Adult Nursing at Kingston University - UCAS

Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Nursing and Midwifery Council

Adult Nursing

Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • We are #1 in England for General Nursing (Guardian University Guide 2024).
  • We won two awards at the 2023 Student Nursing Times Awards, including Teaching Innovation of the Year for our simulated public health elective. This was part of our annual student nursing electives programme, which was also nominated for the Best Student Experience award, where students are supported to organise their own national or international placement of their choosing.
  • Our award-winning simulation suite (Student Nursing Times Awards 2019) offers a wide range of realistic environments to learn in, including hospital wards and community settings, with service users who play patients or relatives.
  • Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.
About this course If you're looking to make a positive difference to people's lives, this course is for you. You'll gain the specialist knowledge and clinical skills needed to become a registered adult nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). The course is highly practical, giving you hands-on experience. You'll spend 50% of your time on placement in hospitals, in the community and in our skills and simulation labs developing valuable hands-on skills. You'll work with patients, carers, clinical mentors and other healthcare professionals. Placement opportunities include medical and surgical wards, oncology, ICU, A&E, coronary care, operating theatres, district nursing, GP practice nursing and integrated community teams. You'll learn in our award-winning simulation suite and experience a wide range of realistic environments, including hospital wards and community settings. The course is taught by experts in A&E, ICU, neurology, cancer and palliative care, community nursing, health visiting and mental health. They will help guide you to practice your skills in a safe and supportive atmosphere. The NMC commended the range of student engagement activities available on this course. You can engage with volunteering, fundraising, sports, societies, research and staff/student events. You'll explore concepts of nursing through arts-based education including plays, literature, museum visits, art exhibitions and drama workshops.


Examples of modules: – Collaborative Working for Adults with Long-Term Conditions – Assessment and Care Process for the Acutely Ill Person – Introduction to Professional Practice. For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston university course webpage.

Assessment method

You will undertake assessments in both theory and practice. Examples of assignments include essays, exams, posters and reports. Your clinical skills will be assessed in our simulation suites and by mentors in practice placements.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

Non-native speakers who do not have the equivalent of GCSE English at grade 4 (formerly grade C) (eg. Functional Skills Level 2 Literacy) require an IELTS score of 7.0 overall with 6.5 in writing and 7.0 in all other elements

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

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Adult Nursing at Kingston University - UCAS