University of Sunderland

Adult Nursing Practice (Sept 2020 and April 2021) University of Sunderland Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Learn from an enthusiastic team of skilled professionals. Regularly meet and work with patients and carers. Graduate with the qualifications needed to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Nurse.
We have developed this exciting degree in collaboration with Sunderland CARE Academy partner organisations including South Tyneside and Sunderland, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals, County Durham and Darlington, North Tees and Hartlepool, Clinical Commissioning Groups and our Patient, Carer and Public Involvement (PCPI) participants.

You will undertake your placements with one of our partner Trusts below:
• Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
• The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
• South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
• County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
• North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

At interview you will be asked to rank your preferred Trust, and this will then be confirmed when you start the course.

On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Registered Nurse (Adult).

This course is one of the new initiatives supporting increasing availability and access to nursing education and is not NHS funded.

For entry in September 2020 use UCAS code B7S7

Please note if you wish to apply for entry in April 2020 you will need to apply for one of the following courses:
• South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust (B7R6)
• The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (B7R8)
• North Tees and Hartlepool Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (B7R9)
• County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust (B7R1)
• Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (B7R4)

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Our typical offer is 112 UCAS points from a minimum of two A Levels or equivalent, which should preferably include a Health or Science related subject. Please note we do not accept General Studies AS or A Level.

We also require at least five passes at GCSE grade C or above which must include Mathematics and English Language or equivalent. If you have studied for a GCSE which has a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.

Please note we are unable to accept applications from outside of the EU.

Your completed application form will be reviewed by our Admissions Team to ensure that you have the required entry qualifications. If you meet these requirements, then your application will be individually assessed by the Adult Nursing Practice Admissions Tutor and if successful you will be shortlisted for interview.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualifications

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,000 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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

Provider information

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University of Sunderland
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