Adult Nursing at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

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Course summary

Develop the knowledge, expertise and attitude you need to launch your career as a registered nurse. You’ll be responsible for leading and coordinating care. Please note applicants must be 18 years old by the course start date. Immerse yourself in physically, intellectually and emotionally challenging study. This degree will prepare you for an extremely rewarding career. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Have access to diverse placement opportunities, including Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and Leeds Community Healthcare Trust, within secondary and regional care units, community teams and GP practices
  • Spend 50% of your time on practice placements
  • Develop the practical skills needed to care for adults with acute and long-term illnesses across a variety of settings
  • Focus on areas of personal interest within healthcare during the volunteering strand of the course
Occupational Health clearance and compliance with standard NHS immunisations requirements is mandatory and essential for placement attendance. Please visit our fees and funding section on the university course page for full details of any extra costs relating to your course. ACCREDITATIONS This course is approved by Nursing & Midwifery Council. Find out more Build your experience Some of the exciting projects you’ll be able to apply for include:
  • Working with the medical services at Leeds and Download Festivals
  • Headstart
  • The final year Community Scheme
Working with the MINT initiative Leeds Beckett is proud to be working with the Men into Nursing Together initiative. MINT is a national support network of nurses, student nurses, support workers and healthcare assistants who aim to encourage more men into the profession. Why study Adult Nursing at Leeds Beckett University
  • Access to specialist facilities - including our new Clinical Skills Suite with a hospital ward, simulation room and community suite
  • Achieve professional recognition - become a registered nurse with a degree approved by the Nursing & Midwifery Council, the nursing and midwifery regulator for the UK
  • Expert careers service - our team will support you and help you gain valuable experience, so you'll graduate ready for professional practice
  • Hands-on learning - engage in practice-led study and placement opportunities available to you
  • Simulation environments - will help you develop essential skills and reinforce your theoretical learning


  • Year 1 Core Modules:
    • Becoming a Nursing Student
    • Fundamentals of Nursing Science & Practice
    • Exploring Health & Wellbeing
    • Adult Practice Assessments 1 (non-credit bearing)
  • Year 2 Core Modules:
    • Developing Professional Skills
    • Application of Nursing Science & Practice 2
    • Promoting Health & Wellbeing
    • Adult Practice Assessments 2 (non-credit bearing)
  • Year 3 Core Modules:
    • Transition to Registered Nurse
    • Advancing Nursing Science & Practice
    • Population Health & Wellbeing
    • Adult Practice Assessments 3 (non-credit bearing)

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Students will be recruited on the basis that their values align with those of the NHS Constitution, as well as having the right skills and aptitude, in accordance with Value Based Recruitment (Health Education England, Value Based Recruitment Framework, October 2014) and if selected will need to attend an interview. Your UCAS personal statement should include: 1. How you have researched the profession of adult health nursing. 2. Any experience you have of engaging with vulnerable people or working within settings such as hospitals or nursing homes. 3. How you have gained insight into the course e.g. Open days, reading through materials on course webpages or speaking to nurses. 4. Your personal qualities which you feel are related to nursing, including what motivates you to choose nursing as a career. 5. You must also be able to demonstrate how you meet the NMC Key Competencies through the application process. In your personal statement you must provide examples of how you meet the basic skills required for nursing in numeracy, communications, physicality, relationships and IT skills. Practical Experience: Care experience in an adult health practice/clinical setting, such as an acute hospital or a nursing home is desirable but not a mandatory requirement. If you are unable to demonstrate this, you should have experience of engaging with vulnerable people.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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

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Adult Nursing at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS