School of Nursing and Midwifery

10 Reasons to Choose the School

10 reasons to make us your first choice

There are a multitude of reasons to make the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen's your first choice; from our amazing reputation and educational expertise, to our world class facilities and research calibre. 

Internationally Recognised Experts in Health Care Education

Learn from the best

The educational staff within the School are renowned across the world for the innovative activities and subject expertise.

World Class Clinical Training Environments

Learn and test your clinical skills through the use of state of the art simulation equipment.

Our revolutionary facilities allow our educators to role play scenarios in response to the students' actions. This activity takes place behind a one way mirror and provides the teaching team with the opportunity to observe and monitor the students response to the specific scenarios.

Committed to encouraging and fostering a gender balance

Proud holders of a Silver Athena SWAN Award

We are committed to creating an environment in which everyone can reach their true potential and in which male and female have equality of opportunities for career development and learning. We actively encourage males to the nursing programme to dispel the view of nursing as a female profession and to increase the number of men in healthcare.

Engaging Students Through elearning innovation

We are dedicated to providing tailored, value adding learning experiences through the integration of technology.

Students deciding to study at this School will embark on a learning experience that carefully blends innovative elearning technologies with traditional face-to-face practices in order to utilise the strengths of both. This results in students experiencing learning that is interactive, engaging, flexible and fun.

Exciting Opportunities To Travel

Student exchange programmes enrich your ability to critically compare the diverse delivery of health care and practice from a more global perspective.

As globalisation becomes increasingly important, the opportunity to study abroad, and experience another culture is a rewarding and meaningful experience. Students have the opportunity to apply for an international elective placement with the guidance and support from International co-ordinators in midwifery and each field of nursing.

Become Involved in Groundbreaking Research

Opportunities to take part and learn from leading research with internationally renowned researchers

We produce internationally excellent research that informs healthcare policy, underpins nursing and midwifery education and practice, and makes real improvements for patients and their families. Our research is remarkably interdisciplinary and focuses on two key healthcare areas: Maternal and Child Health and Supportive and Palliative Care.

Gain Insight from real service users and carers

Users and carers function as co-educators, both in terms of teaching and guiding the research focus of the school.

This initiative involves effective qualitative and consistent involvement of health service users and carers in the education and clinical development of nursing and midwifery students. The means that our teaching practices more effectively reflect the needs of contemporary healthcare.

Join engaging and vibrant Student Societies

Get involved in activities

Our time as a student nurse or midwife can be greatly enriched through our School societies. These societies take part of numerous activities throughout the year.

Feel Supported Throughout your entire learning journey

Our current students receive educational and clinical support throughout the journey.

While studying here within the School you will discover that our staff wish to help you throughout your entire educational journey.

Learn Skills Through Multidisciplinary Activity

Nurses and Midwives learn to be an integral part of a healthcare team

Within this School, multidisciplinary teams of medical students and nursing students work together during inter interprofessional learning scenarios, which include, caring for a patient with acute chest pain, head injury or breathing difficulties.