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Nursing (Adult) - February BSc (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-FEB-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****Nursing is much more than a job. It is a challenging and extremely rewarding vocation that makes a real difference to people’s lives, and registered nurses with the right skills, knowledge and experience for modern-day practice are in high demand. Our exciting and innovative Nursing (Adult) degree course will enable you to deliver and lead on safe, effective and compassionate care for adults with a range of health conditions.**Our adult nursing degree course provides the perfect environment and opportunity for you to get hands-on training and experience. We have outstanding facilities including a replica hospital ward on campus where you can practise and hone your skills, while our network of healthcare contacts will enable you to take on invaluable industry placements in a variety of settings, from NHS trusts to community care.You will learn from our expert clinical practitioners and develop a strong understanding of human development, key body systems, pharmacology and safe management of medicine, as well as the personal and technical skills needed to deliver compassionate, high-quality care across many different settings. This course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), enabling you to apply for Registered Nurse status when you complete your degree.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Practice placements** – Take on multiple placements in a range of clinical and community settings, from GP surgeries, care homes and hospices to visiting patients in their homes- **Practical application** – Perfect your practical skills on campus in our Health Skills and Simulation Suite, with state-of-the-art simulation facilities including a replica hospital ward- **Industry approved** – Train to today’s gold standard in line with the NMC’s ‘Future nurse: Standards of proficiency for registered nurses’, and apply for Registered Nurse status when your graduate**FACILITIES**As a student on our adult nursing course, you will have access to University College Birmingham's Health Skills and Simulation Suite. This purpose-built facility includes a six-bed replica hospital ward complete with simulation manikins and integrated filming and audio equipment.The suite also includes a community care environment, allowing you to practise working in the variety of settings you may encounter in your future career, while we have a clinical skills teaching room with virtual reality technology to support your training, along with additional study and teaching areas for our nursing students.**PLACEMENTS**Our course features multiple placements in different environments throughout your studies, ranging in duration from four weeks to 14 weeks.Participating in care delivered over 24 hours a day and 7 days per week is an integral part of the course, so you will be expected to adopt various shift patterns. Some placements may also be some distance from your home to enable you to experience different settings.Employers we have worked with include University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham and Solihull NHS Training Hub, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Healthcare at Home Ltd.**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Adult nurse- Nurse trainer (with further experience)You could also progress onto one of our postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.- **Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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University College Birmingham

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    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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