Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Foundation Degree Nursing Associate

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Course summary

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Reasons to choose Kingston and St George’s – This course won two Student Nursing Times awards in 2019. – You’ll develop a range of specialist and transferable skills (including medicines management) through clinical placements in a variety of settings. – Kingston University was chosen as one of the first pilot sites for this new Nursing Associate foundation course. About this course As a nursing associate, you’ll deliver hands-on care to patients. You’ll work alongside healthcare support workers (holding a care certificate) and fully qualified registered nurses, bridging the existing gap between the two roles. Nursing associates will be a key part of the multidisciplinary workforce that is needed to respond to the future needs of the public and patients. Please note: the content and structure of the course may change in line with the standards set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). See our website for up-to-date information.

Course details

Professional bodies

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

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.

Course codeB745
Institution code K84
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 56 points We welcome a wide range of qualifications and qualification combinations. We assess each application individually, taking in to account any experience and skills you may have in your chosen field. Don't worry if you can't see your specific qualification listed, just contact our team of experts
A level DEE Other A Level combinations possible to achieve 56 points. Minimum of 2 A Levels, can be combined with other Level 3 qualifications eg. AS levels/Extended Project to achieve 56 points Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
Access to HE Diploma D: 0 credits M: 9 credits P: 36 credits Achieve 56 UCAS Points from an Access to HE course: this is normally achieved with 45 level 3 credits and 15 level 2 credits of which 9 of the level 3 credits should be at Merit. Other combinations of distinctions and merits to the value of 56 points can also be accepted. GCSE at grade 4 or above (or grade C or above for GCSEs taken before 2017) in English Language and Mathematics or equivalent qualification eg Functional/Key skills level 2 in numeracy and literacy.
Scottish Higher DDDD Achieve a minimum of 56 tariff points achieved from either four Highers or a combination of two Highers offered with two Advanced Highers. Where only Highers have been taken a minimum of (DDDD) are required.
AS Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 56 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D* Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D* Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 56 points
Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) MPP Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF) MM Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
Pearson BTEC 90-Credit Diploma (QCF) DM Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
Pearson BTEC Certificate (QCF) D* Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 56 points
Scottish Advanced Higher DD Achieve a minimum of 56 tariff points achieved in either two Advanced Highers or from a combination of one Advanced Higher plus two Highers.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points Potential to meet the points by not passing all six components of the qualification - normally a Pass at 24 points is required
Extended Project Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 56 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H5, H5, H5, H5, H6 A minimum of 56 UCAS points usually from 5 subjects
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE at grade 4 or above (or grade C or above for GCSEs taken before 2017) in English Language and Mathematics (Science also preferred) or equivalent qualification eg Functional/Key skills level 2 in numeracy and literacy; Level 2 Applied Science. GCSE Science grade 4 or above (formerly A*-C) is not required from Access students undertaking a science or health based access course.
HNC (BTEC) May be considered for entry into year 1 of the course. Due to the professional requirements of this course it is unlikely that you would be able to get advanced standing for entry into the second year of the course.
HND (BTEC) May be considered for entry into year 1 of the course. Due to the professional requirements of this course it is unlikely that you would be able to get advanced standing for entry into the second year of the course.
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma MM Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 56 tariff points Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma DM Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 56 tariff points Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma DM Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 56 tariff points Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma D* Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 56 tariff points Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate D* Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 56 tariff points Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 56 tariff points Grade combinations below 56 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 56 points

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/nursing-associate-fdsc/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Foundation Degree Nursing Associate at Kingston University - UCAS