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University of Southampton

Nursing Adult and Child

UCAS Code: B746

Master of Nursing - MN

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B

preferably including a science or social science subject

Access to HE Diploma

D:33,M:9

Pass science based Access to HE with 60 credits overall, and with a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3, of which 33 must be at Distinction and 9 credits at Merit.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,M2,M2

preferably including a science or social science subject

Extended Project

A

A Level students also taking the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) will be made an alternative offer of A Level grades BBB, plus grade A in the EPQ.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

Pass with 32 points overall with 16 points at Higher Level, preferably including a science or social science subject International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP): The University of Southampton accepts the IBCP for entry to their degree programmes, recognising the value of combining academic skills with practical skills, providing a solid preparation for university level work. Offers will be made on the individual components of the IBCP. Applicants not taking the full IBCP but presenting with a combination of a Level 3 vocational qualification and IB Certificates may still be considered. Offers will be made on the individual Diploma Course subject(s) and the career-related study qualification. The CP core will not form part of the offer. Where there is a subject pre-requisite(s), applicants will be required to study the subject(s) at Higher Level in the Diploma course subject and/or take a specified unit in the career-related study qualification. Applicants may also be asked to achieve a specific grade in those elements. Please see the University of Southampton International Baccalaureate Career-Related Programme (IBCP) Statement for further information. Applicants are advised to contact their Faculty Admissions Office for more information.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H2,H3,H3,H3

preferably a science or social science. Ordinary Level English and Maths at O4 or higher required.

Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)

DD

Plus A Level grade B., preferably including a science or social science subject.

Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)

DDD

In Health Sciences or a Science subject.

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

DD

Plus A Level grade B, preferably in a science or social science subject.

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

D

Plus two A Levels at grades BB, preferably including a science or social science subject.

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

DDM

In Health Sciences or a Science subject.

Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)

D

Plus grades BB in two A Levels, preferably including a science or social science subject.

Offers will be based on exams being taken at the end of S6. Subjects taken and qualifications achieved in S5 will be reviewed. Careful consideration will be given to an individual’s academic achievement, taking in to account the context and circumstances of their pre-university education. Please see the University of Southampton’s Curriculum for Excellence Scotland Statement for further information. Applicants are advised to contact their Faculty Admissions Office for more information.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

B

AB from two A levels (preferably including a science or social science subject) and Grade B from the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate.

UCAS Tariff

128

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

24%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subjects

Adult nursing

Children's nursing

Delegate, coordinate care and challenge practice for two contrasting populations, in isolation or together, through the development of your critical thinking, reasoning and analytical skills. On this four year programme you'll leave us with a masters degree and eligibility for two fields of registration, enabling you to enter the workforce with the ability to accelerate your nursing career. Ranked 5th in the world and 3rd among UK universities for nursing (QS World Rankings by Subject 2019), our teaching will empower you to advocate for your patients and their families.

Modules

Typical course content: An Introduction to Professional Practice; Life Sciences for Nursing Practice; Fundamental Aspects of Care; Fundamental Aspects of Care Placement; Organising Person Centred Nursing Care; Organising Person Centred Nursing Care Placement; Applied Life Science for Nursing Practice; Promoting Health and Wellbeing

Assessment methods

Assessments on this programme range from essays and exams to projects and professional conversations. There is a 50/50 balance between academic and practical learning. Assessment takes place throughout the course to ensure that you are reaching the right levels of attainment. Your practical skills will be assessed whist you are on placement and recorded by your practice mentor.

Tuition fees

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

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:

Main Site - Highfield Campus

Department:

Health Sciences

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.

63%
low
Adult nursing
64%
low
Children's 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

54%
Staff make the subject interesting
75%
Staff are good at explaining things
73%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
80%
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
90%
IT resources
73%
Course specific equipment and facilities
43%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

91%
UK students
9%
International students
13%
Male students
87%
Female students
81%
2:1 or above
9%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
B

Children's nursing

Teaching and learning

54%
Staff make the subject interesting
68%
Staff are good at explaining things
78%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
83%
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

71%
Library resources
92%
IT resources
79%
Course specific equipment and facilities
26%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

91%
UK students
9%
International students
13%
Male students
87%
Female students
81%
2:1 or above
9%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
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.

£21,995
low
Average annual salary
99%
med
Employed or in further education
57%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

98%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
1%
Caring personal services
0%
Therapy 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

£28k

£28k

£30k

£30k

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.

Children's 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

£28k

£28k

£30k

£30k

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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It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

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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