Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £20
Intakes: September
International tuition: £17,000
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

You’ll spend half of this course on clinical placements in a variety of settings, these may include an operating theatre, accident and emergency, a community health centre, an intensive care unit, an outpatients department or a nursing home. When you’re on campus, you’ll practice clinical skills and techniques, such as how to manually take a patient’s blood pressure and how to give emergency care in our Clinical Simulation Suite. As well as practical skills, some of the topics you’ll explore in lectures include anatomy, infectious diseases, how poverty impacts on health, and the ethics of being an adult nurse in today’s society. All students must demonstrate in their personal statements an understanding of adult nursing in the UK incorporating the NHS core values and contemporary issues in nursing. Students must evidence an understanding of the qualities required to be a nursing professional in the UK in order to be shortlisted for an interview. Successful applicants will be subject to a video/face-to-face interview. Approved programme- this programme is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council Employability- 100% of our Adult Nursing students are in employment six months after the course. (DLHE survey 2017, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known). Student Satisfaction- We are confident that, like 98%* of our previous students, you will enjoy your experience studying nursing at Manchester Met. Become a registered nurse- As a graduate, you’re eligible to register as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Continued Development- Registered Nursing Associates can apply for a shortened version of this course which leads to Registration as a Nurse.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
UCAS tariff points/grades required 104-112 104-112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BCC-BBC) or acceptable alternatives e.g. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DMM) BCC-BBC, any subject considered but preference given to core or health related subjects - maximum of 3 subjects considered. Applications are considered on an individual basis, taking into account additional educational achievements, life experience and skills, including personal statement and interview score when making offers. Specific GCSE requirements A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including Mathematics, English Language, Science and evidence of IT skills. Grade B GCSE Science preferable for applicants who are studying Level 3 BTEC For applicants who do not hold a GCSE Maths qualification C/4 or above, we welcome applications from candidates who are willing to undertake and complete an equivalent to GCSE Maths C/4 prior to entry i.e. Level 2 Functional Skills or the Manchester Met Equivalency Test We will accept GCSE Science, Biology, Additional Science, Applied Science, BTEC Level 2 Science (Pass) or the Manchester Met Equivalency Test as an acceptable equivalent. Please note that we will only consider one equivalent (as outlined above), i.e. either Mathematics or Science, not both. Access to HE Diploma candidates studying a Science based course only require GCSE English Language and Maths, Grade C or 4. Non Tariffed Qualifications Integrated Health and Social Care Foundation Year - 50% in all units for progression to BSc Adult Nursing or Mental Health Nursing. International Baccalaureate points 29 IB Diploma Points IELTS SCORE REQUIRED FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 6.5 overall with a minimum score of 6.5 in reading, listening and speaking and 6.0 in writing Additional Requirements All applicants must have evidence of Level 3 study within the 5 years prior to application and must provide an academic reference. This must be from a referee who is able to comment on the applicant's suitability for the nursing profession and focus on their character, attitude and personal skills during voluntary or care experience. Previous experience in a health care setting is desirable. A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate is required for all students. This will be completed through the university prior to enrolment. Your personal statement is expected to demonstrate an insight into your chosen field of Nursing, including an understanding of care environments and current issues in contemporary nursing or health care. You should describe the concept of a professional attitude, effective communication skills, good time-management skills, and an awareness of your own strengths and weaknesses. An awareness of the NMC Code and the vision for the training of the future nurse and how this can support the delivery of high quality person centred care should be included. You should convey your ability to work both independently and as part of a team and demonstrate motivation and a commitment to preparing to study as a nurse, demonstrating an ability to solve problems and to think creatively in conveying a capacity for leadership and how this is important in the nursing profession. Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate evidence of I.T. skills.

Career opportunities

When you graduate, you’ll gain a Bachelor of Science degree and eligibility to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as an adult nurse. As a registered nurse, you might work at one of our partner NHS trusts, where you completed a placement experience, or you might move into the private or voluntary sector.

Campus location

Manchester , United Kingdom