Nursing (Adult) at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS

Course summary

Overview Adult nursing is a fantastic career choice if you are committed, compassionate and keen to support and work in partnership with adults of all ages. Your adult nursing career can be as varied or as specialised as you choose. Whichever career route you take, at UEA you will receive the very best education so that you can go on to provide high-quality adult nursing care. You will join a supportive and dynamic community of students, who will go on to become sought-after healthcare professionals. About This Course On the BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing programme at UEA, you’ll combine first-hand clinical experience with academic study. You’ll gain the skills, experience and knowledge required to prepare you to provide high quality nursing practice as a qualified nurse. You’ll develop the skills and knowledge to provide nursing care for adults who have acute and long-term health conditions. We take an inclusive approach to adult nursing to ensure that you can help meet the needs of the UK’s diverse adult population, including caring for people with mental health needs and people with learning disabilities who use adult health services. In addition to learning how to look after adults who are unwell, you will also learn about your own health and wellbeing, and how to support people to develop and maintain healthy behaviours, contributing to their health and wellbeing throughout adulthood. Your programme includes partnership working with other healthcare students, gaining unique insight into other professional perspectives. This will enable you to cultivate the collaborative and adaptable approach that is essential to a successful nursing career. Your studies will be split 50/50 between theory and practice, developing a robust understanding of the evidence base and skills required to provide optimum person-centred care. You will graduate able to meet the physical, cognitive, emotional and social needs of adults, with a variety of clinical conditions and complex health challenges, in a wide range of healthcare settings. With the NHS Constitution at its core, our Adult Nursing degree provides rigorous training, fantastic placement opportunities and is fully approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Highlights of Adult Nursing at UEA:

  • Wide range of placements including hospitals, community and specialist units.
  • Partnership working with other healthcare professional students.
  • In your final year, you will participate in a five-week professional development placement. The practice area can be of your choice, with the option to apply for an international placement.
  • As a final year student, you will choose one module to study from a range of options that will give you an insight into an area of nursing that interests you.
  • Excellent facilities including anatomy suite, up to date simulation skills rooms and equipment. Exploration of contemporary practice in small seminar groups
  • Highly supportive culture
  • Highly motivated students
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE requirements: GCSE grade 4 or C in English Language and Mathematics. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website or email [email protected]

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks



Offers will be made to applicants after completion of successful interviews, and will be subject to a satisfactory occupational health check (including evidence of appropriate immunisations), an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and two satisfactory references. We will let you know what you need to do (and when) to meet these conditions if you are successful in gaining an offer. As this course includes patient facing placements in health or social care settings, and these are a mandatory component of the course, you will need to comply with the placement vaccination policy. Failure to meet the placement vaccination policy may prevent you from joining the course or may lead to your withdrawal from the course in the future. Future employment may also be subject to this condition.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)7We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing): • IELTS: 7.0 overall (minimum 7.0 in each component)

We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details.

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £20600 Year 1

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

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee, whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
Nursing (Adult) at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS