University of Greenwich - Adult Nursing, BSc Hons

University of Greenwich

Adult Nursing, BSc Hons

Adult nurses provide a constant source of support and care to patients. Our degree in adult nursing prepares you for the role and responsibilities as a registered nurse. You'll be working in the NHS serving south-east London and Kent.

We provide you with the skills to meet the needs of patients and their significant others. This will include experience in the hospital, independent and the home environment. You will learn accountability for the important role you will play in their lives.

Entry Requirements

GCSE Mathematics and English Language with a minimum of grade 4 (C) are required
or Level 2 from a pre-2014 Access course
or Functional skills level 2

Career Prospects

We offer either a hospital or community route through the Adult Nursing programme in order for you to tailor your placement experience to your future career aspirations.

When on placement you will be allocated a practice supervisor who will support your learning and development on placement. You will also be assigned a practice assessor who will complete the formal assessment of your practice learning. 

Adult nursing is a challenging yet extremely rewarding career where you will work with a diverse range of acute and long-term illness in adults, in addition to promoting healthy lifestyles for all.


You will spend 50% of your time each year in these valuable work placements. Here you will learn the vital importance of communication and team work with other staff members.

Course Details

Year 1

Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology (30 credits)
Individual Health & Well-Being (30 credits)
Foundations of Nursing Practice (Adult Nursing) (30 credits)
Professional and Academic Development (30 credits)

Year 2

Pathophysiology: Illness and its impact upon individuals (15 credits)
Recognising and Managing Individual Needs (30 credits)
Developing Adult Nursing Practice (30 credits)
Medicines Management (15 credits)
Understanding Research in Evidence Based Practice (30 credits)

Year 3

Preparation for Professional Practice (30 credits)
Advancing Adult Nursing Practice (30 credits)
Consolidating Adult Nursing Practice (30 credits)
Exploring Evidence for Professional Practice (30 credits)

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