University of Huddersfield - Nursing Adult BSc Hons

University of Huddersfield

Nursing Adult BSc Hons

Whether you’d like to provide care for adults in community or acute settings, this innovative nursing degree is designed to provide a great foundation for your future career. Regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), with strong partnerships with NHS Trusts, private and voluntary organizations, as well as teaching and support from experienced lecturers, practice supervisors, and assessors, this course could be a great place for you to take the first steps towards making a huge difference to people’s everyday lives.

  • Supported by a team who understands what it’s like to be an adult nurse, you’ll learn through lectures, seminars, group work, simulation, and role play.
  • You'll have the opportunity to learn key clinical skills and engage in simulation-based learning within a safe environment utilizing human patient simulators to enhance your confidence, competence, and understanding of patient care.
  • You’ll undertake clinical placements throughout the course in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, the community, as well as voluntary and private sectors.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to hear the experiences and viewpoints of service users and carers, who are part of the Public Partnership Group.
  • You’ll also learn how to respond to the physical, cognitive, and mental healthcare needs of all patients and service users across their lifespans.

The course aims to help you become a confident, competent, caring, and compassionate nurse. From day one, you’ll get the opportunity to learn in a supportive, forward-thinking, and well-connected environment. You’ll explore all aspects of nursing, from the fundamentals of providing care to more advanced topics such as complex needs, and leadership and management. You'll develop a range of specialist skills including communication, decision-making, team working, and upholding professional values, as well as practical and theoretical skills to help and achieve your full potential as an adult nurse and meet the NMC Standards.

Entry Requirements

  • BBBat A Level. If you are studying A Level Science, the endorsement for practical work is essential and a requirement for entry to our degree course.
  • 120UCAS tariff points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications. If you are studying A Level Science, the endorsement for practical work is essential and a requirement for entry to our degree course.
  • Merit at T Level
  • DDM in BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma.
  • NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma/Level 3 Extended Diploma at grade B.
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits, 15 at Distinction, 30 at Merit.
  • 120 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.
  • IELTS is 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.


Career Prospects

Nothing can really replicate working in the real-world, which is why practice placements are essential and a compulsory part of the course. The Nursing and Midwifery Council require you to complete the minimum of 2300 hours over the three years in order to obtain registration. Each year you'll complete two blocks of placement.

You'll have the opportunity to complete your practice learning experiences in a range of healthcare environments including NHS Trusts, private and voluntary organisations such as hospices, nursing homes and community settings. You'll be supervised throughout your practical experiences by a qualified professional who will provide you with any required help and advice. In order to provide you with the broadest professional experience possible, practice experiences are generally offered across West Yorkshire and occasionally beyond, covering 24 hour care including evening, weekend and night shifts.

Course Details

Year 1

Becoming a Professional - Adult Nursing
Introduction to Adult Nursing
Nursing Practice 1
Nursing Practice 2
Understanding Knowledge and Evidence for Nursing

Year 2

Developing as a Professional
Developing Critical Knowledge and Skills in Adult Nursing
Developing Research Knowledge and Evidence for Adult Nursing Practice
Nursing Practice 3
Nursing Practice 4

Year 3

Being a Professional
Enhancing Knowledge and Skills in Adult Nursing
Nursing Practice 5
Nursing Practice 6
Using Evidence and Research to Enhance Adult Nursing Practice

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