University of the West of Scotland

Adult Nursing University of the West of Scotland Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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.

Career prospects
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.

Placement/Work-based learning.
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.

Study abroad
During Year 3 you may study abroad while gaining credit towards your degree at one of our 80 educational partner organisations.

Professional recognition
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

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!

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 75 points
A level BC
Scottish Higher BBC
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)

Interview

Audition

Admission tests

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Own test. Maths and Literacy test


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £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 the West of Scotland
Paisley Campus
High Street
Paisley
PA1 2BE


Course contact details

Applicant Enquiry Team

0800 027 1000


Admissions

0800 027 1000