University of Cumbria has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
See yourself as a qualified NMC registered nurse, confidently working across a wide range of settings? We’ll kick-start your career and help you get there.
We’ve designed this course with your modern nursing career in mind, so not only is 50% of your degree spent on clinical placements, but you’ll frequently put your academic knowledge into practice using our mock wards and clinical simulation facilities.
Why Choose University of Cumbria
Your employability will be boosted because you’ll experience both city and rural healthcare systems and have the chance to develop as a nurse who can manage and influence changes in nursing and healthcare.
And, since we’re one of only a few UK universities offering child, adult, learning disability and mental health nursing, you’ll gain a great understanding of other nursing fields to bolster your nursing potential.
We'll cover the cost of your Uniform, DBS check** and occupational health check
100% of students who've wanted a job after graduation have done so successfully
Eligible to join the NMC Register to practice as a qualified adult nurse
Our contacts with NHS Trusts and care providers give you great employment prospects
Tutors carry out national and international research, are members of national advisory bodies and publish papers in their areas of expertise - which will enhance your learning
Opportunity to undertake your own research or alongside academic tutors
Boost your care skills with events enabling you to see the journey from a patient’s perspective
Take part in campaigns to implement positive changes in healthcare provision
Develop leadership skills and learn to manage a team to boost your career
- Former students have won prestigious national awards for their work in nursing
Our primary goal is to see you become an excellent adult nurse, who has a sound and current knowledge of issues and conditions affecting patients across a wide range of practice settings. You’ll be supported closely throughout your degree so that you step into a role as an adult nurse who can confidently make a difference to other peoples’ lives when it matters.
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.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 - 120 points||To include 32 points in Science/Social Science.|
|A level||BCC - BBB||Maximum of 3 A Levels to include 32 points in Science/Social Science.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM - DDM||In Applied Science/Health & Social Care.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 21 credits
M: 24 credits
|60 credits overall to include 21 credits in Science/Social Science.|
|Scottish Higher||BBBB - AABB||To include minimum 32 points in Science/Social Science.|
GCSE English, Maths and Science/Social Science at grade 4/C or above. Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English are also accepted.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|