University of Huddersfield

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nursing (Adult)

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Course summary

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Whether you’d like to provide care for adults in community or acute settings, this innovative nursing degree is designed to provide a great foundation for your future career. Regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), with strong partnerships with NHS Trusts, private and voluntary organisations, as well as teaching and support from experienced lecturers, practice supervisors and assessors, this course could be a great place for you to take the first steps towards making a huge difference to people’s everyday lives.

  • Supported by a team who really understand what it’s like to be an adult nurse, you’ll learn through lectures, seminars, group work, simulation and role play.
  • You'll have opportunity to learn key clinical skills and engage in simulation-based learning within a safe environment utilising human patient simulators to enhance your confidence, competence and understanding of patient care.
  • You’ll undertake clinical placements throughout the course in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, in the community, as well as voluntary and private sectors.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to hear the experiences and viewpoints from service users and carers, who are part of the Public Partnership Group.
  • You’ll also learn how to respond to the physical, cognitive and mental health care needs of all patients and service users across their lifespan.
The course aims to help you become a confident, competent, caring and compassionate nurse. From day one, you’ll get the opportunity to learn in a supportive, forward-thinking and well-connected environment. You’ll explore all aspects of nursing, from the fundamentals of providing care to more advanced topics such as complex needs, and leadership and management. You'll develop a range of specialist skills including communication, decision-making, team working and upholding professional values, as well as practical and theoretical skills in order to help and achieve your full potential as an adult nurse and meet the NMC Standards. The Government has announced that from September 2020 new and existing students studying this course will be eligible to receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5,000 each year. Further information is available on the Government's website (https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nursing-students-to-receive-5-000-payment-a-year?) and the Council of Deans Frequently Asked Questions (https://councilofdeans.org.uk/2019/12/new-student-support-arrangements-for-healthcare-students/). As a placement provider for the course we value our partnership with the University. They ensure their student nurses are compassionate and receive high quality theory, research and evidence base that they apply to placements within our Trust. I feel the University of Huddersfield is an excellent choice for aspirant nurses. ~ Jackie Murphy, Chief Nurse, Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust, Placement provider. Professional links and accreditation: This course is regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) (http://www.nmc.org.uk/). Whilst studying this course you're currently not required to register as a member with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), however you must follow their codes of conduct.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Core modules: Becoming a Professional - Adult Nursing Introduction to Adult Nursing Nursing Practice 1 Nursing Practice 2 Understanding Knowledge and Evidence for Nursing Year 2 Core modules: Developing as a Professional Developing Critical Knowledge and Skills in Adult Nursing Developing Knowledge and Evidence for Adult Nursing Practice Nursing Practice 3 Nursing Practice 4 Year 3 Core modules: Being a Professional Enhancing Knowledge and Skills in Adult Nursing Nursing Practice 5 Nursing Practice 6 Using Evidence and Research to Enhance Adult Nursing Practice

Assessment method

The assessment methods on the course are varied and involve a combination of coursework, practice/proficiency based learning, reports, presentations and examinations. The nature of the assessment varies from module to module, and mirrors the modes of communication expected of graduates in this field, such as the ability to present to a range of audiences and provide reports to enhance the quality of care.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeB700
Institution code H60
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 120 points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications. The endorsement for practical work is an essential part of Science A-level study, and is a requirement for entry to our degree course.
A level BBB The endorsement for practical work is an essential part of Science A-level study, and is a requirement for entry to our degree course.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits M: 30 credits

NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma/Level 3 Extended Diploma at Grade B. In addition, you must have completed 12 years of general education and have GCSE English Language or English Literature and Maths at grade 4 or above, or grade C or above if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme, or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English. You must demonstrate that you have a broad understanding of adult nursing, as well as relevant work experience (employment or voluntary) highlighting your transferable skills. Offers will be subject to an interview and references. Please note all the information provided in support of your application may be checked and must be verifiable as a true record. You also need satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and occupational health clearances prior to registration on the course. We arrange these as part of the application process. You will be required to sign a self-declaration at the start of each year and at the end of the course. All police contact during the course must be reported to the course leader as a matter of urgency and may lead to suspension or termination. You may be eligible to gain accreditation for your prior learning towards this course (http://www.hud.ac.uk/hhs/apl). Please note that the course you are applying for is regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) which allows a maximum of 50% of credits for the award to be conferred through accreditation of prior learning. If you have alternative qualifications you may wish to contact us for advice before applying Please note places are limited and attainment of the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an interview or offer. You must include details of any previous study. If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/ Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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

http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/howtoapply/entryrequirements/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £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
International £18000 Year 1

Additional fee information

This information is for those applying to study at the University of Huddersfield in the academic year 2020/21. Information is subject to change resulting from the government review of higher education funding in England, and other potential policy changes. This information will be updated with 2021/22 tuition fees as information becomes available. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - http://www.hud.ac.uk/international/tuition-fees/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance. The Government has announced that from September 2020 new and existing students studying this course will be eligible to receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5,000 each year. Further information is available on: The Governments website - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nursing-students-to-receive-5-000-payment-a-year? and the Council of Deans Frequently Asked Questions - https://councilofdeans.org.uk/2019/12/new-student-support-arrangements-for-healthcare-students/

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/ The Government has announced that from September 2020 new and existing students studying this course will be eligible to receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5,000 each year. Further information is available on the Government's website (https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nursing-students-to-receive-5-000-payment-a-year?) and the Council of Deans Frequently Asked Questions (https://councilofdeans.org.uk/2019/12/new-student-support-arrangements-for-healthcare-students/).

Nursing (Adult) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS