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Nursing Studies (Registered Nurse Adult Nursing) with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Kate Granger Building (Surrey Research Park)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why choose this course**- Study a hands-on, clinical curriculum, where you’ll learn to meet the diverse needs of people aged 16 years and over, on a course ranked top 5 in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021.- Access our Clinical Simulation Centre, including our wards and operating theatre, to practise real scenarios on lifelike adult mannequins and actors.- Spend half of your training in clinical placements, to practise your skills in healthcare settings like high-dependency units, under the supervision of qualified practitioners.- Learn from a multidisciplinary team of lecturers, who are all healthcare professionals with experience of working in the NHS. Many are also active researchers, investigating topics like cancer, dementia, ethics and compassionate practice.- Get the academic requirements needed to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to work as an adult nurse once you’ve graduated.**What you will study**On this course, you’ll gain experience of caring for people aged 16 years and over and will acquire an understanding of health and ill health within the adult population. In your first year, you’ll study topics that are fundamental to adult nursing, including concepts of caring, physical health sciences, and public health promotion, ensuring you have a solid foundation upon which to build the rest of your degree. During your second year, you’ll understand how to provide care for long-term conditions and gain an appreciation for managing transition in care, including breaking significant news to patients. 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. In your third year, you’ll learn how to effectively assess and manage deteriorating patients, analysing and debating a range of treatment options and evidence, to inform a choice of strategies for managing their holistic delivery of care. 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, as outlined in the NHS Constitution. **Foundation year**The BSc Nursing with foundation has an additional year of study designed to support your transition on to latter years of the course. You will study full-time for one year at foundation level, and after successfully completing it you will be ready to move on to the next three years of the course.Students will be required to undertake some local insight days as part of their foundation year programme. These local insight days will be arranged by the University. Students will be responsible for associated costs (i.e. travel).

Application deadline

15 January

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University of Surrey

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  • 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 77

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    151 72%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%



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