100% OF OUR ADULT NURSING GRADUATES ARE IN EMPLOYMENT OR FURTHER STUDY SIX MONTHS AFTER GRADUATING
GRADUATE DESTINATION SURVEY 2016
Do you want to become a nurse? Successful completion of this adult nursing degree will allow you entry to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Register as a qualified nurse.
Modern nursing is an exciting profession where nurses seeks to care for the patient holistically. The adult nursing degree combines theory and practice in an innovative way, to focus on the care of people across a wide range of healthcare settings.
The field of adult nursing covers all aspects of caring for adolescents and adults with a range of health issues and challenges. During your nurse training, you’ll be based in our state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Centre and will also undertake work placements in a range of settings to ensure you have experience from a variety of areas within nursing.
Year One: Adult Nursing Degree
- Fundamentals of Care and Professional Practice
- Introduction to Evidence Based Practice
- Health, Well-Being and the Adult Client
- Contemporary Health Care: An introduction to Adult Nursing
Year Two: Adult Nursing Degree
- Developing Nursing Skills
- Acute and Continuing Care Needs of Adult Clients and Families
- Developing Clinical Sciences within Adult Nursing
- Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues in Adult Nursing
Year Three: Adult Nursing Degree
- Leadership, management and professionalism in practice
- Assessment and intervention of adult clients with complex health needs
- Empowering adult clients with ongoing health needs: A holistic approach
You’ll study with students from all fields and other professions, as well as having sessions specific to your field. There’s also the requirement to work with clients and patients from other fields, so you can care for patients with multiple and complex needs.
The nursing degree lasts a minimum of 42 weeks. Supervised practice placements are an integral part of the programme. There’s an equal split between theory and practice, which is integrated throughout all our nursing courses. Each academic year is split into three terms.
In term one you will study in a 10-week block in University (theory) followed by an eight-week block in clinical practice. In term two through to term eight, you will study six weeks of theory in University followed by six-week block in clinical practice. In term nine, you will spend 12 weeks in clinical practice. Please note that holidays are fixed and non negotiable for the duration of your nurse training.