Adult Nursing at Wrexham University - UCAS

Wrexham University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Wrexham University (Prifysgol Wrecsam)

Adult Nursing

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Course summary

Nursing is a rewarding profession caring for individuals throughout their lifespan. At Wrexham Glyndwr University we will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to become a graduate and NMC registered adult nurse. *This subject area is rated 1st in Wales and 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction in the Nursing subject league tables Complete University Guide 2022. Throughout your studies, you will have a personal tutor who will support and guide you in your personal and professional development. You will also be supported by a practice educator/academic assessor/practice supervisor and practice assessor whilst you are working in the clinical environment. This is a Welsh Government Bursary-commissioned programme. A full NHS bursary, including tuition fees and a non-repayable bursary for living costs, is available for this programme providing you agree to work in Wales for two years after registration (subject to change).

  • Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  • Variety of practice learning placements offered with a number of NHS and Private providers in acute and community setting.
  • Strong commitment to the personal and professional development of students.
  • *This subject area is rated 1st in Wales and 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction in the in the Nursing subject league tables, Complete University Guide 2022.
  • Small pre-registration adult cohort student numbers."The university is small enough for you to be a name, not a number." - former student, Katy Fortune-Probert.
  • Opportunity for elective practice learning placements in year 2 and year 3 of the programme.


This programme has four core modules in each year of the programme. We use a variety of teaching and learning methods to deliver the course. For example we use interactive lectures, online forums, case studies and simulation. YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4) In year one you will focus on the fundamental care skills required to practice as a caring, kind, compassionate professional who values and respects the individual needs of the patient, family and carers. MODULES •Fundamentals of Care •Society and Vulnerability •Life Sciences •Personal and Professional Development in Nursing Practice YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5) In year two you will focus on law and ethics, care of the acute and chronically ill patient, research and person centred care. MODULES •Person Centred Nursing Practice •Achieving Quality in Healthcare using Applied Research •Meeting the needs of patients and families in acute and chronic illness •Personal and Professional Development in Legal & Ethical Context YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6) In year three you will focus on managing change, empowering service users and carers, applied bioscience and personal and professional development to prepare you for becoming a registered nurse. MODULES •Quality Improvement and Managing Change •Empowering Service Users and Carers (Adult Field) •Applied bioscience and Adult Nursing practice (Adult Field) •Personal and Professional Development Adult Nursing (3) The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment method

Satisfactory completion of the following: •You need to achieve a minimum of 2300 hours theoretical and 2300 clinical practice to become a registered nurse with the NMC. •A portfolio of clinical competencies. • A range of theoretical assessments are used in each year of the programme. These include: essays, presentations, case studies, drug calculation and anatomy and physiology exam. Academic tutorial support including disability support are available with every module. Teaching and learning Placements will be available in Shropshire (Oswestry and Shrewsbury) only for 2019 entry. Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential. We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.






Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not currently available to those requiring a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Wrexham Glyndwr University takes into account a variety of qualifications and experience when considering applications to our programmes. If you are unsure if the qualifications you currently hold will be accepted for entry, or if you're not sure you'll achieve the required UCAS Tariff points, please contact us at [email protected] for further advice and guidance.

Additional entry requirements


Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Adult Nursing at Wrexham University - UCAS