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Nursing/Registered Nurse: Adult Nursing BSc (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Carlisle - Fusehill Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

You’re passionate, caring and want to make a difference in the lives of others. Our course is designed to give you the professional and academic qualifications you need to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and excel as a practicing nurse.This degree will enable you to hit the ground running to work as an adult nurse in a variety of settings including hospitals, GP surgeries, hospices, nursing homes, the armed forces and many more.**Course Overview**You’ll divide your time between academic study and practice-based placements. Working with highly experienced professionals you will support people accessing health and social care to boost your skills and confidence. Placements are available across the sector, including inpatient, community, private and voluntary sector provision. Additionally, there will be the opportunity for you to arrange an enrichment placement that could involve national or international work. Our tutors will share their extensive professional expertise to develop your knowledge and understanding of nursing practice. You will develop your independent thinking and problem-solving skills. Learning will include the use of clinical labs, mock hospital wards, guest speakers, workshops and role-play. All of which will be supported by a wide variety of online learning opportunities, via our innovative virtual learning environment.**On this course you will...**- Develop skills that allow you to practice as a confident and competent nurse and enjoy a rewarding career in the area of nursing that excites you.- Learn and work alongside all fields of nursing and recognise the contribution of each others expertise.- Benefit from our small, friendly team with a wealth of collective experience to share with you and support you.- Utilise modern facilities to enhance your clinical skill development and acquisition.- Perform placements in both rural and urban areas, gaining diverse practice experience.**What you will learn**With career opportunities for qualified nurses expanding, our course aims to ensure you're a skilled, confident and problem-solving individual best-placed to work as a qualified professional.You will study modules alongside colleagues from other fields of nursing - and with other health and social care professionals - to fully appreciate the complexities of working within a dynamic and challenging environment.**Year One**- Applied Biological Sciences for Health- Professional Practice & Accountability- Developing Evidence-Based Practice- Introduction to Communication & Interpersonal Skills- Concepts of Health & Social Policy- Introduction to Adult Nursing**Year two**- Pharmacology & Medicines Therapeutics- Living with Long Term Conditions across the Lifespan- Learning From the "Lived Experience" -- Communication and Relationship Management in a Therapeutic Context- Primary Care & Community Practice- Secondary & Tertiary Care**Year three**- Clinical Decision Making & Complex Care- Contemporary Issues and Change Management in Professional Practice- Public Health- Leading and Managing Health & Social Care- Consolidation of Adult Nursing Practice

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,250per year

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University of Cumbria

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  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its five campuses include one in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
Its international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 77 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    126 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96.0 96%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%


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