Make a difference to people’s lives as you study for a professional nursing associate career on this Foundation Degree course. Our course aims to produce compassionate, competent and confident nursing associates. The course will take account of all the relevant professional and academic benchmarks, producing nursing associates who must act first and foremost to care for and safeguard the public. They must work under their parameters of practice to deliver care that is safe, compassionate, person centred and evidence based, and that respects and maintains dignity and human rights. Our Foundation Degree is a dynamic, interactive professional course which places the needs of service users and their families at its centre. The Programme Team work closely with local acute and community providers, and we are committed to supporting you to realise your potential to become a compassionate, person-centred nursing associate, which is a new profession in the health and social care workforce. Our course is delivered by experienced registered nurses and healthcare professionals who have expertise in both teaching and research and a variety of clinical specialities from acute hospital, community and social care.
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this course, please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
The assessment strategies employed throughout the course are designed to ensure that you will be exposed to a mix of assessment methods measuring both academic and clinical competence. Assessment methods include: portfolios learning logs practical examinations practice-based assessment case studies assignments The assessment of the practical learning is via the Practice Assessment Document (PAD) with the support of a practice assessor/supervisor.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
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- University Centre Warrington
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants must have GCSE Maths and English at grade C (grade 4) or above, or equivalent.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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