Ways to study this course – UCAS Code: B710
BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2015
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UCAS points guide Tuition fee % applicants receiving offers

300

£9,000

9%

Subjects Student score % employed or in further study Average graduate salary
Nursing
HIGH 90% MEDIUM 98% HIGH £25.1k

What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level None stated
Scottish Highers None stated
BTEC Diploma None stated

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 300 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,000

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in…

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,465 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,465 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest

% applicants receiving offers

9%

This can indicate the level of competition for places on this course, but a high percentage doesn’t guarantee that you’ll get one, and vice versa.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

The University of Greenwich provides excellent teaching facilities with knowledgeable academic staff and very well equipped skills laboratories to allow students opportunities to practice their skills in a safe simulated environment. The university have excellent working partnerships with the NHS trusts where the students are placed. Practice learning is provided in 5 maternity units (1 in Kent and 4 in London) where students will gain a wide range of experience in preparation towards becoming a Registered Midwife with the NMC. Student support is very important to the University with a wide range of support systems which include personal tutors, mentors, teaching teams, programme teams and a very comprehensive range of student support services.

Modules

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How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich offers students a chance to study at a choice of incredible locations on London’s doorstep. With a campus on a recognised World Heritage Site and our modern facilities in the new award–winning £76 million Stockwell Street development in the heart of Greenwich, open playing fields setting in Avery Hill in Eltham and the easily commutable Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime – the University of Greenwich has many advantages. And that’s without mentioning all the teaching, programmes, diversity, buzz and employment opportunities on offer.

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

Who studies this subject?

Sources: BestCourse4Me & HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK

1% of students here are from outside the UK

Drop-out rate

21% of students do not continue into the second year of their course

Full-time / Part-time

29% of students are part-time

Male / Female

88% of students are female

Achievement

35% of students achieved a 2:1 or above

Typical UCAS points

260 entry points typically achieved by students

Most popular subjects students studied before attending

Here's an idea of the academic background of students from the last five years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.

Psychology

25%

Most common grade was C (32%)

Biology

23%

Most common grade was D (29%)

What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 94%
Student score HIGH 90%

Able to access IT resources

99%

Staff made the subject interesting

98%

Library resources are satisfactory

98%

Feedback on work has been helpful

80%

Feedback on work has been prompt

76%

Staff are good at explaining things

98%

Received sufficient advice and support

93%

What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study MEDIUM 98%
Average graduate salary HIGH £25.1k

Graduates who are nursing and midwifery professionals

41%

Graduates who are caring personal services

3%

Graduates who are health associate professionals

28%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This is the subject with the most degree graduates in 2012 - over 14,300. We'll always need nurses in this country, so it's no surprise to see that the very large majority of nursing graduates go on to become nurses, and that starting salaries are pretty competitive. There are lots of different specialties to choose from (including midwifery), and the most common by far is adult nursing, but the typical end result for graduates is the same – they go on to become nurses (or midwives). That’s not to say that you can’t do anything else. Some nursing graduates get other jobs - usually, but not always, in health or caring professions, or management.

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