Adult Nursing University of Cumbria


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.

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