Glyndwr University

BN (Hons) Adult Nursing

Why choose this course?

Nursing is a rewarding profession caring for individuals throughout their lifespan. At Wrexham Glyndwr University we will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to become a graduate and NMC registered adult nurse.

  • This subject area is rated 1st in the UK for student satisfaction in the Nursing subject league tables Complete University Guide 2023.

  • This course has been rated as part of the CHA3 subject group ranked joint 4th in the UK and 1st out of Welsh universities for teaching on my course and top 10 in the UK and 1st out of Welsh universities for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2022.

Key course features

  • Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  • Variety of practice learning placements offered with BCUHB.
  • Strong commitment to the personal and professional development of students.
  • "The university is small enough for you to be a name, not a number." - former student, Katy Fortune-Probert.
  • Opportunity for elective practice learning placements in year 2 and year 3 of the programme.
  • Placements across the three years will take place in Wales within the Betsi Cadwaldr University Health Board for commissioned (funded places). The placements will be based in a wide variety of settings.

Entry Requirements

  • You must have at least five GCSE’s at grade C/4 or above including English, Maths (or equivalent) and evidence of IT skills.
  • The academic requirements for the course are 80-112 UCAS tariff points at GCE A-level or equivalent.
  • Alternatively, you must have one of the following:
  • NVQ 3 (with evidence of English, Maths and ICT as above)


6.0 (with no individual skill score below 5.5)

Career Prospects

Career prospects are excellent with the current shortage of nurses in the UK. Students have had a range of employment opportunities working as a staff nurse in NHS and the Private sector in both the acute and community settings.

Course Details


In year one you will focus on the fundamental care skills required to practice as a caring, kind, compassionate professional who values and respects the individual needs of the patient, family and carers.


  • Fundamentals of Practice
  • Managing Vulnerability in Society
  • Foundations of Health and Wellbeing


In year two you will focus on the provision of evidence-based, compassionate and safe care for acute and chronically ill patients.  The focus will be upon the delivery of person-centred care and the promotion of healthy behaviours.


  • Developing the evidence-based practitioner
  • Meeting the needs of patients & families in acute and chronic illness
  • Promoting Healthy Behaviours


In year three you will focus on coordinating and managing change, enhancing people’s health outcomes and personal and professional development to prepare you for becoming a registered nurse.


  • Innovations in Practice
  • Holistic Co-ordination of Complex Care
  • Leading & Managing Nursing Care
*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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