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Teesside University

Nursing Studies (Adult) (Pre-Registration)

UCAS Code: B700

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

Entry requirements


Minimum of 96 UCAS tariff points required from two or three A levels or equivalent.

Pass QAA recognised Access to HE Diploma including a minimum of 27 level 3 credits at merit with a minimum of 77 points. Plus GCSE grade C in English Language and mathematics or equivalent level 2 modules required.

Minimum of 96 UCAS tariff points from 4 or 5 Irish highers/honours subjects

Minimum of 96 UCAS tariff points; Grade MMM

Minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points required from Advanced Highers only, in no more than three subjects. Plus GCSE grade C in English Language and mathematics or equivalent (or standard grade 1 or 2, or intermediate grade C or above).

Minimum of 111 UCAS tariff points required from 4 or 5 Highers. Plus GCSE grade C in English Language and mathematics or equivalent (standard grade 1 or 2, or Intermediate grade C or above).

UCAS Tariff

96-112
55%
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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Adult nursing

**Summary**: Do you want to make a difference to patients and their families, now and in the future? This adult nursing degree equips you with the knowledge and skills required to do this and to develop a leadership role within the health and social care team.**Course details**: This course enables you to care for adult patients who may have physical, emotional and social care needs, in a range of hospital and community settings. It develops your clinical decision-making and interpersonal skills, and your ability to provide high-quality person-centred compassionate nursing in a safe and caring environment. It is also a major step towards an exciting and rewarding career. To be a nurse and to share peoples healthcare experiences, in sometimes very difficult and emotional times, is a privilege. The public places high expectations and levels of trust on nurses, and the course develops practitioners who can meet these expectations. It is hard work and challenging. Therefore to work within the healthcare sector it is essential that you are able to demonstrate the core values embedded within the NHS Constitution: working together for patients, respect and dignity, commitment to quality of care, compassion, improving lives and everyone counts. Throughout the course, as part of the placement experience, you will be required to participate in a shift pattern rota or work weekends.**After the course**: On successful completion of the course you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council on the nurses' part of the Professional Register (Adult Nursing). A diverse range of career opportunities are available within the NHS and private sectors in the UK and overseas. This course has been designed to prepare you for the challenges and demands of contemporary and future nursing, health and social care practice. It also provides a stepping stone from which you can further develop your expertise in the fields of nursing practice, leadership, research, education and consultancy.

Modules

Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Assessment methods

50% of the learning time is spent in University or participating in self-managed learning activities and the other 50% is spent within placement allocations. During practice allocations you are required to complete the shift patterns allocated to you by your mentor or supervisor. These will include early starts, night duty and weekend shifts. During University-based learning you engage in a range of both teacher-led and student-led activities, including lectures, discussions, group activities, seminars, tutorials, workshops, experiential simulations and e-learning. Practice placements are provided in hospital and community settings, incorporating nursing in the home, preventative, acute and long-term healthcare provision, enabling you to explore the adult service users’ journey, nursing and healthcare needs. These placements give you the opportunity to gain experience with client groups from other fields of nursing to enable you to develop an understanding of the health and nursing needs of people across the practice. The range of placements provide diverse and rewarding learning experiences. You may be expected to travel to different areas. A variety of assessments are used to measure your progress and achievement of module outcomes and practice competencies. Examples include written assignments, reflection, case studies, examinations, poster presentations and projects. You are also assessed in practice each year through a portfolio of evidence. Key competencies which must be met for this course include: mathematical calculations in relation to drug administration, physical and manual dexterity to undertake clinical skills, observational and auditory ability are needed to carry out holistic practical examinations and emergency care, accurate interpretation of assessment data and written records, such as drug prescription charts and treatment plans, to inform clinical decision making, and keeping accurate and legible records.

The Uni


Course location:

Teesside University

Department:

Health and Social Care

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.

80%
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.

Nursing (non-specific)

Teaching and learning

88%
Staff make the subject interesting
93%
Staff are good at explaining things
86%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
96%
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

90%
Library resources
93%
IT resources
90%
Course specific equipment and facilities
62%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

99%
UK students
1%
International students
12%
Male students
88%
Female students
55%
2:1 or above
4%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
C

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.

£22,000
med
Average annual salary
99%
low
Employed or in further education
83%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

97%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
1%
Managers and proprietors in hospitality and leisure services
1%
Welfare and housing associate 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.

£26k

£26k

£27k

£27k

£29k

£29k

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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