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.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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
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)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||IELTS 7.0 overall with no component below 7.0 (excluding Writing where 6.5 is required)|
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|