What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
32 points to include 17 points at Higher Level - to include Mathematics and English.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers26%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial supportNot available
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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Successful completion of this course allows you registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a qualified (registered) nurse. You can specialise in one of four fields of nursing: adult, mental health, children, or learning disabilities. Youâ??ll study with students from all fields of nursing and other professions, as well as sessions specific to your field. Thereâ??s also the requirement to work with clients and patients from other fields, which enables you to care for patients with multiple and complex needs. Each year of the course lasts a minimum of 42 weeks. Thereâ??s an equal split between theory and practice, which is integrated throughout the course. Supervised placements are an integral part of the programme. These are in our partner health boards, as well as community and independent clinical placements. When you are working with your mentor in clinical practice, you have to work the shift patterns of the clinical area you are allocated.
Level 1: Common foundation programme for all branches: nursing care and management; sciences applied to nursing; professional practice and personal development. Level 2: Principles and practice of nursing adults 1; sciences applied to adult nursing 1; professional practice and personal development. Level 3: Principles and practice of nursing adults 2; sciences applied to adult nursing 2; managing the clinical care of adults.
The University of South Wales, formed by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport, is one of the largest in the UK, offering more opportunities and better prospects for students. Students will benefit from the University’s growing reputation as a major university for jobs and employers.
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UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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Health and Social Care
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