Nursing studies

Why should I do a dual registration nursing degree?

Studying two fields in one programme helps students develop specialist assessment and leadership skills that can enhance career prospects

Studying two fields in one programme helps students develop specialist assessment and leadership skills that can enhance career prospects

Dual registration degrees offer students the chance to study two fields in one programme, usually combining undergraduate and master’s level study in a course lasting four years. On completion, you will be registered to practise in both fields.

When were they introduced?

Dual registration has always been common in nursing but traditionally the two areas of study were kept separate rather than being integrated. Nurses looking to gain a second registration were expected to undertake a conversion course.

But in recent years, many universities have begun offering dual registration degrees as a gateway to the nursing profession. The

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