Why Study BSc Nursing (Professional Practice) (Top Up) with us? Open new avenues by topping up to degree level This course enables current registered nurses to top up their qualification to degree level, opening up a whole range of new career opportunities. This 18 month top-up course is designed for qualified nurses who already hold a Dip Advanced, CertHE or DipHE qualification who want to study for an undergraduate degree. As part of your course, you’ll have the opportunity to study clinical and professional practice-related inquiry methods in order to engage in clinical and practice development. Although you’ll be in current employment, successfully completing this programme will rapidly expand your career opportunities. You’ll be able to take on specialist and leadership roles, as well as undertake further postgraduate studies. Previous graduates have gone on to work as a research nurse and clinical managers among others. Follow a path shaped by your interest As part of your degree you’ll study two modules relevant to your work. One will be based on practice enquiry, while the other is a work based project that focuses on organisational professional practice development and change. During the course you’ll develop your critical thinking and decision making skills, and you’ll also have the opportunity to reflect and analyse your own performance. As you’re a professional nurse with significant prior learning, you’ll be encouraged to be responsible for your own learning and progress. You’ll take on scenario work, as well as pre and post-sessional work to assess and build your skills. Get the support you need Our personalised approach gives you the support you need to succeed as a student. While you're an undergraduate or foundation year student, you’ll have a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. If you need support with academic writing, numeracy and library skills, we’ll be sure to provide it.
Modules - Compulsory Work Based Project (30 credits) Practitioner Inquiry (30 credits)
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
Qualifications Students admitted to this programme must be a: United Kingdom Registered Nurse with sufficient credits to meet the entry criteria of 300 credits, of which 60 must be at Level 6. These credits will be pre-accredited onto the degree pathway. The credits may be either from your initial nursing qualification alone e.g. Diploma Advanced in Nursing (or equivalent) or from a combination of your initial nursing qualification and any CPD modules you have completed (the CPD modules normally must be less than five years old).
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||With a minimum of 5.5 in each component|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading|
|PTE Academic||51||With at least 51 in all components|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|