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Nursing (Adult) BN (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    B740

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    53rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    18th

    4 (Nursing)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    118

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    100

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.38

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BN (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

**Overview**Developed and delivered in partnership with local healthcare providers, this practical BN (Hons) Nursing (Adult) degree course prepares you for a career as an adult nurse in primary or secondary care. You'll develop practical skills in safe, simulated teaching environments and apply your skills under supervision from experienced professionals on work placements with our network of healthcare providers.At the end of the course, you'll be eligible to apply for part 1 (Adult) of the professional Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register. This allows you to work as a nurse in the UK. This course is pending approval against the Nursing and Midwifery Council's (NMC) 2018 standards. This course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), meaning the course meets the standards of education, training, conduct and performance required for nurses in the UK.For pre-registration nursing, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2018, Part 1: Standards Framework for nursing and midwifery education, 5.12, page 12) state that there is no compensation between theory and practice learning.It is your responsibility to seek registration with the NMC, on completion of your course. This registration must be sought within 5 years of successful completion of your course.This course is also endorsed by Skills for Care, which is an indicator of quality for learning and development in the adult social care sector.**What you'll experience**On this course you’ll:- Learn the skills and knowledge you’ll need to thrive as a nurse- Develop practical skills in our safe, simulated teaching environments, then apply your skills on work placement- Develop critical thinking, resilience and leadership skills- Use medical manikins and simulated patients within our Centre for Simulation in Health and Care to build the skills and confidence that you’ll rely on in your career- Learn to confidently examine, assess, and treat patients in community and hospital settings**Careers and opportunities**When you finish the course, you'll be eligible to apply for registration on part 1 (Adult) of the professional Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register, which allows you to work as a Registered Nurse in the UK. If you want to work as a nurse abroad, you may also need to register with an overseas nursing body.**What can you do with a Nursing (Adult) degree?**Graduates could go on to work as:- nursing roles in primary or secondary care in the UK and overseas- charity and aid work- advanced practice nurse specialism- nurse education and mentoring- healthcare management in ward sister or lead nurse roles- What jobs can you do with a Nursing (Adult) degree?Job roles graduates could go on to include:- community nurse- critical care nurse- palliative care nurse specialist- practice nursing- care home manager- resuscitation training officerAfter you graduate, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Details

104 Tariff points to include 2 A levels, to include a Science or Social Science subject at grade C.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

53rd

About this University

The University of Portsmouth gives students the support they need to go beyond what they think is possible – inspired by researchers working on world-changing projects. With work placements, simulation suites, and careers expertise too, it's no surprise that this university is rated Gold in the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework.

Address

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Portsmouth

PO1 2UP

UNITED KINGDOM