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Best UK Universities Rankings for Nursing 2021


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Best UK Universities Rankings for Nursing 2021

The UK's Best Universities for Future Nursing 2021 ranking offers programs for international students wishing to register and work as a nurse in the UK. The Overseas Nursing Program (ONP) can be integrated as part of the Bachelor's (Hons), Master's in International Nursing Studies by registering with the Council of Nursing Midwives (NMC) to work in the UK . The ONP course includes 400 hours of supervised practice: while studying, international students studying at UK universities are allowed to work 20 hours a week and full time during vacations.

Most nursing education programs last four years, during which time students will study a wide range of science disciplines. Internship in community and health centers will allow students to gain direct experience in the profession. Lectures, tutorials, hands-on exercises and group work will cover every aspect of nursing.

Nursing-to-be graduates find work in hospitals, clinics, private practices, and nursing facilities. Professionals in many disciplines have the opportunity to earn lucrative salaries, including some of the highest paid positions in the field:

  • Certified Nurse Anesthesiologist
  • Research Nurse
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Orthopedic nurse.

The UK's best universities for nursing 2021 allow you to choose a prestigious course and master a well-paid, in-demand profession to work abroad.

Rank Institution Entry Standards Student Satisfaction Research Quality Research Intensity Graduate Prospects Overall Score
1 Glasgow 198 4.45 3.2 0.78 98 100
2 Edinburgh 179 4.48 3.19 0.99 100 99.2
3 Cardiff 163 4 3.42 0.58 99 96.9
4 Manchester 147 4.15 3.38 0.9 98 96.3
5 Surrey 147 4.17 3.37 0.62 98 96
6 Southampton 148 3.68 3.47 0.99 99 95.9
7 York 151 4.06 3.24 0.72 96 95.7
8 Ulster 140 4.41 3.04 0.63 100 95.7
9 Birmingham 141 4.24 3.12 0.77 99 95.6
10 Liverpool 139 4.31 3.04 0.71 100 95.6
11 Northumbria 151 4.07 3.12 0.29 100 95.5
12 Portsmouth 136 4.18 3.12 0.85 100 95.4
13 Leeds 145 3.89 3.27 0.58 100 95.4
14 King's College London 147 3.76 3.33 0.59 98 95.1
15 Manchester Metropolitan 142 4.29 2.88 0.32 100 95
16 Hull 140 4.09 3.16 0.34 98 94.7
17 Queen's, Belfast 134 4.01 2.91 1 99 94.7
18 Huddersfield 137 4.24 2.85 0.43 99 94.5
19 Coventry 136 4.23 3.14 0.1 99 94.5
20 Liverpool John Moores 149 4.15 2.75 0.2 97 94.4
21 Queen Margaret 142 4.7 2.41 0.1 98 94.4
22 Keele 122 4.33 3.3 0.36 100 94.4
23 Nottingham 136 3.77 3.22 0.58 99 94.3
24 Dundee 127 4.28 3.07 0.5 99 94.3
25 City, University of London 137 4.2 3.06 0.42 96 94.3
26 Bangor 129 3.91 3.29 0.63 99 94.3
27 East Anglia (UEA) 134 3.83 3.26 0.47 99 94.2
28 Swansea 138 4.03 2.84 0.46 98 94
29 Brighton 133 3.95 3.17 0.09 99 93.8
30 Plymouth 144 3.95 2.58 0.31 98 93.7
31 Central Lancashire 140 4.04 2.63 0.31 98 93.7
32 Greenwich 127 4.12 2.62 0.8 98 93.6
33 West of Scotland 119 4.25 2.67 1 98 93.6
34 South Wales 132 4.29 2.68 0.08 99 93.5
35 Bradford 138 3.6 3.22 0.19 98 93.5
36 Lincoln 124 3.86 3.11 0.5 100 93.5
37 Stirling 120 3.81 3.3 0.58 99 93.4
38 Kingston/St George's, University of London 130 4.06 2.82 0.08 100 93.3
39 West of England, Bristol 124 4.1 3.06 0.18 98 93.2
40 Sheffield Hallam 131 3.98 2.81 0.12 98 93
41 Oxford Brookes 133 3.71 2.96 0.08 99 92.9
42 London South Bank 119 4.08 2.67 0.52 100 92.9
43 Sunderland 131 4.06 2.54 0.35   92.9
44 Bedfordshire 113 4.07 2.92 0.62 99 92.9
45 Salford 136 3.86 2.63 0.15 98 92.8
46 Northampton 124 4.05 2.14 1 99 92.8
47 Chester 124 4.07 2.29 0.77 99 92.8
48 Derby 123 4.17 2.35 0.45 100 92.8
49 Middlesex 117 4.15 2.75 0.34 99 92.6
50 Anglia Ruskin 117 4.16 2.92 0.09 99 92.6
51 De Montfort 122 4.16 2.58 0.51 96 92.6
52 Edge Hill 133 4.13 2.53 0.09 95 92.5
53 Glasgow Caledonian 113 3.97 3.11 0.18 99 92.4
54 Hertfordshire 115 4.03 2.99 0.09 99 92.3
55 Teesside 118 4.16 2.77 0.08 98 92.3
56 Birmingham City 127 3.99 2.55 0.06 98 92.2
57 Wolverhampton 126 4.08 2.54 0.43 94 92.2
58 Leeds Beckett 121 4.41 1.76 0.47 100 92.2
59 Canterbury Christ Church 122 3.99 2.56 0.1 99 92.1
60 Cumbria 123 3.99 2.5 0.04 99 92
61 Worcester 125 4.19 2 0.21 99 91.9
62 West London 127 4.2 2.16 0.17 95 91.7
63 Bournemouth 118 3.83 2.56 0.19 99 91.6
64 Staffordshire 118 4.23     99 90.9
65 Edinburgh Napier 108 3.76 2.65 0.21 96 90.6
66 Robert Gordon 118 3.96     99 90.4
67 Abertay 108 3.86     100 89.6
68 Suffolk 104 3.85     100 89.3
69 Essex 101 3.73     99 88.8
70 Buckinghamshire New 95 4.09 1.96 0.09 91 88.4
71 Bolton 118 4.33     65 86.5
72 Solent 92 3.77       86.4
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management).
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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