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Nursing (Adult) BN (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Nursing (with Honours) - BN (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Join us and study at Cardiff University that is ranked 1st in England & Wales and 3rd in the UK for Nursing in The Complete University Guide 2021.Adult nursing is an exciting, challenging and rewarding career. Validated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council our programme provides you with the skills and knowledge to become a registered nurse within 3 years.You will work with adults of all ages who may be experiencing one or more long or short-term health conditions such as, injuries from an accident, cancer or diabetes. You will build trusting relationships with individuals in your care and their families, with the aim of improving their quality of life, whatever their situation. You will be taught at a Russell Group University by motivated and knowledgeable lecturers in the field of adult nursing who are influencing healthcare across Wales and beyond through engagement and research. You will be allocated both a personal tutor who will offer you pastoral support and an academic assessor who will support your professional development during the programme.As a School we are based at the University Hospital of Wales (the 3rd largest University Hospital in the UK) and we provide courses recognised by both the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This contributes to a vibrant interdisciplinary environment, with opportunities for shared learning, formative assessments with other health professionals and inter-professional education (IPE) not available at many institutions.We have highly equipped skills laboratories in our Clinical Simulation Suite which enable you to learn in simulated wards, community, home and emergency environments. Lifelike simulations mean you can safely practice and develop essential skills.A varied placement experience undertaken across the three years of the programme will allow you to integrate academic theory with practice and gain insight as to the wide-ranging employment opportunities available to you upon qualification. You will benefit from placements supported by experienced nurses to help you in becoming the best nurse you can be. On successful completion of the programme you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as an Adult Nurse. With this registration, you can work in a range of healthcare settings, both in the United Kingdom and abroad. Above all else, we strive to ensure that our graduates are ready for the next step in their career and the many opportunities that await them. That’s why 100%* of our nursing students are in employment or further study after 6 months of graduating (*DHLE and HECSU). Here are some of the key features of our programme: • Fully funded place - you’ll have the option to choose a fully funded place on the programme. A full NHS bursary, including tuition fees and a non-repayable bursary for living costs, is available for this programme providing you agree to work in Wales for two years after qualifying• Specialist experiences - you may have practice learning opportunities in a Health Board that is a large tertiary referral centre for cardiac surgery, trauma, and neurosurgery.• Clinical specialists - you will be taught by a staff group that possess a wide range of clinical experiences at senior and specialist levels, having worked in some of the most demanding clinical settings.• Innovative use of the latest technology – we use augmented reality which will be utilised to teach anatomy and physiology, enabling you to view the internal mechanics of the human body and understand pathophysiology. • Opportunity for international experience - during Year Two, there is an opportunity for you to undertake a placement learning opportunity in an environment of your choice, either wi

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,610per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBC - BBB

Applicants with grade A in the EPQ will typically receive an offer one grade lower than the standard A level offer.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University is a global institution, with over 7,900 international students from more than 130 countries.
The university welcomes applications from international students and offer specialist facilities and dedicated support to help with a student’s studies.
Cardiff came second in the 2020 Natwest Student Living Index for monthly rental costs in UK university cities, and twelfth in terms of overall living costs.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 72 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    163 82%

    3rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    47th

    24

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