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Course summary

*Transition into Adult Nursing with NMC adult nursing registration * Our accelerated, blended learning Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Nursing (Pre-Registration) course develops you into a resilient, attentive, and caring professional ready for the ever-changing and dynamic healthcare sector. We welcome graduates from any subject who can demonstrate the required level of professional experience within the healthcare sector and who are looking to develop skills, knowledge, and professionalism to make an impact on people’s lives. *Develop your person-centred approach * You will learn how to care for adult patients in any health care settings, assess their needs, to plan and deliver the most appropriate care for them, and evaluate the results. We will support you in becoming a caring and compassionate professional who delivers skilled, evidence-based care in partnership with patients, families, and communities. *Blend interactive teaching sessions with online study * Our approach allows for flexibility in learning. It combines immersive, interactive learning sessions using our brand-new on-campus facilities with virtual online learning with your tutors. You will be required to attend campus 1-2 days a week during the academic blocks. In addition, guided and independent online study will further develop your knowledge and understanding, this includes (from academic block 2) a weekly placement experience day to develop your understanding of wider healthcare delivery. Experiential learning through cutting-edge technology Our brand-new facilities offer innovative teaching methods that provide immersive learning experiences and simulation-based learning, allowing you to engage with scenario-based activity using robotic manikins, virtual reality, and actors to reflect real situations. Head of School of Nursing and Allied Health Dr Nita Muir has published international research in virtual simulation learning and Senior Lecturer James Wilson is a National Teaching Fellow with expertise in Forum theatre. Facilities include: Immersive sensory simulation space Virtual reality equipment Six-bed clinical practice area Responsive robotic mannequins Simulated community nursing settings *Work alongside our practice-experienced staff * Our skilled and expert staff are all Registered Nurses who are either academic or also clinicians in practice who will support you to achieve your learning goals. Study on a nationally-accredited course This course is accredited against the Nursing & Midwifery Council’s (NMC) 2018 standards, enabling you to be eligible to seek admission to part 1 (Adult) of the NMC register on successful completion of this two-year programme.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

Entry requirements

Undergraduate Honours Degree 2:2; GCSE Grade C/4 or higher in English language, mathematics, and science (Functional Skills English and Maths Level 2 Pass are accepted equivalents)


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7No element below 6.5

Fees and funding

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Adult Nursing at University of Chichester - UCAS