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Course summary

This BSc Adult Nursing degree will give you the knowledge and skills you need to provide evidence-led and compassionate nursing care to adults. Your learning at the University of Southampton will be supported by world-class educators and researchers. You will study: the science that underpins nursing the evidence base behind the nurse's role how nurses promote health and help people maintain health and well-being You'll develop practice skills through a range of nursing placements, and benefit from simulated practice and clinical skills teaching. You will also learn with and from students of other health professions. Ranked 10th in the UK for nursing (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022), our teaching will develop you as an autonomous lead professional within the adult nursing field.


We have a varied range of modules for all years. Examples of core modules for year one will include: An Introduction to Professional Practice (BSc) Applied Health Science for Nursing Practice Foundations of Health Sciences for Nursing Practice Fundamental Aspects of Care Global and Public Health Person Centred Nursing Care Part 1 Practice Placement 1 for BSc and MN Part 1 Practice Placement 2 for BSc and MN For full list of all modules available, please visit the course page:

Assessment method

You'll be assessed throughout this degree in a variety of ways, including through: essays, coursework, written exams and practical exams. In addition, your placement experience will also count towards your final degree classification.

Professional bodies

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 from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: Minimum of GCSE Maths and English Language (A*-C or 4-9). GCSE Science (A*-C or 4-9) also required if not offered as a level 3 qualification. Certain GCSE equivalent qualifications will be considered. FETAC / QQI Level 5 120 Credits: Pass in every module, with distinction essential in at least 5 modules including Human Growth and Development (or Biology), Anatomy and Physiology and Nursing Theory.Applicants are also required to hold Ordinary Maths and English at O4 or higher. Certain FETAC modules will be accepted in lieu of these. You may be required to attend a selection day and complete satisfactory Occupational Health and Police Checks. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

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

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)7with a minimum of 7.0 in Listening, Reading & Speaking and with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see our website for further details and updates : This course is only available to applicants who are considered Home for Fee purposes.
Nursing Adult at University of Southampton - UCAS