University of Bradford has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The three-year full-time degree in Nursing leads to a professional nursing qualification and eligibility to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
This is a practical, patient-centred course with equal amounts of theory and clinical practice which enables students to experience different aspects of healthcare.
Spanning the rural Yorkshire Dales to inner city districts, no other area of the UK offers the rich diversity of clinical experience available through the University and its partner Trusts.
Throughout your studies you will be taught by a team of professional nurses supported by other staff at the Faculty of Health Studies, and have access to a suite of purpose-built practice simulation suites, which allow you to be taught and to practise your core clinical skills, from bed making, moving patients and taking blood pressure to giving injections, ward rounds and dispensing medication, and simulation of the seriously ill person using our interactive models.
The clinical wards house a variety of equipment which you would normally find in clinical practice.
Following graduation and registration, nurses are expected to continue to develop their knowledge and skills, and we offer a variety of short courses and postgraduate study options which allow nurses to specialise in areas of interest.
This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as the statutory body and regulator of nursing and midwifery healthcare professions.
Concepts of Health and Wellbeing (C)
Foundations of Nursing Practice (C)
Practice Placement 1 (C)
Practice Placement 2 (C)
Practice Placement 3 (C)
Principles of Nursing (C)
Acute Care (C)
Improving Public Health (C)
Long Term Conditions (C)
Practice Placement 4 (C)
Practice Placement 5 (C)
Practice Placement 6 (C)
Complex Care (C)
Practice Placement 7 (C)
Practice Placement 8 (C)
Transition to Professional Practice (C)
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
- Nursing, Royal College of
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||120 UCAS tariff points to include at least two full A Levels (or equivalent), plus GCSE English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Combined Science at grade C/4 (or equivalent qualification).|
|A level||BBB||Plus GCSE English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Combined Science at grade C/4 (or equivalent qualification).|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||
No subject specific requirements.
Plus GCSE English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Combined Science at grade C/4 (or equivalent qualification).
|Access to HE Diploma||An Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health Professions, Science or Social Science. Those studying on Access Programmes will be asked to obtain a minimum of 122 UCAS points. This must include a science module at Merit or above for applicants who do not already have GCSE science grade A*-C or 4. GCSE grade C or 4 or above in English Language and Maths (or equivalent).|
|Scottish Higher||As UCAS Tariff to include Grade C in English.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||
120 UCAS tariff points to include at least 80 points from 2 Higher Level subjects.
Plus Higher Level 3 or Standard Level 4 in Maths, Science, English Language and Literature A or English B.
As part of the selection process, we interview short-listed candidates prior to making offers.
All places are offered subject to satisfactory occupational health screening, a second reference and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Additional entry requirements:
The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University.
If you are an international student and you do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto this course you may be interested in our International Certificate of Foundation Studies.
English language requirements:
Minimum of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent (no sub-test lower than 7.0).
If you do not meet the IELTS requirement, you can take a University of Bradford pre-sessional English course. See the Language Centre for more details
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Admissions Office - Faculty of Health Studies Team