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Nursing (Professional Practice) (Top Up) BSc

Middlesex University

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UCAS CODE: B70C

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Hendon Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Overview

This course enables current registered nurses to top up their qualification to degree level, opening up a whole range of new career opportunities. This one year top-up course is designed for qualified nurses who already hold a DipAdvanced, CertHE or DipHE qualification who want to get an undergraduate degree.

As part of your course, you’ll have the opportunity to study clinical and professional practice-related inquiry methods in order to engage in clinical and practice development.

Although you’ll be in current employment, successfully completing this programme will rapidly expand your career opportunities. You’ll be able to take on specialist and leadership roles, as well as undertake further postgraduate studies. Previous graduates have gone on to work as a research nurse and clinical managers among others.

What will you study on the BSc Nursing (Professional Practice) (Top-up)?

This programme offers qualified practising nurses the opportunity to study modules which will enable them to gain an honours degree. You will study two 30 credit modules as part of your degree: a professionally relevant work based/practice based enquiry module and a work based/practice based project module with a focus on personal and/or organisational professional practice development and change.

Teaching

How is the BSc Nursing (Professional Practice) (Top-up) taught?

As you will be a professional practitioner with significant prior learning, you will be taught via an adult learning approach. The modules use a variety of approaches that will encourage you to be responsible for your own learning and progress. It is recognised that individuals learn in different ways therefore a range of teaching and learning strategies are used. Scenario work, and pre and post sessional work are also important components of the modules that you will be required to engage in.

Assessment

We’re planning to deliver our assessment in a similar way to previous years. We will review this regularly, and let you know in advance of your assessment if we need to make any changes.

Assessment aims to encourage reflection and autonomous but supported learning. You will receive ongoing support from the programme leader, who will also act as project supervisor.

Careers

How can the BSc Nursing (Professional Practice) (Top-up) support your career?

This programme will enhance your opportunities for career progression or further study, allowing you to pursue careers within healthcare education or research.

Although you will be in current employment, successful completion of the programme may rapidly expand your career opportunities into specialist and leadership roles, and allow you the opportunity to undertake postgraduate studies. Career opportunities may include senior clinical positions, research nurse, or clinical manager.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,500per year

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

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points :

Registered Nurse with 300 credits, 60 at level 6

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University information

Middlesex University

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    117 59%

    62nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    26th

    8

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