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Course summary

Our four-year undergraduate Nursing – Dual Award course gives you practice experience in two different fields of nursing as well as developing your leadership skills in a research-informed way, ultimately providing the opportunity to register as a nurse in two fields. This MSci – an integrated master’s – is run alongside, and integrates, with our BSc (Hons) Nursing programme. You will learn together with students from different fields of nursing (Adult, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Child) and have tailored support to help you achieve the Level 7 elements of the course in year four. As a dual award course, you will spend time on placement in different hospital and clinical settings across the West Midlands area to help you qualify in your chosen fields of nursing. The course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and you will be able to apply for Registered Nurse status in two fields of nursing on successful completion of the course. You could also gain 120 credits at Level 7 which you could use towards a Master's in future. The reference to ‘dual award’ indicates the professional NMC dual registration you will be eligible for on successful completion.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
1044
Institution code:
B25
Campus name:
City South Campus, Edgbaston
Campus code:
E

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If an applicant is studying an Access qualification or has already achieved an acceptable Level 3+ qualification, but is missing an acceptable Level 2 qualification, then they will be asked to complete Functional Skills Level 2 Maths and/or English Language (as applicable) by the 31st July alongside the GCSE they are studying.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.bcu.ac.uk/courses/nursing-adult-bsc-hons-2020-21

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5Applicants who have not received their secondary school education in English will require an overall IELTS score of 6.5, with no subtest below 6

f English is studied at GCSE Level but as a second language, IELTS must be completed to qualify for UK L2 requirement.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
89%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
94%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Nursing - Adult and Learning Disabilities (Dual Award) at Birmingham City University - UCAS