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Kingston University

BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

UCAS Code: B740

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


Access to HE Diploma

D:21,M:18,P:6

Applicants need to have GCSE English and maths at grade C or Grade 4 in the newly reformed GCSE grading or Level 2 functional skills in maths and English.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Applicants need to have 5 GCSE's at grade C or Grade 4 in the newly reformed GCSE grading including English and maths or Level 2 functional skills in maths and English. GCSE Science is also preferred.

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112
38%
Applicants receiving offers

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Adult nursing

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– We are proud to be ranked number one in London for Nursing and Midwifery (Guardian University League Tables, 2020)
– 100 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17).
– Our award-winning simulation suite offers a wide range of realistic environments to learn in. These include hospital wards and community settings, with role-players and patient simulators.
– Kingston and St George’s won three Nursing Times Awards in 2019.
– The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) commended the range of student engagement activities available on this course. You’ll be able to engage with volunteering, fundraising, sports, societies, research and staff/student events.

**About this course**

This course gives you the specialist knowledge and clinical skills needed to become a registered adult nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and make a positive difference to people’s lives.

Your studies will include core learning relevant to all fields of nursing, and modules specific to Adult Nursing. You’ll spend 50 per cent of your time on placement in hospitals, the community and in our skills and simulation labs, developing valuable hands-on skills.

You’ll work with patients, carers, clinical mentors and other healthcare professionals.

Examples of placements are medical and surgical wards, oncology, ICU, A&E, coronary care, operating theatres, district nursing, health visiting, GP practice nursing and integrated community teams.

**Our 2020 curriculum is currently being revised in line with the new NMC standards.**

Modules

Examples of modules:

Year 1

- Science for Nursing
- Nursing in Context
- Foundations of Adult Nursing
- Nursing Practice Part 1

Year 2

- Person-centred Care
- Care of the Acutely Ill Adult
- Long Term Conditions in Adult Nursing
- Nursing Practice Part 2

Year 3

- Transition to Professional Practice in Adult Nursing
- Complexities of Adult Nursing
- Developing Evidence-based Practice
- Nursing Practice Part 3

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Kingston University

Department:

Department of Nursing

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

77%
med
Adult nursing

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Adult nursing

Teaching and learning

76%
Staff make the subject interesting
85%
Staff are good at explaining things
84%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
91%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

83%
Library resources
92%
IT resources
84%
Course specific equipment and facilities
67%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

97%
UK students
3%
International students
10%
Male students
90%
Female students
65%
2:1 or above
5%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
D

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Nursing

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£26,000
high
Average annual salary
100%
med
Employed or in further education
86%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

100%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Adult nursing

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£27k

£27k

£28k

£28k

£27k

£27k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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