About this program
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
25 IB Diploma Points to include HL 4 or SL 5 in English, Mathematics and Scienc
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, taken within two years of course start date 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
- 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
- Health for All
- Translating Evidence into Practice
- Leading Managing & Evaluating Complex Care
- The Autonomous Practitioner
- Medicines Management
- Being an Accountable Professional
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
Undergraduate taught courses
If we classify you as an EU or Non-EU International student, you will normally pay between £16,500 and £18,000.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council
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.
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Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Met is located in the centre of Manchester, an exciting and vibrant city, full of museums, galleries, theatres and music venues. It has a proud history dating back to 1824 and has a diverse international population from over 100...
Why study at Manchester Metropolitan University
- Ranked 67th University in the UK. (Complete University Guide 2023)
- 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.
- 1,700 academic teaching staff and Professors.
- 2,700 international students from over 100 countries
- History and heritage: Our roots in higher education date back to 1824.
- Proud to be the UK's number 1 sustainable university. (People & Planet University League 2021/22)
- Free English language support during your studies.Industry links with global companies, including IBM, Bentley Motors, Bosch, Nike, Walt Disney, L’Oreal, and Lloyds Banking Group
- 90% of our research impact is world-leading or internationally excellent. (REF 2021)
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