Developed in partnership with the NHS trusts, the course will see you spend 50% of your time on placements with our partner hospitals. You’ll learn the essential nursing skills needed to take effective care of adult patients in a live environment. You’ll develop your skills in communication, care and compassion, demonstrating your dedication to making a difference in other people’s lives. You’ll study in modern facilities that include nursing skills labs, professional training equipment and high-fidelity simulations in areas such as resuscitation. Building practical skills to make you a confident nurse. During your nursing degree you’ll complete more than 2,300 hours of clinical training, meaning your practical skills are developed on the job. We have links with many prestigious NHS trusts and medical wards. Our course allows you to combine the theory you learn in the classroom with the actual practice of treating patients in a hospital environment. You’ll use equipment for practising realistic emergency care situations and scenarios, our life-like mannequins simulating diseases, symptoms and conditions you’ll encounter as a working nurse. Beyond the essential nursing skills, you’ll build your problem-solving skills and critical decision making, gaining confidence to work in a high pressure, stressful environment. Our personalised approach gives you the support you need to succeed as a student. While you’re an undergraduate or foundation year student, you’ll have a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. If you need support with academic writing, numeracy and library skills, we’ll be sure to provide it. Our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants have studied your subject and can support you based on their own experience. With a BSC in Nursing, you’ll become an independent and self-motivated practitioner with a range of career options. Previously, graduates have gone on to work as nurses, health coordinators, ward managers and more.
Nursing (Adult) BSc Honours
Have a profound impact on people’s lives with a fulfilling career in the nursing field.
You will learn a range of essential nursing skills and techniques to effectively care for adult patients in a variety of healthcare environments. Problem solving and making critical decisions will become second nature, and you will become confident working collaboratively in teams; ensuring you are able to assess, plan and implement adult care effectively. You will develop a detailed understanding of the on-going development of nursing as a profession and be confident in contributing to the debate about its future. You will become an independent, self-motivated practitioner, able to reflect on your practice and adopt a critical and analytical approach to the care of adult patients.