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University of Bolton

Nursing (Adult) Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust - Central and Trafford

UCAS Code: B742

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,C,C

Access to HE Diploma

D:9,M:36,P:0

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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17%
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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Adult nursing

As a nurse you can make a huge difference to people's health and wellbeing. Offered in partnership with the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust - Central and Trafford, the University of Boltons Nursing (Adult) degree aims to give you the experience and skills to join this demanding yet rewarding career.The University of Boltons Nursing (Adult) degree, offered in partnership with Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust - Central and Trafford, is designed to prepare you for a successful career caring for people over 18. There is a shortage of qualified nurses in the UK, so the career opportunities are excellent.Youll spend 50% of your time in clinical practice placements at our partner Trust (either Manchester or Trafford) and study at the University will complement and enhance your learning in the workplace. Well support you as you learn to care for adults with acute and long-term illnesses, in hospital and at home, and gain expertise in health promotion and disease prevention.Together with our partner Trust, well work to prepare you to become a confident, professional nurse, able to deliver and lead adult care within an ever changing health and social care environment. On successful completion of the nursing qualification youll possess the knowledge and skills you need to perform as an independent, highly competent, compassionate nurse who can be trusted to maintain professional standards and assure the protection of the public.

Modules

Modules listed below are a mixture of compulsory and optional. You may not have the opportunity to study all the modules as part of the course.

Caring and Compassionate Foundation Skills for Nursing Practice
Developing graduate skills and using evidence to inform practice
Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
Contemporary Approaches to Health and Wellbeing
Foundations of Medicines Management
Introduction to the Principles of Professional Practice
Care of Acute Physical and Mental Health Issues Across the Lifespan
Care of Complex Physical and Mental Health Issues Across the Lifespan
Principles of Medicines Management
Enhancing Health and Wellbeing
Contemporary Nursing Care for the Older Person
Preparation, Transition and Nursing Management For Professional Practice (Adult Nursing)
Application of Medicines Management
Applied Adult Nursing Practice
Nursing Care of Patients with Acute Changes
Contemporary Approaches to Dementia Care
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
Palliative and End of Life Care In Adult Nursing Practice
Developing the Evidence Base for Professional Nursing Practice

Assessment methods

Level One: Written exams (12%), Coursework (50%), Practical exams (38%)
Level Two: Written exams (10%), Coursework (52%), Practical exams (38%)
Level Three: Coursework (62%), Practical exams (38%)

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Bolton

Department:

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.

94%
high
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

97%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
97%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
99%
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

91%
Library resources
97%
IT resources
94%
Course specific equipment and facilities
88%
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
11%
Male students
89%
Female students
53%
2:1 or above
20%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
B

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.

82%
low
Employed or in further education
86%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

29%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
24%
Caring personal services
19%
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.

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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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