University of West London

Nursing (Adult) University of West London Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Silver

University of West London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This exciting new course is approved against the new Nursing and Midwifery Council Future Nurse: Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses (May 2018). These standards set out the skills and knowledge you as the next generation of Adult nurses will learn, to enable you to deliver world class care.

As a 21st century nurse you will learn how to:

• Be emotionally intelligent and resilient and manage your personal health and wellbeing.
• Provide, lead and coordinate care that is compassionate, evidence based, and person centred.
• Care for people in their own home, in the community or hospital or in any health care settings.
• Contribute to the promotion of health, health protection and the prevention of ill health, by empowering people, communities and populations to exercise choice, take control of their own health decisions and behaviours.
• Provide leadership in the delivery of care for people of all ages and from different backgrounds, cultures and beliefs.
• Provide nursing care for people who have complex mental, physical, cognitive and behavioural care needs and for people at the end of their life.
• Work across health and social care services and play a proactive role in multidisciplinary teams.
• Think critically, apply knowledge and skills and provide expert, evidence based nursing care.

Why choose the University of West London?
• You will benefit from a fantastic range of high-tech, innovative teaching resources, including a fully equipped simulation centre, making your learning fun and engaging.
• Our teaching staff are highly committed, passionate, subject specialists, with clinical currency, who will be there to support you during your course.
• All our students have a personal tutor who will guide and advise you throughout your course. You'll also have access to the University's mentoring service.
• You will be given regular, personalised feedback on your progress in theory and practice, helping you to succeed.
• We partner with a large number of health and social care organisations giving you access to a wide variety of practice placements.

Course detail
This course has been developed with service users, students and our partners in the NHS and the voluntary and independent sectors, ensuring you gain the skills and experience required to secure a job on graduation.
You will spend an equal amount of your time in practice placements and in the classroom in University.

We currently partner with the following healthcare organisations in North West London for Adult Nursing:
• London North West Healthcare NHS Trust
• Private and voluntary organisations

We currently partner with the following healthcare organisations in Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey for Adult Nursing:

  • Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • GP Practices
  • Private and voluntary organisations, including hospices

Course details


Year One – 120 Academic Credits Level 4
• Personal Health and Wellbeing
• Sciences Underpinning Nursing Practice
• Understanding Health and Illness
• Understanding Nursing Professionalism and Leadership
• Foundations of Evidence for Nursing Practice
• Nursing Practice Year 1

Year Two – 120 Academic Credits Level 5
• Personal Effectiveness for Professional Practice
• The Science of Nursing Decision Making
• The Health Promoting Nurse
• Leading and Managing Care
• Evaluating Evidence for Translation into Nursing Practice
• Nursing Practice Year 2

Year Three – 120 Academic Credits Level 6
• Enhancing Professional Practice
• Transitioning to being a Registrant
• Art and Science of Person Centred Care
• Leading Innovation and Improvement in Nursing Practice
• Nursing Practice Year 3

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 B790
Institution code W05
Campus name Main site - West London
Campus code M

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 - 120 points
A level BBC - BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma A minimum of 112 UCAS point from Access to HE Diploma

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at grade 4/C or above.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Applicants for this course are required to pass an English and Mathematics assessment (online at home), and attend a values based interview (on campus) with an academic, clinician and a service user/carer (


We recommend applicants have:
• Some study in the past five years
• Experience of working in a health/social care setting (paid/voluntary)
Applicants need to ensure they meet, or are working towards meeting the entry criteria at the time of application. One satisfactory reference needs to be provided with the application form.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

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Provider information

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University of West London
St Mary's Road
W5 5RF

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