Nursing - Adult

Nursing - Adult

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Application fee: £90
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,600

Program overview

This course is the beginning of a career that involves ongoing professional development. You’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of nursing, and progress towards delivering person-centred nursing care in more complex and demanding situations. You’ll gain the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values that are essential to deliver safe, compassionate, respectful, ethical and effective care in an evolving and dynamic health and social care environment. Each year meets the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requirement of 50% theory and 50% practice. This course is designed for you to achieve competencies required for registration in the UK as a nurse. You’ll also have the choice of undertaking a national or international placement. You’ll be allocated a personal tutor, who will be a source of guidance, information and support during your studies. While undertaking practice learning experiences, you’re also allocated a practice mentor, who will facilitate and support your learning in practice. You’ll study alongside Mental Health Nursing students to gain a holistic understanding of how healthcare professionals work together to bring about the best in patient-centred care. You’ll leave us as a confident and capable practitioner, fully equipped to join a healthcare team.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

School leavers are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. SQA Advanced Highers: BBB or equivalents. English Language Requirements: IELTS 7.0 with minimum 6.5 in writing and 7.0 in reading, speaking and listening; Pearson Test of English 67 with a minimum of 60 in writing and 67 in reading, speaking and listening; IBT TOEFL 100 with no subtest lower than 20.

Career opportunities

The Adult Nursing degree will prepare you to meet the needs of a modern profession, and provide the best possible patient care in a range of settings. Some of the graduates focus on practice -initially consolidating their learning by working in roles such as a staff nurse in a hospital, community setting or care home -while others progress to postgraduate studies. These experiences can develop a career pathway, leading to specialised areas such as palliative care or advanced nurse practitioner roles. The majority entering employment find roles within the NHS, while others have found employment in other areas of the public sector-as well as with private healthcare providers and the voluntary sector.

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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