Nursing (Adult) Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust University of Bolton

Undergraduate

Do you want to make a difference and help adults who are ill, injured or have physical disabilities? Offered in partnership with the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, the University of Bolton’s Nursing (Adult) degree aims to give you the experience and skills to join this demanding yet rewarding career.

The University of Bolton’s Nursing (Adult) degree, offered in partnership with the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, is designed to prepare you for a successful career caring for people over 18 who are ill, injured, or have physical disabilities. There’s a shortage of qualified nurses in the UK, so the career opportunities are excellent.

You’ll spend 50% of your time in clinical practice placements at our partner Trust and study at the University will complement and enhance your learning in the workplace. We’ll support you as you learn to care for adults with acute and long-term illnesses, in hospital and at home, and gain expertise in health promotion and disease prevention.

Together with our partner Trust, we’ll work to prepare you to become a confident, professional nurse, able to deliver and lead adult care within an ever changing health and social care environment. On successful completion of the nursing qualification you’ll possess the knowledge and skills you need to perform as an independent, highly competent, compassionate nurse who can be trusted to maintain professional standards and assure the protection of the public.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    May 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

LEVEL 1:
Caring and Compassionate Foundation Skills for Nursing Practice; Developing graduate skills and using evidence to inform practice; Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology; Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology; Contemporary Approaches to Health and Wellbeing; Foundations of Medicines Management; Introduction to the Principles of Professional Practice.

LEVEL 2:
Care of Acute Physical and Mental Health Issues Across the Lifespan; Care of Complex Physical and Mental Health Issues Across the Lifespan; Principles of Medicines Management; Enhancing Health and Wellbeing; Contemporary Nursing Care for the Older Person.

LEVEL 3:
Preparation, Transition and Nursing Management For Professional Practice (Adult Nursing); Preparation, Transition and Nursing Management For Professional Practice (Adult Nursing); Application of Medicines Management; Applied Adult Nursing Practice; Nursing Care of Patients with Acute Changes; Contemporary Approaches to Dementia Care; Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults; Palliative and End of Life Care In Adult Nursing Practice; Developing the Evidence Base for Professional Nursing Practice.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

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!

Application codes

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

Course code B744
Institution code B44
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 points A level 3 health & social care subject which may include science, psychology or other related subjects is preferred.
A level BCC An A Levels in a health & social care subject, which may include science, psychology or other related subjects is preferred.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM A BTEC Extended Diploma in a health & social care subject, which may include science, psychology or other related subjects is preferred.
Access to HE Diploma D: 9 credits
M: 36 credits
P: 0 credits
An Access to HE Diploma in a health & social care related subject, which may include science, psychology or other related subjects is preferred.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 You must also have at least five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English, mathematics and preferably science. Please contact us for a list of acceptable GCSE equivalents.

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Health Professions Admissions Test (HPAT)

Applicants are expected to complete a literacy test and two numeracy tests.

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Group work activity and presentation. Applicants will be expected to take part in a group activity with other applicants.

Criminal records declaration (Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

This course is subject to Fitness to Practise procedures. For more information visit https://www.bolton.ac.uk/Everything/StudentInfoPolicyZone/2016-17-documents/Fitness-to-Practise-Procedure-2016-17.pdf

Interview


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 7.0 Applicants must obtain a minimum of 7.0 overall with no less than 7.0 in each individual band score.

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

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.