Adult Nursing at City, University of London - UCAS

Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing degree prepares students for a fulfilling and rewarding career at the forefront 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 2nd in London for Nursing (The Complete University Guide 2022 and 2023)


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. In the final year, the emphasis is on leading and managing in professional practice. Students undertake a dissertation. As part of the clinical placement experience, students spend the final 450 hours of the course in practice and have a placement base and opportunities to identify practice experiences with their practice and academic assessors.

Assessment method

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.
- Dissertation: this final project enables students to choose a relevant topic of interest and demonstrate an in depth knowledge of this.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, we will require evidence of English language proficiency

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £30700 Year 1
International £30700 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Adult Nursing at City, University of London - UCAS