Nursing (Adult) Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation TrustUCAS Code: B744
What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
An A Levels in a health & social care subject, which may include science, psychology or other related subjects is preferred.
A BTEC Extended Diploma in a health & social care subject, which may include science, psychology or other related subjects is preferred.
A level 3 health & social care subject which may include science, psychology or other related subjects is preferred.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
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 £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Do you want to make a difference and help adults who are ill, injured or have physical disabilities? Offered in partnership with the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, the University of Bolton’s Nursing (Adult) degree aims to give you the experience and skills to join this demanding yet rewarding career. The University of Bolton’s Nursing (Adult) degree, offered in partnership with the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, is designed to prepare you for a successful career caring for people over 18 who are ill, injured, or have physical disabilities. There’s a shortage of qualified nurses in the UK, so the career opportunities are excellent. You’ll spend 50% of your time in clinical practice placements at our partner Trust and study at the University will complement and enhance your learning in the workplace. We’ll 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, we’ll 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 you’ll 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.
LEVEL 1: Caring and Compassionate Foundation Skills for Nursing Practice; Developing graduate skills and using evidence to inform practice; Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology; Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology; Contemporary Approaches to Health and Wellbeing; Foundations of Medicines Management; Introduction to the Principles of Professional Practice. LEVEL 2: 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. LEVEL 3: Preparation, Transition and Nursing Management For Professional Practice (Adult Nursing); 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.
With a student body of around 13,000 you will get the best of all worlds at Bolton. You will be based on a modern, compact campus where no-one feels anonymous and, with small teaching groups on many courses, you can be sure you are a name, not just a number. Bolton itself is a friendly, thriving town close to the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool.
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