The three-year full-time degree in Nursing leads to a professional nursing qualification and eligibility to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. This is a practical, patient-centred course with equal amounts of theory and clinical practice which enables students to experience different aspects of healthcare. Spanning the rural Yorkshire Dales to inner city districts, no other area of the UK offers the rich diversity of clinical experience available through the University and its partner Trusts. Throughout your studies you will be taught by a team of professional nurses supported by other staff at the Faculty of Health Studies, and have access to a suite of purpose-built practice simulation suites, which allow you to be taught and to practise your core clinical skills, from bed making, moving patients and taking blood pressure to giving injections, ward rounds and dispensing medication, and simulation of the seriously ill person using our interactive models. The clinical wards house a variety of equipment which you would normally find in clinical practice. Following graduation and registration, nurses are expected to continue to develop their knowledge and skills, and we offer a variety of short courses and postgraduate study options which allow nurses to specialise in areas of interest. Professional accreditation This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as the statutory body and regulator of nursing and midwifery healthcare professions. We now accept NVQ Level 3 in a healthcare related discipline - you must be currently working as a healthcare assistant with 2 years’ work experience.
Year 1 Concepts of Health and Wellbeing (C) Foundations of Nursing Practice (C) Practice Placement 1 (C) Practice Placement 2 (C) Practice Placement 3 (C) Principles of Nursing (C) Year 2 Acute Care (C) Improving Public Health (C) Long Term Conditions (C) Practice Placement 4 (C) Practice Placement 5 (C) Practice Placement 6 (C) Year 3 Complex Care (C) Practice Placement 7 (C) Practice Placement 8 (C) Transition to Professional Practice (C)
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
- Nursing, Royal College of
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
As part of the selection process, we interview short-listed candidates prior to making offers. All places are offered subject to satisfactory occupational health screening and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Additional entry requirements: The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. If you are an international student and you do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto this course you may be interested in our International Certificate of Foundation Studies. English language requirements: Minimum of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent (no sub-test lower than 7.0).
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|