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The BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing degree prepares students for a fulfilling and rewarding career at the forefront of of modern healthcare, caring for adults of all ages who have suffered accidents and been injured, acquired infections and developed diseases or have a range of healthcare needs. Upon successful completion, graduates are eligible to apply for professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. City students benefit from clinical placements at London’s leading healthcare Trusts. Placements will occur in settings including hospital wards, specialist units, community and rapid response teams, acute and emergency departments, GP practices and within patients’ homes. This range of placements helps students develop the skills and confidence to deal with the many different environments Adult Nurses work in. This course is taught through a combination of classroom theory, simulated practice and clinical placements. Simulated practice takes place at our state of the art Clinical Skills Centre, a facility designed especially for students to practice their skills in a safe environment. Career prospects are excellent for City BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing graduates, with many securing employment within leading Healthcare trusts; Barts Health NHS Trust, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust. This degree prepares you for a fulfilling and rewarding career at the forefront of modern healthcare. City is ranked 1st in London for student satisfaction in Nursing (Complete University Guide 2020).
The first year focuses on the foundations for nursing and considers the psychological, social and biological factors influencing health. Students also undertake practice placements. In the second year, students focus on person-centred care and explore this theme in the context of acute and long-term care. Students can also pursue specific clinical interests on a two-week elective practice placement in addition to course clinical placements. Students can choose one elective module to study alongside core modules. In the final year, the emphasis is on leading and managing in professional practice and becoming a proficient practitioner. Students undertake a 6,000-word dissertation. As part of the clinical placement experience, students spend the final 12 weeks of the course in practice and have a placement base and opportunities to identify practice experiences with their practice supervisors and assessor.
Students are assessed using a variety of methods, depending on module choices:
- Practice Assessment Document (PAD): used to demonstrate achievement of practice competencies and also to record the number of hours of practice experience
- Written assignments, including essays: these may take the form of care studies.
- Written examinations.
- Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCEs): practical skills assessments.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
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
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Literacy and Numeracy tests at Key Stage Level 3 standard. Example papers can be found at: http://www.city.ac.uk/health/selection-day
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Fees and funding
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