Bangor University Nursing

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Bangor University Nursing

The course is appropriate for careers working with people of all ages facing physical and mental health challenges or living with learning disabilities who need professional nursing care. Nursing offers a range of interesting and rewarding careers in healthcare. Advice on entry requirements and careers can be found here.

The taught elements of this course can be delivered at both the Bangor & Wrexham Archimedes Centre campuses so students can choose which location they wish to apply for.

This course can accept self-funded overseas applicants with an IELTS of at least 7.0.

Why choose Bangor University for this course?

The taught elements of this course are held at both the Bangor & Wrexham Archimedes Centre campuses. Students can choose which location they wish to apply for.

  • 100% of graduates of all four Nursing degrees are in a professional/managerial position after 6 months (Uni Stats Key Information Set).
  • Nursing has regularly ranked highly in the annual National Student Survey. In NSS 2016 Adult Nursing achieved 83% for overall student satisfaction and was ranked particularly highly for Improving Communication Skills (95%)
  • Ranked 3rd in the UK (No.1 in Wales) for Nursing in the Complete University Guide 2017.
  • Our staff have a wide range of clinical experience at the forefront of their professional fields, and work in partnership with local health providers, including Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, to ensure our students’ learning is of the highest quality.
  • Our Pre-Registration Nursing degree leads to both an academic award and registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC), ultimately allowing you to practice within the nursing profession.
  • We are leading research programmes which are transforming the quality and delivery of healthcare in Wales and internationally.
  • We can help you realise your potential and have an enthusiastic team to help you realise your aspirations.
  • The School undertakes Healthcare and Medically related research that has had impact across the NHS and beyond – see the news section for some recent examples.
  • 95% of health research at Bangor University was recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent in REF 2014.

Entry Requirements

  • All applicants to the BN Degree must satisfy a range of entry criteria – consult the NMC’s Standards for Preregistration Nursing Education or contact for further advice/information. NMC entry requirements include demonstrating good health and good character. The School requires all candidates to undertake a criminal record check and other requirements for demonstrating good character; the local Health Board will be responsible for setting the requirement for good health. All applicants must meet the NMC entry requirements for literacy and numeracy. This would normally be demonstrated through having achieved GCSE Mathematics and Welsh or English (minimum grades A to C) or the equivalent in numeracy and communication Key Skills, level 3.
  • International applicants must achieve an IELTS examination score of 7.0 on all test scores as required by the NMC.

The entry requirements below outline the minimum educational requirements. Applicants will be expected to attend for an interview if selected, and undergo further screening for entry into nursing. See below for details.