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Course overview The FdSc Nursing Associate course is two years in length, is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and will lead to registration with the NMC as a Nursing Associate. The course has been carefully co-designed with the student body, practice learning partners, researchers and service users and carers to provide you with the knowledge, skills and professional attributes that will enable you to meet nursing proficiencies as required by the NMC. These proficiencies are expected of nursing associates and will form the basis of your professional practice. Why study with us
- The trainee nursing associate role is proving to be an exciting addition to the nursing workforce and successful completion of this course will ensure you are eligible to apply for initial registration as a Nursing Associate with the NMC.
- The course is based on exciting and innovative teaching, utilising technology, superb clinical skills facilities and interdisciplinary education.
- FdSc Nursing Associate is ranked 5th in the North West with 98% of students in graduate-level work or further study after graduating (Complete University Guide 2021)
Year 1: Society, Health and Nursing Associate Care & Nursing Associate Practice 1. Year 2: Essentials of Nursing Associate Care & Nursing Associate Practice 2.
Assessment is mapped to the curriculum and occurs throughout the programme to determine student progression. A range of formative and summative assessment methods are used including: Peer assessment and feedback, Practice based/Simulation observational assessment, Presentations, Student negotiated project, Reflective narratives, Examination, Written assignments, Assessment methods will include service user and carer contribution wherever possible.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||Overall score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing alongside a minimum of 7.0 in reading, listening and speaking (to have been taken within 2 years before the course commencement date).|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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