Ranked 11th in The Complete University Guide 2022, Nursing at Birmingham provides you with the opportunity to experience nursing in one of the largest health care regions in the UK. Delivered in partnership between the university and renowned Birmingham healthcare organisations, this course will prepare you for safe and contemporary practice and employment as a registered nurse in adult nursing practice. You will learn biological, pharmacological and social sciences, nursing theories, systems, processes and an advancing range of nursing skills that enable you to lead, manage and deliver effective person centered nursing practice. You'll also study medicines management including the completion of safe drug calculation. Empathy with how patients, caregivers and the public experience healthcare and knowledge of how this is evaluated and continuously improved is a key component. Emphasis is placed on developing your ability to research and study independently and with colleagues and to reflect and reason systematically in a critical and evidence based way. Your first year is designed to develop your understanding of holistic healthcare and nursing practice with people across the lifespan and from the perspective of all fields of practice. You will therefore share learning with students from all fields of practice and undertake placements and simulated practice experience with children, adults and the elderly. Learning and teaching is designed to support your personal and professional development through interactive, formative and personalised approaches and through the supportive use of digital technology.
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How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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