Utilise state-of-the-art simulation facilities. Undertake practical placements in hospital and community settings. Guarantee an interview with a local NHS Trust upon graduation. Be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Nurse.

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Courses we offer

Our degrees are designed to suit your personal needs, and with this in mind we operate within a flexible framework, allowing you to select specific modules within our various programmes to suit your own interests. Take a look below to find the right course for you.

Undergraduate courses

BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Practice

BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Practice

On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Registered Nurse (Adult). Undertake NHS Trust clinical placements, learn about physical and human science in a range of modules such as Foundations of Nursing Practice, Foundations of Physical and Human Science, Nursing Practice for Altered Health and Leadership and Management.

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Professional Certificate in Education PCET

BSc (Hons) Learning Disability Nursing Practice

This course will lead to registration as a qualified nurse in the care of those with learning disabilities, in which there is a lack of experienced and effective practitioners.

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Mental Health Nursing Professional Practice

BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing Practice

This course will lead to registration as a qualified nurse in mental health. It is a dynamic programme and responsive to the UK Government’s initiative on meeting the public’s mental health needs.

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BSc (Hons) Nursing 1 Year Top-Up

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Top-Up)

Improve your current Nursing qualification. Enhance your career prospects. Top-up your current diploma to an honours degree in only one year. Join many of our graduates who have gone on to secure senior positions in nursing.

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BSc (Hons) Nursing (Top-Up) via Study Centres

'Top-up' your registered nursing qualification to a full honours degree in one year. This course places a strong emphasis on relating nursing theory to clinical practice. Degree qualifications are becoming increasingly vital for moving up to senior positions and our graduates have a strong record of career progression.

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Postgraduate courses


MSc Nursing

Higher qualifications are required for promotion in the nursing profession. Take on roles like nurse team manager and nurse consultant by earning this degree. Continue your professional development and make a significant contribution to people’s health and wellbeing. Based on the NHS Leadership Framework, you’ll learn to manage people, work within teams, make decisions, evaluate impact and facilitate transformation.

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First-class facilities and work-based placements

A degree in Nursing is ideal if you have a genuine interest in a caring profession, improving the lives of patients. The integration of theory and practice is at the centre of our Nursing courses. Learning is underpinned by evidence-based practice promoting high quality, compassionate and patient centred health care provision. You will be supported to relate nursing theory to clinical practice, demonstrating your competence in clinical nursing.

During your placements, you will be expected to undertake shift-work in which you will be assigned a Clinical Mentor who will directly supervise you as well as acting as a means of support and guidance. A Clinical Link Tutor from the University will also support you during your practice placements.

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Purpose-built research facilities

You'll also get the chance to benefit from the University’s purpose-built research and teaching facilities in the Living Lab and Helen McArdle House, where you'll be based, which has recently undergone investment to bring you state-of-the-art facilities.

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