University of Bedfordshire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Adult Nursing

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Course summary

Please note that we are only considering applications for January 2023 entry at this time. This Adult Nursing course will be of particular interest to those with an undergraduate degree from a health or social care or health science related area. The course will enable you to complete the necessary knowledge and skills to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a nurse. Once registered as a nurse you can use your expertise in a wide range of practice settings, offering care to patients and their carers. The course involves study both in an academic setting and working in clinical practice environments. The course is challenging and requires dedication and commitment to complete as you will be studying and working full time. The University of Bedfordshire is ranked within the top 3rd in the country for nursing, ensuring you will be studying at one of the best institutions in the country. You will be supported through the course by expert teaching staff who utilise simulation and innovative teaching methods. Additional information We would strongly recommend that all successful applicants (unless exempt on medical grounds) receive a full course of Covid-19 vaccinations prior to commencing the course.

Course details

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:
B702
Institution code:
B22
Campus name:
Luton Campus
Campus code:
D

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

a 2:2 honours degree in a life, health or social science-related subject GCSE grades A*-C in Maths and English, or equivalent IELTS Grade 7 overall and 7 in each area where English is a second language. A minimum of 600 hours recent direct healthcare experience Applications may be considered from candidates with Bachelors degrees in other disciplines if they have significant direct health care experience.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

We would strongly recommend that all successful applicants (unless exempt on medical grounds) receive a full course of Covid-19 vaccinations prior to commencing the course.

Interview

Other

2:2 honours degree in a life, health or social science-related subject GCSE grades A*-C in Maths and English, or equivalent IELTS Grade 7 overall and 7 in each area where English is a second language. A minimum of 600 hours recent direct healthcare experience Applications may be considered from candidates with Bachelors degrees in other disciplines if they have significant direct health care experience. There may be the opportunity for candidates who have some, but not sufficient, practice experience to be offered further practice experience prior to the course start. This would be on the basis of paid employment as a health care assistant with one of our placement providers. Submission of an extended CV which demonstrates your academic achievement and graduate transferable skills, your health care related achievement and your commitment to the profession of nursing, aligned to the course learning outcomes specified. All candidates will be required to attend a selection event. On arrival, documents including passport and education certificates will be checked. During the selection event your numeracy and literacy skills will be tested. If you pass the test you will undergo an interview and will be required to participate in a group discussion to determine if you posses personal attributes and values congruent with healthcare practice. Lecturing staff, practitioners from placement areas and service users will participate in the selection process.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £18500 Whole course
England £18500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £18500 Whole course
Scotland £18500 Whole course
Wales £18500 Whole course
Channel Islands £18500 Whole course
International £29950 Whole course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. The fee above is for the 2021/22 academic year. Additional Costs; Travel from home to University - Your base may be in Aylesbury, Luton or Bedford depending on the offer you receive from the University. You will need to ensure you have funds to pay for parking, usually in public car parks. This could be up to £10 per day depending on where you choose to park. Travel to alternate academic sites - Variable depending on mode of transport and whether car sharing. This may include travel to Aylesbury, Luton or Bedford campuses. Travel to placements - You are required to attend a range of placements in hospitals or community settings. There will be travel on a daily basis and this should be planned for. This will be across a range of shifts and will involve you travelling at a range of times as shifts cover the 24 hour period. This will also require you to attend a range of shifts including early shifts at 7:00 a.m., across the week and throughout the course. Parking costs at NHS sites - This is variable across practice partners. Parking permits purchased by students for some Trusts (costs vary). Appropriate shoes for clinical placement (£20 - £60) Stethoscope/Pinard (£5 - £100) Fob watch (£5 - £20) Smart clothes for community placement (£50 - £100) Stationery - files, paper & pens (£20) Costs of printing dissertation hard copy (£20 - £60) Printer ink/poster (£25) USB sticks (£10 - £40) Books (£50 - £200) Laptop Computer (optional) Union Fees - You are advised to join a union such as the Royal College of Midwifery. Fees do vary and are paid annually https://www.rcm.org.uk/core-membership DBS - initial check and annual update service charge (£70) Occupational Health Clearance - You may be expected to pay for additional services and vaccinations, if not available through your GP
Adult Nursing at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS