Adult Nursing BSc (Hons)

University of Dundee

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Full-time | Fife Campus (Kirkcaldy) | 3 Years | SEP-20
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    10 (Nursing)
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    BSc (Hons)

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Course Summary

This course prepares you to care for individuals with a range of health conditions in settings such as hospitals, homes and nursing homes. Welcoming students from both the UK and overseas, Dundee's adult nursing course prepares you to care for individuals with a range of health conditions. Nursing care can take place in the community, home, hospitals and in nursing homes. You will gain experience in all these areas while on placement. As an adult nurse you will learn how to provide compassionate care to adults with both acute and long-term illnesses. Nurses work as part of a team alongside doctors, therapists, pharmacists and healthcare assistants. You will undertake inter-professional learning as part of our course. Adult nurses work with patients and their families supporting them through challenging situations. Providing support can be a very rewarding experience. Many of those who we care for are elderly as they learn to adapt to a stage of life that often brings with it long term health conditions. This course will provide you with an academic and professional qualification; registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

On our course you will have access to a wide range of placements. On these placements you will engage with patients in hospitals and in the community. You will work with people in inner city settings to remote and rural locations. During practice placements, you will receive mentoring from a registered nurse. You will also work with colleagues from other disciplines such as: medicine, Physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work. This experience will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a registered practitioner. With an academic award and professional registration in your chosen field of nursing, career prospects are good. Qualified nurses can work in a diverse range of environments and develop their careers in clinical practice, education, research, management and education. Nurses can work in hospital settings or in the community either with the NHS or in the Independent sector. Alternatively, jobs may be available further afield in the UK or abroad. As well as a fulfilling clinical career, nurses can also extend their academic qualifications through postgraduate study. On successful completion of your degree programme it is possible to undertake further study on a full or part-time basis relevant to your CPD needs.

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Plus English and mathematics at GCSE Grade C/4

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£9,250 per year

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About this University

The University of Dundee aims to transform lives, working locally and globally through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge. The university builds on its success by investing in excellent facilities, pushing the boundaries of research, and equipping staff and students with the means to create real-world impact. Dundee's collaborative approach to teaching and research is reflected in its close-knit community campus, making Dundee an excellent place to live as well as work and study.


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