Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult) - Practice Based Pathway at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

Course summary

Course Overview Want to become a registered nurse with the convenience of practice-based learning within your local healthcare provider? This Practice-Based Pathway into Adult Nursing is workplace-based. You'll spend your placement time learning alongside practitioners and academics. You can choose from one of four healthcare providers. Why study with us

  • On this unique programme, you'll learn in small groups. We combine the delivery of theory and practice within the same week for most of the course, offering an attractive work-life balance.
  • The course is split 50/50 theory and practice, incorporating clinical skills and simulation.
  • You’ll be taught by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals academic staff.
What you'll do
  • You'll make your choice of Home Trust from the following four providers; Blackpool Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, East Lancashire Hospital NHS Trust (Blackburn and Burnley), University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust or Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Preston).
  • You'll spend your time in practice, learning alongside qualified practitioners. You'll spend one to two days a week being taught theory by Lancashire Teaching Hospital academics using a hybrid model of either face-to-face learning on campus at Preston College or via distance learning.
  • An average week will consist of a mix of theory and practice, ensuring you are always prepared and confident to take your skills out of the classroom into real-life practice.
  • This course is validated by the NMC, the nursing and midwifery regulator for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Future careers The BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult) Practice-Based Pathway will prepare you for a career as a registered nurse at your chosen local healthcare provider. During your course you'll build relationships with existing practitioners and students on your course, preparing you for a rewarding and successful career as an Adult Nurse in your local community.


Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

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

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)7with no component score less than 6.5. (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

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

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

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult) - Practice Based Pathway at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS