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Nursing (Adult Nursing)

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About this course

Accreditations and partnerships:

The UK Socrates-Erasmus Council
  • Entry year: 2016/17
  • Course code: B701
  • Applications: UCAS
  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Tariff points: 300
  • Department: Nursing and Midwifery
  • Campus: Glenside Campus, UWE Gloucester
  • Duration: Three years; September and February intakes
  • Delivery: Full-time
  • Programme leader: Phil Sayce and Jackie Hutchinson
  • Key fact: The course leads to registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Our strong links with employers, practical focus and the wide range of clinical experience offered by our academic team mean that 100% of students are in work or further study six months after graduating.


Why study BSc(Hons)/BSc Nursing (Adult)?

Working as part of a multidisciplinary professional team in hospitals and throughout the community, nurses provide care and support for patients of all ages with a variety of acute and long-term health conditions. It's a challenging but highly rewarding career and the course will give you the knowledge, skills and abilities to help improve health and wellbeing by delivering safe, effective and compassionate care.

Why study our course?

BSc(Hons)/BSc Nursing (Adult) is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and leads to registration as a nurse with the NMC. As well as learning the theory of good nursing practice and studying the subjects that underpin it, you will develop strong inter-professional and interpersonal skills and the ability to work closely with patients, their families and other healthcare professionals to support recovery from illness, injury and surgery. With fully integrated work-based training and outstanding onsite facilities, you will be taught by a dynamic, supportive team with a depth of nursing experience in many different areas.

Real-world experience

The course has a strong practical focus, incorporating case-based learning with extensive use of our Inter-professional Simulation Suite. Half your time will be spent on placements in the NHS and with specialist independent and voluntary sector employers in a mix of environments. Throughout your course, you will engage with patients, practising nurses and other healthcare professionals in placements, in class and in online learning. There are also options to develop and apply your skills working abroad.

Where it can take you

Nurses are in demand across the UK and there are many exciting career opportunities in a wide variety of roles. You could work within hospitals or in the community for the NHS, for the armed forces, in the prison service or in roles for private or voluntary sector employers.

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