Develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to provide safe and effective nursing care. With a person-centred approach, you will develop clinical and leadership skills to provide the best possible patient care for adults. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to apply to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to practise as a registered adult nurse in a range of diverse health and social care settings. As a student, the experience you gain will allow you to pursue a range of pathways, with exposure to patients from other areas including mental health and learning disability nursing. Opportunities within nursing are vast: working clinically, becoming a manager, working in a research environment, working abroad and in education. Nursing is a demanding profession which requires hard work, commitment, the ability to problem solve, work independently and contribute to care as part of a team. This demanding route is designed to meet the needs of highly motivated graduates, looking to rapidly advance their career within the nursing profession. This course has been closely developed with local trust partners to reflect the increasing and rapidly changing requirements in patient care provision. The course is split 50% in a clinical practice environment and 50% in the academic setting of the University. As well as graduating with a Master’s degree, upon successful completion you will be apply to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and practice as a registered nurse in the field of adult nursing.
All candidates must hold an Honours degree (Bachelor) at 2:2 or above. The degree should be in a health related subject or other subject where your degree has transferable skills that support you becoming a nurse (degrees in biological science, social science, psychology and health studies are particularly relevant). Candidates must have GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English. Applicants who are not from the UK are required to have an English Language Qualification IELTS level score of 7 or above. Post graduate applicants will have to demonstrate a minimum of 770hrs experience (paid or unpaid) in a health care setting in order to establish caring attributes, commitment and resilience for a career in nursing. This will be mapped against the progression point 1 criteria stipulated by the NMC (2010); Applicants must demonstrate competence through completing a reflective portfolio in order to meet the NMC requirements for a shortened course and fulfil the NMC requirements of accreditation of prior learning. All offers are subject to a successful values based interview, satisfactory occupational health report and receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) certificate. Applicants will also be required to provide satisfactory personal statement and reference (academic or employer).
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