Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Adult Nursing

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Course summary

TEF Silver

Leeds Beckett University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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Immerse yourself in a physically, intellectually and emotionally challenging course that will prepare you for a rewarding career. Spending 50 per cent of your time on practice placements, you will develop the practical skills needed to care for adults with acute and long-term illnesses across a variety of settings. You will come to understand your obligations in terms of your professional behaviour and conduct, and develop the expertise and confidence needed to become a registered nurse responsible for leading and coordinating care. Learning alongside students studying related healthcare professions such as physiotherapy, social work and dietetics will give you a wider understanding of the multidisciplinary nature of care provision. We are the best university in England to study nursing based on student satisfaction levels*. *Nursing Times analysis of the National Students Survey 2017, which revealed 98 per cent of our nursing students were satisfied with their course. Clinical Skills Suite The £1 million suite has been designed to meet the learning needs of a range of health professionals, with specialist equipment in purpose-built rooms enabling a variety of sessions to be carried out in a suitable and safe environment.

Course details


  • Year 1 Core Modules:
    • Communication 1: Academic Learning for Nursing Practice
    • Applied Biological Sciences in Nursing Practice
    • Communication for Nursing Practice
    • Developing Professional Awareness: Law & Ethics in the Professional Context
    • Nursing for Health
    • Skills for Practice Adult Nursing.
  • Year 2 Core Modules:
    • Academic Learning for Nursing Practice 2
    • Applied Biological Sciences in Nursing Practice 2
    • Applied Biological Sciences in Nursing Practice 3
    • Communication for Nursing Practice - Adult Nursing
    • Nursing for Health 2
    • Skills for Practice Adult Nursing 2.
  • Year 3 Core Modules:
    • Developing Professional Awareness: Reflecting on Professional Practice
    • Introduction to Non-Medical Prescribing
    • Nursing for Health 3
    • Skills for Practice Adult Nursing 3
    • Leadership, Change Management & Enterprise.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 120 points A minimum of 80 points from two A levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards). Science subjects accepted include Anatomy, Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Health & Social Care, Human Biology, Physical Education, Physics, Physiology, Psychology and Science. Key Skills, Functional Skills, BTEC level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Numeracy/Literacy are accepted in place of GCSEs.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
International £10500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

From September 2020 new and Existing students studying this course will be eligible to receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5000 each year from the Government. Further information is available on the Government website.

Adult Nursing at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS