This course has two annual intakes and does not follow the usual University term times.
The College of Human and Health Sciences Admissions Department will contact you direct with your start date.
SEPTEMBER INTAKE: The academic year starts early September and ends late the following August. Students must attend 42 weeks in total in each year of the programme. Students have 10 weeks non term time (NTT) in each year, over Christmas, Easter and the summer.
MARCH INTAKE: The academic year starts late February/ early March and ends late the following February. Students must attend 42 weeks in total in each year of the programme. Students have 10 weeks non term time (NTT) in each year, over Christmas, Easter and the summer. The March start date may be subject to change or withdrawal.
50% of the teaching for Adult Nursing students will take place in healthcare placements, and the other 50% will be taught at university.
This is a three-year, full-time carefully integrated modular programme of theoretical and clinical study to provide structured development of professional skills. All modules are compulsory.
You will be taught the skills to assess, plan, deliver, and evaluate evidence-based care to promote the health and wellbeing of adults with acute and chronic conditions.
Teaching is based on a social model and students will be taught to appreciate healthcare and the well- being of the patient in the wider context.
The following subjects will be taught as applied to nursing:
- Anatomy and pathology
- Sociology and psychology
- Law and ethics
- Interpersonal skills and communication
Adult Nursing students will also be taught about mental health nursing, plus caring for children, mothers and new-borns.