Edinburgh Napier University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nursing (Adult)

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Course summary

Gain the professional knowledge and understanding to progress in a career at the forefront of adult nursing. Our adult nursing degree course will develop your professional knowledge and understanding in the field of nursing and its application. Taught by experts in a friendly and supportive environment, you'll put theory into practice in our state-of-the art Simulation and Clinical Skills Centre, and participate in work placements across the Lothian and Borders area in hospital and community settings. You'll gain the skills needed to demonstrate your eligibility for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), as well as a degree, including: communication and problem solving professional values nursing practice and decision making leadership, management and team working abilities. Please visit our website for full course and module details.

Course details


How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

We can only accept applications from Scottish, Rest Of UK, and Republic of Ireland applicants.

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
B740
Institution code:
E59
Campus name:
Sighthill
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Standard Year 1 Entry Requirements QQI/FETAC Level 5 Pre-Nursing Studies - Minimum of 6 Distinctions must be achieved overall. Distinctions must also be achieved in the Communication Unit and the Anatomy and Physiology Unit. B2/O3 in Ordinary Level Maths in Irish Leaving Certificate or Maths completes as part of QQI Level 5. Mature students - Adequate and appropriate previous (and recent) study is essential. Please contact us at [email protected] if you are unsure whether or not you would be eligible to apply. Relevant work experience will be considered alongside recent study. It may necessary for those with limited qualifications to undertake an Access course or other appropriate courses/studies in a Further Education setting. *Literary Subjects include: English/English Literature; History; Modern Studies; Religious, Moral & Philosophical Studies/Christian Theology; Psychology; Geography; Sociology; Health and Social Care; Law. **Science Subjects include: Biology/Human Biology; Chemistry; Physics; PE (only accepted as Higher) Interview Requirements - There will be a selection interview and all candidates must meet NMC requirements of good health and good character. Competition for places varies from year-to-year and achievement of the typical minimum entry requirements does not always guarantee shortlisting for interview or a place on the course. Deferred Applications - Please note that we cannot accept applications for deferred entry for this course.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS 7.0 overall with no component below 7.0 (excluding Writing where 6.5 is required)

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
85%
Student satisfaction
83%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
96%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website - https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate
Nursing (Adult) at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS