BSc nursing

What does the course involve?

In order to become a Registered Nurse you must complete a recognised degree award that is accredited by the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC). 

The degree you take will be in the field of nursing you have chosen – adult, children's, learning disability or mental health. You will learn with students in the same field of nursing but also with nurses in different fields as well as students working towards other health professional degrees. 

It is normally a three-year programme and includes learning both in the university and in a practical healthcare environment. 

How much does it cost?

University course fees - three-year course fees total approximately £28,000.

Funding is available through the Student Loan Company and NHS learning support fund.

How long does it take?

It's a three-year degree, however, there are opportunities to 'top-up' relevant foundation degrees in a shorter time.

Entry requirements

What next?

Through this route you will qualify as a nurse in your chosen field (adultchildlearning disability or mental health) you can progress your career in many ways, including specialist practice. As a nurse, you can work in many settings including hospitals, community services, care homes, nurse education, research, leadership and more. 

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