You’re passionate, caring and want to make a difference in the lives of others. Our course is designed to give you the professional and academic qualifications you need to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and excel as a practicing nurse. This degree will enable you to hit the ground running to work as an adult nurse in a variety of settings including hospitals, GP surgeries, hospices, nursing homes, the armed forces and many more. Course Overview You’ll divide your time between academic study and practice-based placements. Working with highly experienced professionals you will support people accessing health and social care to boost your skills and confidence. Placements are available across the sector, including inpatient, community, private and voluntary sector provision. Additionally, there will be the opportunity for you to arrange an enrichment placement that could involve national or international work. Our tutors will share their extensive professional expertise to develop your knowledge and understanding of nursing practice. You will develop your independent thinking and problem-solving skills. Learning will include the use of clinical labs, mock hospital wards, guest speakers, workshops and role-play. All of which will be supported by a wide variety of online learning opportunities, via our innovative virtual learning environment. On this course you will...
- Develop skills that allow you to practice as a confident and competent nurse and enjoy a rewarding career in the area of nursing that excites you.
- Learn and work alongside all fields of nursing and recognise the contribution of each others expertise.
- Benefit from our small, friendly team with a wealth of collective experience to share with you and support you.
- Utilise modern facilities to enhance your clinical skill development and acquisition.
- Perform placements in both rural and urban areas, gaining diverse practice experience.
- Applied Biological Sciences for Health
- Professional Practice & Accountability
- Developing Evidence-Based Practice
- Introduction to Communication & Interpersonal Skills
- Concepts of Health & Social Policy
- Introduction to Adult Nursing
- Pharmacology & Medicines Therapeutics
- Living with Long Term Conditions across the Lifespan
- Learning From the “Lived Experience”
- Communication and Relationship Management in a Therapeutic Context
- Primary Care & Community Practice
- Secondary & Tertiary Care
- Clinical Decision Making & Complex Care
- Contemporary Issues and Change Management in Professional Practice
- Public Health
- Leading and Managing Health & Social Care
- Consolidation of Adult Nursing Practice
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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
GCSE English Language and maths at grade C or above or equivalent. Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English, Adult Literacy level 2 and Adult Numeracy level 2 are also accepted.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|