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Nursing Studies (Registered Nurse - Adult Nursing) PGDip

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Kate Granger Building (Surrey Research Park)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Why choose this course

On our PGDip Nursing Studies (Registered Nurse - Adult Nursing) course, our focus is on patient care, and establishing healthcare professionals with qualities that patients want to see: care, compassion, honesty, candour and understanding. Through our hands-on clinical approach to teaching, we’ll shape you into a modern nurse that can deal with a complex range of needs, while upholding the highest standard of provision for your patients.

By choosing to study with us, you’ll become part of a multidisciplinary team, get access to our Clinical Simulation Centre to practise real scenarios, learn directly from healthcare professionals, be supported by clinicians while on placements, and begin your journey towards an enriching career as an Adult Nurse. This course is ideal if you're looking to retrain and already have an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject with experience working in a healthcare environment.

What you will study

You’ll develop your decision-making and leadership skills and will gain an interesting perspective into how psychosocial, spiritual, ethical and legal influences have an impact on the way patient care is provided. You’ll learn how to effectively assess and manage deteriorating patients, analyse and debate a range of treatment options and evidence, to inform a choice of strategies for managing the holistic delivery of care.

You’ll study topics, including care provision for long-term conditions, clinical leadership, decision making in complex care, and managing physical and mental health challenges.

After graduating from our course, you'll be a confident, autonomous practitioner, driven and committed to advocate and meet the needs of patients and their families.

Careers and graduate prospects

We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University.

Our course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), giving you the academic and practice requirements needed to register to work as an Adult Nurse once you’ve graduated. 100% of our graduates from this course go on to full-time employment or further study.* Our alumni can be found working for NHS trusts across the UK, with recent graduates working for the Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust and the Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
35% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    147 74%

    8th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    21st

    10

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