BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
We’ve designed our course around the core values of the NHS constitution so that you understand what’s required in caring for and supporting vulnerable adults. Our aim is to make sure we prepare you for the challenges you may face and develop the expertise you’ll need to become a leader in nursing.
You’ll spend half of this course on clinical placements in a variety of settings, these may include an operating theatre, accident and emergency, a community health centre, an intensive care unit, an outpatients department or a nursing home.
When you’re on campus, you’ll practice clinical skills and techniques, such as how to manually take a patient’s blood pressure and how to give emergency care in our Clinical Simulation Suite.
As well as practical skills, some of the topics you’ll explore in lectures include anatomy, infectious diseases, how poverty impacts on health, and the ethics of being an adult nurse in today’s society.
All students must demonstrate in their personal statements an understanding of adult nursing in the UK incorporating the NHS core values and contemporary issues in nursing. You must evidence an understanding of the qualities required to be a nursing professional in the UK in order to be shortlisted for an interview. Successful applicants will be subject to a video/face-to-face interview.
UK Students Entry Requirements
Specific GCSE Requirements
A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including Mathematics, English Language, Science and evidence of IT skills. Grade B GCSE Science preferable for applicants who are studying Level 3 BTEC
For applicants who do not hold a GCSE Maths qualification C/4 or above, we welcome applications from candidates who are willing to undertake and complete an equivalent to GCSE Maths C/4 prior to entry i.e. Level 2 Functional Skills or the Manchester Met Equivalency Test
We will accept GCSE Science, Biology, Additional Science, Applied Science, BTEC Level 2 Science (Pass) or the Manchester Met Equivalency Test as an acceptable equivalent.
Please note that we will only consider one equivalent (as outlined above), i.e. either Mathematics or Science, not both.
Access to HE Diploma candidates studying a Science based course only require GCSE English Language and Maths, Grade C or 4.
International Students Entry Requirements
International Baccalaureate Points
29 IB Diploma Points
IELTS Score Required For International Students
6.5 overall with a minimum score of 6.5 in reading, listening and speaking and 6.0 in writing
There’s further information for international students on our international website if you’re applying with non-UK qualifications.
For more information about entry requirements, please visit the university website.
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- Becoming an Accountable Professional 1
- Becoming an Accountable Professional 2
- Science & Skills for Practice
- Introduction to Nursing Enquiry & Evaluation
- What is Health?
- Effective Communication in Health & Social Care
- Diversity in Nursing Practice
- Developing Governance in Practice
- Assessing Need & Planning Care for Adult Nursing
- Developing as an Accountable Professional 1
- Developing as an Accountable Professional 2
- Health for All
- Translating Evidence into Practice
- Leading Managing & Evaluating Complex Care
- The Autonomous Practitioner
- Being an Accountable Professional 1
- Medicines Management
- Being an Accountable Professional 2
Scholarships & funding
Manchester Met is offering a scholarship package of £2,000 for every year of study to international students accepted onto a full-time taught undergraduate program that starts in September 2020. If you meet the eligibility criteria, the scholarship will be awarded upon enrolment, no application is required.
For more information about scholarship options, please visit the university website.
- Tuition fee for UK, EU and Channel Island students: £9,250 per year.
- Tuition fee for Non-EU International students: £17,000 per year.
A 3 year degree qualification typically comprises of 360 credits (120 credits per year).
- Become a registered nurse - As a graduate, you’re eligible to register as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
- Extra qualifications - You will have the opportunity to gain the added benefit of additional awards in Acute Illness Management and Mental Health First Aid by the end of the course.
You might decide to specialise in a particular field of nursing and continue with postgraduate study. We have a range of postgraduate courses to support your professional development.
When you graduate, you’ll gain a Bachelor of Science degree and eligibility to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as an adult nurse.
As a registered nurse, you might work at one of our partner NHS trusts, where you completed a placement experience, or you might move into the private or voluntary sector.
Many of our graduates work as staff nurses in NHS hospitals in the UK and go on to become ward managers or specialist nurses, but you could develop your nursing career in a GP practice, care home, school, hospice, prison or the Armed Forces.
About this institute
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Metropolitan University is home to a diverse international student population from more than 130 countries. The University is ranked amongst the world’s top 200 universities under 50 years old†, which is a measure of its commitment to delivering and...
Why study at Manchester Metropolitan University
- Ranked in the world’s top 200 universities under 50 years old. (** Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020)
- Lifelong access to our digital careers service for all alumni of the University.
- £400M+ future investment planned to develop our facilities, buildings and public spaces.
- Holder of the distinguished Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2019 for our multilingual poetry project, Mother Tongue Other Tongue.
- 1,700 academic teaching staff and Professors.
- Our teaching quality has been recognised with a Silver award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), introduced by the Government in 2017.
- History and heritage: Our roots in higher education date back to 1824.
- Partnerships from across the sporting world including Manchester City Football Club.
- One of the UK's greenest universities / Ranked 2nd in the People & Planet University League 2019.
- Founding member of the Institute of Coding.
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