University of Chester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Adult Nursing (including Foundation Year)

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Course summary

The course will prepare you to become a registered adult nurse and you will learn how to assess, plan and evaluate the needs of the patient with complex acute and long-term illness, promote health and wellbeing, and communicate effectively with professional colleagues and service users. You will learn to become an adaptable, flexible practitioner who will be able to lead care, supervise others and work in a demanding and rapidly changing environment. Foundation year courses have been designed for students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications needed to enter directly into the first year of a degree but who have the ability and commitment to do so.

Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this programme, please refer to the University of Chester's website.

Assessment method

Assessments include written assessments such as essays and a written exam; oral assessments such as presentations; and one-to-one oral examinations and practical assessments, including skills assessments and the ongoing practice assessment record.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B74F
Institution code:
C55
Campus name:
Chester
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must have GCSE Maths and English at grade C (grade 4) or above, or equivalent. Other vocational qualifications at Level 3 will also be considered, e.g. NVQ, QCF Diploma. Our Foundation Year courses will help you to develop the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in your chosen degree.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
51%
Student satisfaction
89%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8250 Year 1
England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Channel Islands £8250 Year 1

Additional fee information

£1,000 fee waiver bringing the fee down from £9,250 to £8,250 The tuition fee for the subsequent years of study on the full-time undergraduate degree will be charged at the undergraduate degree fee level. This fee is currently £9,250 a year for students starting in 2019 but this is subject to annual inflationary rises in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index.
Adult Nursing (including Foundation Year) at University of Chester - UCAS