Adult Nursing University of Chester

The adult nursing field cares for people over the age of 18 who are ill, recovering from illness or accident, or adapting to life-changing disabilities and long-term conditions. You will learn how to assess the needs of the patient through acute and long-term illness, promote health and wellbeing, communicate effectively with professional colleagues, and provide sensitive support for the patient and their families.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Nursing (with Honours) - BN (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Chester

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


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Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Theory is assessed via essays, presentation, multiple-choice questionnaire, unseen written examination, and projects.

Practice is assessed in the clinical environment by experienced, qualified practitioners using a Practice Assessment Record, which sets out the skills, attitudes and knowledge of practice to be measured.

Professional bodies

A professionally accredited degree provides industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

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

Course code B740
Institution code C55
Campus name Chester

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BBC - BCC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma DMM
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE Diploma, to include 45 credits at Level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit or above
Scottish Higher BBBB
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points
Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level H3, H3, H3, H3

Applicants must have GCSE Maths and English at grade C (grade 4) or above, or equivalent.

A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs.

FETAC Level 5 (Major Award) with all 8 subjects at Merit.

Please note that applicants must also have evidence of recent study within the last 5 years.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records check (DBS)

Health checks

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
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.

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.

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