Glasgow Caledonian University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nursing Studies (Adult)

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Course summary

Adult nurses operate as confident, competent and compassionate practitioners, engaging in values based nursing. Become a Registered Nurse and develop skills to improve health and wellbeing of individuals, their families and communities. With a fully-equipped simulated ward area on campus and close to Scotland’s leading hospitals, studying at GCU gives you access to excellent facilities. The Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Centre, a fully equipped simulated home and hospital environment, situated on campus, is used to provide opportunities for the development and practice of clinically focused skills in a safe, supported and highly effective learning environment. You will experience a variety of clinical placements and will learn through a wide variety of methods. Clinical practice accounts for 50% of the course, including community and hospital placements as well as independent and voluntary sector experience. Upon graduation you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Course details

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B740
Institution code:
G42
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Applicants are expected to have evidence of assessed study (not work based) within the last 5 years. A reference which should be relevant within the past 9 months. For year 2 entry - HNC Care and Administrative Practice with B in the Graded Units, successful completion of 600 clinical hours but advised to achieve as close to 620 clinical hours as possible (in designated clinical area). Candidates need to obtain a minimum of 90% attendance at College and a minimum of 90% attendance at Practice Placement. Applications subject to interview and places and must be supported by the college partner.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Arranged by University

Interview

APPLICANT EVENT DAY OR ONLINE EVENT ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS - overall 7 with at least 7 in reading, listening and speaking, and 6.5 in writing

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
65%
Student satisfaction
88%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £13000 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit our website for helpful information www.gcu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/feesandfinance/tuitionfees/

Sponsorship information

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Nursing Studies (Adult) at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS