About this course
Programme leads to professional registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council; comprises 50% theory and 50% practical nursing experience; integration of the theoretical and practical aspects of nursing is a fundamental principle throughout and emphasis is placed upon acquiring in-depth knowledge and skills for managing care, research and evidence-based practice; clinical visits start early in the course with full placements in a range of care settings commencing at the start of the 2nd semester; the theoretical aspect of the course begins with a common foundation programme (CFP) undertaken by all students regardless of chosen branch followed by a branch specific programme (adult, child, mental health or learning disability nursing); throughout the programme students study alongside those from the other health and social care professions.
- GCSE English Language, maths and science (A*-C)
- 2:2 Honours degree (minimum)
- To enter one of our courses, you must meet our academic criteria.
- You must also have undertaken some formal academic study within the past five years.