University Of Cumbria Nursing

By | 18th May 2017

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University Of Cumbria Nursing

University Of Cumbria Nursing

Welcome to The Department of Nursing, Health and Professional Practice. We are the largest provider of health professionals in Cumbria and North Lancashire, with an expert team of lecturers committed to providing you with the best grounding for your career in health.

If you want to take an exciting and fulfilling career as a nurse working with adults, then we have the facilities and expertise to get you well on your way. Our expert academic tutors and clinical practice staff are always on hand to offer you the benefit of their experience, fully preparing you for going into practice.We offer a wide variety of nursing placements to allow you to put your learning to the test, gaining the practical skills and knowledge to ease transition into a career. Your personal and professional development will be supported by our student support mechanisms, who will advance your learning by making sure you receive the personal attention you deserve. Get fully prepared for your future as a nurse by taking advantage of the well-equipped programme we have to offer!

*Our course at Lancaster also achieved a 91% overall course satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS).

2017 Entry

From 2017 the government will cease to provide bursaries for undergraduate NHS courses. Students will have access to the standard student support package of tuition fee loans and support for living costs, rather than getting an NHS grant. This information is based on the understanding provided by The Council of Deans for Health and may be subject to change as further details are released by the government.

How we can support you

If you enrol onto an undergraduate NHS programme in 2017, we’ll cover the costs of your:

  • Uniform
  • DBS check**
  • Occupational Health check
  • Travel costs for placements of up to £300 each year

This is in addition to any government support agreed.

**Paid on successful enrolment onto course