University of Derby Nursing Top Up

University of Derby logo

University of Derby Nursing Top Up

Nursing Studies BSc (Hons) Top-Up degree

If you already hold a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Nursing Studies, top up your qualification to a full BSc honours degree with this online nursing course, and fit study easily around your career, personal or family commitments.

University of Derby Nursing Top Up, Accredited by the RCN

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 31 August 2019.

If you do not have a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or meet the academic entry requirements but are still registered and in practice as a nurse, you may be eligible to complete our Certificate of Credit in Health and Social Care studies to gain 20 credits to achieve a Level 5 qualification and academic skills that will allow entry onto the online BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies Top-Up degree programme providing you meet all additional entry criteria.

To ensure you are continuing to meet the requirements to practice safely and effectively we have updated our online learning materials and modules so you can demonstrate good practice and knowledge, using transferable skills needed for you to provide the right care when it’s needed most.

We’ve developed cutting edge online learning materials for areas of practice that include; Care of the Surgical Patient; Asthma; Diabetes; Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care; Minor Injuries; Advanced Concepts in Palliative Care; Infection Control and Partnerships in Dementia Care, that can be taken as part of the online BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies Top-Up degree, or studied independently as part of your continuing professional development (CPD).