University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Nursing and Midwifery Council

Nursing with Registered Nurse - Adult (Postgraduate Entry)

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Course summary

Course Overview Our Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult) course will enable you to develop the core skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours that are essential when you’re caring for adults who are experiencing health difficulties. Why study with us

  • As a UK student on this programme you'll be eligible for a £5,000 NHS Learning Support Fund. This doesn’t have to be paid back after finishing your degree.
  • The curriculum addresses National Benchmarks and is split between 50% theoretical study and 50% practical clinical experience.
  • You’ll have access to outstanding facilities, including high specification clinical skills laboratories fitted with state-of-the-art equipment, including anatomage medical dissection tables.
What you'll do
  • Our course is made up of 50% practice and 50% theory and you’ll be allocated to one of several NHS Trusts within our region as your base.
  • Your clinical placements will be interspersed throughout your two years and you will be supervised, assessed and supported by relevant health care professionals. You’ll work alongside practice supervisors and be expected to work a range of different shift patterns across a 24 hour, seven day period.
  • You’ll gain a dual academic and professional qualification on completion of this programme.
Future careers Our well-established adult nursing programmes produce highly employable graduates. An impressive 98% of our adult nursing undergraduates have gone onto employment or further study within six months (HESA 2018). Our Nursing programme prepares you for a future career as a registered nurse who’s equipped with the skills, knowledge and compassion required to deliver outstanding care to adults experiencing acute and complex health issues.


Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Grade C/4 or above in Maths and English or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications accepted are Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English and Adult Literacy Level 2 and Adult Numeracy Level 2. 2.2 (Hons) degree and relevant level study and work experience for required RPL. RPL can be demonstrated by providing evidence of having undertaken and learned from a minimum of 800 hours relevant work as a health care assistant, support worker, voluntary or other caring responsibilities in relevant field plus evidence of study commensurate with level 7 that will meet year 1 learning outcomes. The intention to apply for recognition of prior learning must be made on application to the course and more details about RPL application and evidence requirements will be provided following successful completion of an interview.

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

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Nursing with Registered Nurse - Adult (Postgraduate Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS