University of West London

Nursing (Adult) University of West London Degree level: Undergraduate


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This exciting new course delivered from September 2019* will be approved against the new Nursing and Midwifery Council Future Nurse: Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses (May 2018). These standards set out the skills and knowledge you as the next generation of Adult nurses will learn, to enable you to deliver world class care.

As a 21st century nurse you will learn how to:

• Be emotionally intelligent and resilient and manage your personal health and wellbeing.
• Provide, lead and coordinate care that is compassionate, evidence based, and person centred.
• Care for people in their own home, in the community or hospital or in any health care settings.
• Contribute to the promotion of health, health protection and the prevention of ill health, by empowering people, communities and populations to exercise choice, take control of their own health decisions and behaviours.
• Provide leadership in the delivery of care for people of all ages and from different backgrounds, cultures and beliefs.
• Provide nursing care for people who have complex mental, physical, cognitive and behavioural care needs and for people at the end of their life.
• Work across health and social care services and play a proactive role in multidisciplinary teams.
• Think critically, apply knowledge and skills and provide expert, evidence based nursing care.

*Subject to approval by UWL and the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Why choose the University of West London?
• You will benefit from a fantastic range of high-tech, innovative teaching resources, including a fully equipped simulation centre, making your learning fun and engaging.
• Our teaching staff are highly committed, passionate, subject specialists, with clinical currency, who will be there to support you during your course.
• All our students have a personal tutor who will guide and advise you throughout your course. You'll also have access to the University's mentoring service.
• You will be given regular, personalised feedback on your progress in theory and practice, helping you to succeed.
• We partner with a large number of health and social care organisations giving you access to a wide variety of practice placements.

Course Detail
This course has been developed with service users, students and our partners in the NHS and the voluntary and independent sectors, ensuring you gain the skills and experience required to secure a job on graduation.
You will spend an equal amount of your time in practice placements and in the classroom in University.
We currently partner with the following healthcare organisations in North West London for Adult Nursing:
• London North West Healthcare NHS Trust
• Private and voluntary organisations

We currently partner with the following healthcare organisations in Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey for Adult Nursing:

  • Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • GP Practices
  • Private and voluntary organisations, including hospices

What Modules will I study as part of my Course?

Year One
• Sciences Underpinning Evidence-based Nursing Practice
• Promoting Health and Preventing Ill Health
• Delivering Person-centred Care
• Nursing Practice Year 1

Year Two
• Sciences Applied to and Decision Making in Nursing Practice
• Leading and Innovating in Nursing Practice
• Preparing for Transition to a Qualified Nurse
• Nursing Practice Year 2

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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code B770
Institution code W05
Campus name Main site - West London
Campus code M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted

You must have a first degree, 2:2 or above (in any subject)


GCSE Grade 4/C or above in English Language and mathematics or equivalent of literacy and numeracy at Level 2

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Applicants for this course are required to pass an English and Mathematics assessment (online at home), and attend a values based interview (on campus) with an academic, clinician and a service user/carer (


We recommend applicants have:
• Some study in the past five years
• Experience of working in a health/social care setting (paid/voluntary)
Applicants need to ensure they meet, or are working towards meeting the entry criteria at the time of application.

One satisfactory reference must be provided with the application form.

Candidates who are successful at interview will be required to complete a 6000 word portfolio (APL module). Candidates must achieve a pass mark of 40% at academic level 6, to be offered a place on the PgDip Nursing course. Guidance on how to complete this independent study module will be provided by the course leader. Candidates are usually given 4 weeks to complete the module.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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University of West London
St Mary's Road
W5 5RF

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