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.
Bachelor of Nursing (with Honours) - BN (Hons)
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
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.
A professionally accredited degree provides industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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:
|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|
|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.
Criminal records check (DBS)
|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.