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As a nurse you can make a huge difference to people's health and wellbeing. Offered in partnership with the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, the University of Bolton’s Nursing (Adult) degree aims to give you the experience and skills to join this demanding yet deeply rewarding career. The University of Bolton’s Nursing (Adult) degree, offered in partnership with Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, is designed to prepare you for a successful career caring for people over 18. There is a shortage of qualified nurses in the UK, so the career opportunities are excellent. You’ll spend 50% of your time in practice learning experience at our partner trust and study at the university will complement and enhance your learning in the workplace. We’ll support you as you learn to care for adults with acute and long-term illnesses, in hospital and at home, and gain expertise in health promotion and disease prevention. Together with our partner trust, we’ll work to prepare you to become a confident, professional nurse, able to deliver and lead adult care within an ever-changing health and social care environment. On successful completion of the nursing qualification, you’ll possess the knowledge and skills you need to perform as an independent, highly competent, compassionate nurse who can be trusted to maintain professional standards and assure the protection of the public. If you’re an ambitious nursing associate or assistant practitioner you may be able to join this course at Level 2 (HE5) and top-up your existing foundation degree to achieve the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) in two years or less. This is a popular route for healthcare practitioners that recognises and values prior learning and experience. The top-up option is a well-recognised pathway to career advancement.
Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.
Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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!
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|Campus name||University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please note this course is not open to International applicants.
|UCAS Tariff||104 points||Your Level 3 subjects must include a health and social care related subject; for instance, A-level Biology or BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. Science, Psychology and other related subjects may be acceptable – please contact us for details. General Studies and Critical Thinking are not acceptable. You must also have at least five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English Language, Mathematics and, preferably, Science. Please contact us for a list of acceptable GCSE equivalents. Qualifications gained outside England and Wales will be assessed on an individual basis according to guidance by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). If you have successfully completed an FdSc Nursing Associate programme approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council or FdA Health and Social Care (Assistant Practitioner) qualification, you may be eligible to apply for exemptions towards the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult). If you apply to join the degree at Level 2 (HE5), you may make a claim for recognition of prior learning (RPL) up to a maximum of 50% of the programme. Please note that you’ll be required to produce a portfolio of evidence towards this RPL claim.|
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Health Professions Admissions Test (HPAT)
Applicants are expected to complete a literacy test and two numeracy tests.
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Group work activity and presentation. Applicants will be expected to take part in a group activity with other applicants.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band (or equivalent).|
We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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