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Nursing (Adult) with NMC Registration BSc (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

Key Information

Course duration: 3 Years

Mode of study: Full time

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

Subject Ranking

Ranked 69th for Nursing (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

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    126
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    91.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

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    3.98 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Course Code: B701

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
UCAS Tariff: 128–112 A typical offer will require a UCAS Tariff score between 112-128 points; or an Access to Nursing qualification (minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction, 12 at Merit, and 3 at Pass).In addition, you will require five GCSEs including Maths, English and Science at Grade C or above (or equivalent).

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £9,250 per year
Overseas students: £10,500 per year

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The Course

Summary

This course allows graduates with an honours degree to take the next steps towards a rewarding career in nursing. As a graduate you already have many transferrable skills needed to succeed, including ability to organise, work within a team and manage your time. Your degree means you can complete your nursing qualification and register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) faster. Working with patients can be challenging and complex. We help you develop the necessary personal and professional qualities of a good nurse. As well as learning about policy and procedure, you will develop important attributes such as empathy and compassion. Additionally you'll learn how to cope with challenging situations and will leave the course feeling confident in a clinical setting. Nurses require excellent communication. As part of the practical element of the course you will work with other health professionals to manage patients and attend to their specific needs. The mix of contact hours and work placements means when you finish the course you'll have all the necessary skills to deliver a high standard of care. We understand that it's important for you to gain practical experience and the positive impact it will have on your study. From year one you will develop skills in a clinical environment and be supported by a range of professionals. Working in this environment reminds and motivates you that you will be making a positive difference to the life of others once you are qualified.

Career prospects: Although typically most registered nurses will work within hospitals there are other opportunities such as working within prisons or the mental health service. Within nursing there are many opportunities in related clinical, educational and management roles. As you gain experience as a nurse you will be offered opportunities to progress to positions of responsibility and leadership. After completing your Postgraduate Diploma you will be eligible to register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. At this point you also have the option to extend your qualification to an MSc by completing a dissertation to understand how research can shape practice. By the end of the course you will confident in delivering quality care to patients and be able to handle complex situations you will encounter from day to day being a nurse. This course aims to give you leadership skills and strive for excellence. As part of our partnership with local NHS trusts, you will finish the course with a strong sense of understanding of the importance of efficiently treating individuals within the community.

Start Dates

  • September 2019 at Uxbridge Campus

Buckinghamshire New University

University League Table Ranking: 122nd

Bucks New University has invested more than £100 million to create an inspiring and well-equipped university, transforming lives through employment-focused and skills-based teaching. Well established in specialist fields such as nursing, aviation, sport, art and design, it is split across three campuses...

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Postal Address

School of Nursing and Allied Health
Buckinghamshire New University
106 Oxford Road
Uxbridge
UB8 1NA
ENGLAND

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