Nursing Studies (Adult) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

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Course summary

Available for September or January intakes. Course overview: Make a positive difference to patients with physical, emotional and social care needs, in hospital and community settings. You develop emotional intelligence, clinical decision-making and interpersonal skills, and your ability to provide high-quality person-centred compassionate nursing in a safe and caring environment. This course reflects the changing and challenging nature of providing healthcare in the 21st century and the evolving and diverse role of the adult nurse. Leadership is embedded throughout the course, recognising the crucial role nurses play in moving practice forward. You focus on mental health and cognitive issues impacting health. Benefit from shared learning across all four fields of practice (adult, child, mental health and learning disabilities nursing) throughout the course. You spend 50% of the course in theory settings and 50% in practice settings in hospital and community settings benefitting from the quality of our partnerships with placement providers and service users. On placement you participate in a shift pattern rota, and work weekends and undertake night duties. On graduation you will be eligible for registration with the regulator of Nursing, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as an adult nurse. This can lead to a range of exciting and rewarding career opportunities as an adult nurse. Please note 100% attendance is expected during this course. Top reasons to study this course 1. Experienced teaching team: benefit from the practical and academic expertise of our teaching team, who have a collective wealth of experience as adult nurses. 2. Industry-standard facilities: our facilities mirror aspects of clinical practice placements, including a dedicated ward lab where simulated mannequins mimic real clinical situations, preparing you for the role. 3. Financial support: study this course and you may be eligible for a £5,000 maintenance grant each year from the NHS Business Service Authority. Visit our course page to find out more. After the course: A diverse range of career opportunities are available within the NHS and private sectors in the UK and overseas. This course has been designed to prepare you for the challenges and demands of contemporary and future nursing, health and social care practice. It also provides a stepping stone from which you can further develop your expertise in the fields of nursing practice, leadership, research, education and consultancy.


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Assessment method

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Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Successful interview, completed work-based risk assessment, Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and satisfactory references required. Visit Teesside University's course page for detailed shortlisting and interview criteria.

Additional entry requirements


Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Nursing Studies (Adult) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS