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 work with adults of all ages. Your adult nursing career can be as varied or as specialised as you choose. Whichever career route you follow, at UEA you’ll receive the very best education so that you can go on to provide high-quality adult nursing care. On the BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing programme at UEA, you’ll combine first-hand clinical experience with academic study. You’ll join a supportive and dynamic community of students, who will go on to become sought-after healthcare professionals. You’ll gain the skills, experience and knowledge required to prepare you to provide expert care as a qualified nurse. You’ll learn to provide nursing care for adults who have acute and long-term health conditions. At UEA 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’ll 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. UEA’s comprehensive programme includes working in partnership with other healthcare professional students, gaining a unique insight into a range of perspectives and approaches. This will enable you to develop the collaborative and adaptable approach that is essential to a successful nursing career. We also offer a wide range of placements including hospitals, community, public health and specialist units. Additionally, you’ll have access to our excellent facilities including an anatomy suite, up to date simulation skills rooms, technology and equipment. Our adult nursing students 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, the Adult Nursing degree provides rigorous education, varied placement opportunities and is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider’s website:

How to apply

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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 English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C UEA are committed to ensuring that Higher Education is accessible to all, regardless of their background or experiences. One of the ways we do this is through our contextual admissions schemes – please see our website for further information. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website

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 of 7.0 in reading, speaking and listening and 6.5 in writing)

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing). We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details:

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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