Adult Nursing at Birmingham Newman University - UCAS

Course summary

Our programme is developed in partnership with our skilled academic staff, clinical practice partners and experts by experience. The course at Newman University, puts people at the centre of care delivery. As a nursing student at Birmingham Newman University you will develop into a professional nurse who can assess and manage the health needs of people, at some of the most challenging times of their lives. Our aim is support your development into a graduate nurse who is able to work flexibly across a range of healthcare settings and meet the health needs of the whole person. We will work with you on your development to help you become a skilled, knowledgeable, emotionally intelligent nurse, able to lead and co-ordinate compassionate, evidence-based, person- and family-centred care while working as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team. As a student nurse with Newman University, you will gain theoretical and practice knowledge to develop a range of key skills. This will include: exploring the evidence that underpins person- and family-centred care; professional values; self-leadership; and the role of the registered nurse. As you progress through the programme you will explore evidence-based complex care incorporating a wide range of research, skills, team leadership and principles of coordinating care. You will be supported to build on your previous learning and develop proficiency in adult nursing. The modules you study will develop you as a leader who uses research-informed critical thinking to co-ordinate care, supervise other health professionals and gain confidence in the safe management of medication. You will have individual support throughout the programme through a named personal tutor. The tuition will enrich your learning experiences and will enable you to reflect meaningfully on your practice and the development of your individual field identity. As part of the course you will be provided with practice placements to help you develop your nursing skills and knowledge in a variety of settings. Your placement learning experiences may be within community, hospital or home environment settings and at a location anywhere within the West Midlands and potentially into neighbouring counties. You should be aware that placements are valuable learning experiences and cannot be chosen. While on placement you will be supported, supervised and assessed by practice and academic staff to develop your knowledge and skills. Whilst on the course you will benefit from some of the best university facilities of their kind, including clinical skills suites and our state-of-the-art immersive suite. Our BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing course has been designed to comply with the new Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards (2018) (subject to approval by the NMC and university accreditation) meaning that successful completion of this course will make you eligible to apply to be registered on the NMC register as an Adult Nurse. Why choose Birmingham Newman University? • Funding - Nursing students will receive at least £5,000 a year in additional funding for maintenance and associated study costs. • You will benefit from our new state of the art clinical simulation and immersive suites. • We offer smaller class sizes and excellent academic and pastoral support for our students • You will have the opportunity to study on an inter professional basis alongside other nursing and allied health students. • Birmingham is one of the UK’s most diverse cities outside of London, which provides you with a wide variety of experience that will be valuable to take forward into your future career. • Student finance - have you already had a student loan to study an undergraduate degree but would like to do a second degree in nursing, midwifery or the allied health professions? You may still be eligible for funding

Modules

Please see the Birmingham Newman University website for details.

Assessment method

Please see the Birmingham Newman University website for details.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B740
Institution code:
N36
Campus name:
Birmingham Newman University
Campus code:
N

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is currently unable to accept applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE/IGCSE English language and Mathematics grades 9-4/A*-C or equivalent. Please refer to the Birmingham Newman University website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Health checks

As part of the Health Clearance Checks, you are required to provide information about your immunity and vaccination status for this course. Candidates must prove they have been immunised against Rubella, Tuberculosis and Hepatitis B. We strongly recommend that all successful applicants (unless exempt on medical grounds) receive a full course of COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations before commencing the course. Candidates must receive a satisfactory occupational health clearance before commencing the course.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments).
Adult Nursing at Birmingham Newman University - UCAS