University of chester nursing

University of chester nursing

Adult Nursing

BN (Hons)

Make a difference to people’s lives as you study for a professional nursing career on our pre-registration Adult Nursing course.

Course overview

The adult nursing field cares for people over the age of 18 who are ill, recovering from illness or accident, or adapting to life-changing disabilities and long-term conditions. You will learn how to assess the needs of the patient through acute and long-term illness, promote health and wellbeing, communicate effectively with professional colleagues, and provide sensitive support for the patient and their families.

Why Study Adult Nursing with us?

This is a dynamic, interactive professional course which places the needs of patients and carers, students and Adult Nursing practice at its centre. The programme team are committed to supporting students to realise their potential to become compassionate, competent and autonomous Adult Nurses, able to meet current and future healthcare demands.

The course is delivered by experienced Adult Nurses with teaching and research expertise as well as experience in a wide range of clinical areas, including district nursing, health visiting, surgery and intensive care, and teaching and research expertise. The team work closely with local acute and community providers to ensure that the course remains contemporary.

University of chester nursing

Entry Requirements

Typical Entry112 UCAS points
GCE A Level112 points from GCE A Levels or equivalent. Typical offer BBC-BCC
BTECBTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; BTEC Diploma – D*D*
Irish/Scottish HighersGrades BBBB
International Baccalaureate26 points
AccessAccess to HE Diploma, to include 45 credits at Level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit or above
OCROCR National Extended Diploma: Merit 2; OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma – DMM; OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma – D*D*
Extra InformationPlease note that we accept a maximum of 20 points from GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and General Studies A Level will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A levels and BTECs/OCRs. FETAC Level 5 (Major Award) with all 8 subjects at Merit. Applicants must have GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths. We do not accept level 2 Key Skills/Functional Skills as an equivalent to GCSE. Please note that applicants must also have evidence of recent study within the last 5 years.