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UCAS CODE: B740

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Dumfries Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc Adult Nursing at UWS will equip you with the skills to practice as an adult nurse within a variety of healthcare settings. This degree will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to practice within hospitals, communities and specialist areas and equip you to work in a multi-disciplinary team.The programme offers a combination of blended learning and varied teaching techniques, including state-of-the-art virtual learning and simulated clinical environments, supported by highly experienced and qualified staff. 50% of your programme is theory based and 50% practice based.Career prospectsGraduates are eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Nurse in Adult Nursing. Job opportunities are excellent with attractive starting salaries. Careers include specialist nurse, hospital-based, community or school nurse or health visitor. Depending on your field, you can opt to work as a Registered Nurse within a hospital or community setting in the UK, other EU countries and in Canada and Australasia.Placement/Work-based learning. Practice experience is available throughout NHS Ayrshire and Arran; Greater Glasgow and Clyde; Lanarkshire; Dumfries and Galloway; and Highland (Argyll). Experience may be gained in the private and public sectors, including acute inpatient hospitals.Study abroadDuring Year 3 you may study abroad while gaining credit towards your degree at one of our 80 educational partner organisations.Professional recognitionPlease note: professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council will be linked to an exit award of BSc Adult Nursing only

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 16,000per year

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University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    119 60%

    55th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    12th

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