Adult Nursing (18 months) at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS

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Course summary

This course is a shortened course suitable for applicants that have completed a Foundation Degree (NMC Accredited) in Nursing. Places on this course are limited and availability may vary annually. A nurse needs to be able to assess care needs then plan implement and evaluate care for people with a wide range of illnesses. This calls for excellent communication skills and compassion as well as specialist knowledge and nursing skills all of which you acquire from this degree. Why choose this course?

  • Develop the practical skills knowledge attitudes and behaviours needed to nurse adults professionally and compassionately
  • Learn with a team of lecturers who are all experienced registered nurses. In practice settings you are supervised by practitioners trained to support your learning
  • Benefit from University facilities that include new simulation labs with state-of-the-art medical mannequins so you can experience real-life scenarios in a safe and supported environment
  • Successful completion of the course leads to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council allowing you to practise as an adult nurse in accordance with the NHS Constitution (see below)
The NHS Constitution brings together details of what staff patients and the public can expect from the National Health Service. It sets out the principles and values that guide how the NHS should act and make decisions. The NHS Constitution states that the NHS 'aspires to the highest standards of excellence and professionalism'. Applicants are expected to demonstrate their understanding and application of these values throughout the selection process.


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Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must have completed, or be working towards, a Foundation Degree (NMC Accredited) in Nursing and GCSEs at grade 4 (or grade C if taken before 2016) in English language or English literature and mathematics (or equivalent). If you would like to check if you would be qualified for our course please contact the Admissions Team.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks



In addition applicants should have or be working towards five GCSEs at grade 4 (or grade C if taken before 2016) including English language or English literature and mathematics (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Thursday 17 August 08:00-20:00 Friday 18 August 08:00-20:00 Saturday 19 August 10.00–16.00 Sunday 20 August 10.00–16.00 Monday 21 August 09.00–17.00 Tuesday 22 August 09.00–17.00 Wednesday 23 August 09.00–17.00 Thursday 24 August 09.00–17.00 Friday 25 August 09.00–17.00 Open Day Bookings here: Apply Online here:

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Adult Nursing (18 months) at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS