School of Nursing and Midwifery

Nursing students to receive £5,000 payment a year

The Government is issuing Nursing students on courses from 2020 a payment of at least £5,000 a year, which they will not have to pay back. A further £3,000 of funding a year is available for eligible students.

Find out more about the bursary

What our students say

  • ? Staff are approachable, easy to contact and supportive, helpful as well as being passionate and experienced.
  • @ My personal tutor has given excellent support when I have reached out. Help is also available from different areas of the uni for learning.
  • ? Staff make the subjects interesting an empower you to do your best, and all are passionate about nursing.
  • @ Good access to skills labs, that are well stocked and use lots of high quality equipment.
  • ? Support from tutors and staff has always been great. They really do work hard to help with any problems.
  • @ Personal tutor has been outstanding through supporting personal issues and getting me through the course.
  • ? The course intellectually challenged me and I was able to gain in-depth knowledge.
  • @ My lecturers have a real interest in my development. I could not have asked for a better place to study.

Pre-registration and post-registration courses

Facilities within the School of Nursing and Midwifery

We are committed to shaping our students into the best nurses and midwives they can be.

Our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment help students maximise their potential and develop their core skills, preparing them to embark on exciting and rewarding careers.

Explore the facilities


Nationally and internationally significant research

Our interdisciplinary approach takes account of how services will evolve over the next few years.

We research sustainability, use of new genetic knowledge and technologies, the ageing population, use of internet and mobile technologies, changes in clinical education, contemporary nursing, and how knowledge is translated into practice and policy.

Discover more about our research.

Alumni Clinical Research Grant Scheme

A £5000 clinical research grant for Registered Nurses and Midwives who are alumni of University of Plymouth and are working in the health service across Somerset, Devon and Cornwall.

Find out more about the Alumni Clinical Research Grant  

European Network of Nursing in Higher Education (ENNE)

Would you like the opportunity to engage with nursing students from across Europe?

The School of Nursing and Midwifery offers you the opportunity to participate in this intensive programme promoting student and teacher exchange.

Find out more about ENNE

Executive Team

Programme Leads

  • Associate Professor in Mental Health Nursing (Education)
    MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Mental Health Practitioner)
  • Lecturer in Acute/Critical Care Nursing (Education)
    MSc/PgDip Advanced Critical Care Practitioner
  • Head of School
    MSc Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
    MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions)
  • Associate Professor (Education)
    MSc Contemporary Healthcare (Education)
  • Lecturer in Surgical Care Practitioner (Education)
    MSc/PgDip Surgical Care Practitioner
  • Academic Partnerships Lead - Health and Social Care Providers
    BSc (Hons) Professional Development (all pathways)
  • Associate Professor in Adult Nursing (Education)
    BSc (Hons) Critical Care and BSc (Hons) Urgent and Emergency Care

Sustainability in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

Sustainability is integral to the University of Plymouth, the city is realising the concept of the 'Sustainable University'

Nursing Sustainability by Design project wins Green Gown Award 2014

Learn more about our focus on sustainability

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The three schools of Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery and Psychology combine world-leading research and practical expertise across a wide range of scientific and practical disciplines.

Our staff and students form a diverse learning community and we are proud to support them in being themselves by celebrating how diversity enriches all of our lives.

In line with University policy, we do not tolerate bullying or harassment and we are continually working on how best to support everyone in being the best they can be.

Find out more about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion within the Faculty of Health