Council Professional Register.

Listed below are the current progression routes available for Nursing & Healthcare. It's always worth taking another look as the list is updated regularly. Terms and conditions may apply.

Courses within this subject area

  • North East Scotland College
  • Robert Gordon University

If you want a career that combines challenge with the reward of doing something truly worthwhile, the allied health professions offer an exciting range of opportunities.

Team working and inter–professional practice are top priorities in the many different roles within the allied health professions, ranging from diagnostic radiographers, nurses and midwives, to pharmacists, nutritionists, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

Professional training in these areas can lead to employment within a wide variety of environments, including hospitals, clinics, sports and fitness clubs and local authorities.

We promote hands–on, practical, patient–centred training that leads to professional registration through our undergraduate courses and high quality care. You'll be taught by experienced practitioner staff who are also active researchers in their field.

Strong links with practice colleagues ensure up–to–date courses that equip our graduates to enter the workplace with specific skills attractive to domestic and international markets, and our Clinical Skills Centre allows students to develop crucial skills in a safe, realistic environment where they can draw upon as much encouragement and support from staff as they need.

State–of–the–art technology and specialist facilities include a Clinical Skills Centre, Pharmaceutical Care Centre, Human Performance Lab and Digital X–ray suite.

Professional body accreditation, plus strong links with practitioners and managers in NHS Trusts, local authorities and the private sector, place us firmly on the professional map. Our graduates enjoy high levels of employability and job security, learning the basics in local community health care as students before moving on to the first rung of the professional ladder.