The BSc Adult Nursing at UWS will equip you with the skills to practice as an adult nurse within a variety of healthcare settings. This degree will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to practice within hospitals, communities and specialist areas and equip you to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
The programme offers a combination of blended learning and varied teaching techniques, including state-of-the-art virtual learning and simulated clinical environments, supported by highly experienced and qualified staff. 50% of your programme is theory based and 50% practice based.
Graduates are eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Nurse in Adult Nursing. Job opportunities are excellent with attractive starting salaries. Careers include specialist nurse, hospital-based, community or school nurse or health visitor. Depending on your field, you can opt to work as a Registered Nurse within a hospital or community setting in the UK, other EU countries and in Canada and Australasia.
Practice experience is available throughout NHS Ayrshire and Arran; Greater Glasgow and Clyde; Lanarkshire; Dumfries and Galloway; and Highland (Argyll). Experience may be gained in the private and public sectors, including acute inpatient hospitals.
During Year 3 you may study abroad while gaining credit towards your degree at one of our 80 educational partner organisations.
Please note: professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council will be linked to an exit award of BSc Adult Nursing only
How to apply
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||75 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H4|
SWAP Access to Nursing (BBB)
SQA HNC/BTEC Level 4 HNC in Care and Administrative Practice with Maths at Nat5/Int2/Standard Grade 2. Other HNC titles may also be considered.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Own test. Maths and Literacy test
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|