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Adult Nursing

BSc (Single Honours)

Start date:

September 2024
February 2025

You'll need:

112 UCAS points (or equivalent)

UCAS Code: 

To apply for Roehampton campus, add B740 (no additional codes needed)

To apply for Croydon University Centre: on your UCAS application select campus code 'C' when adding Roehampton (R78) and BSc Adult Nursing (B740)

Be part of the next generation of nurses delivering high-quality, evidence-based care in community settings and hospitals, and help people to live healthy lives. You can choose to study this course at our main Roehampton campus or Croydon University Centre.

Did you know?

During your three years at Roehampton, you'll demonstrate achievement of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards of proficiency for registered nurses. 

2nd in the UK for student satisfaction in Nursing

(Complete University Guide 2025)

1st in London for nursing

In the 2023 NSS results, and also 1st and 3rd in the sector for teaching.

Top 10 in the UK for Nursing

 (Guardian University Guide 2024)

Modules

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Skills

Build the solid foundations for your future career in nursing. 

Ranked top 10 in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2024), our BSc Adult Nursing degree will help you develop a holistic approach to assessing and supporting both physical and mental wellbeing.

Working with a dedicated team of experienced clinicians and academics, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of:

  • How the human body works
  • How to help people stay healthy
  • How to treat and support people with long-term and acute illnesses.

Our priority is ensuring that you graduate with a professional skillset - this nursing degree programme has been designed to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council standards of proficiency, ensuring graduates are well-prepared for excellence in contemporary healthcare practice. This incorporates:

  • Health assessment
  • Planning holistic care
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Clinical skills
  • Medication management
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership

During your three years at Roehampton, you’ll demonstrate achievement of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards of proficiency for registered nurses.

You’ll develop the values and behaviours that underpin the NHS Constitution, such as putting service users at the centre of their care and treating people with compassion, dignity and respect.

You will learn about nursing as a profession and its central role within 21st century health and care services. You will also learn about the shift towards integrated care in the community as part of the NHS Long Term Plan.

You’ll also gain the confidence to communicate with a diverse range of people, which is a pre-requisite in the health and care professions.

Professional accreditation

On successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to apply for registration as an Adult Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Learning

Enjoy hands-on learning in clinical settings.

This course blends theory with hands-on practice in our classrooms and state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Centres (CSC).

Under the guidance of sector experts and academics, you’ll participate in:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Group work
  • Online learning
  • Reflective practical exercises.

Throughout your training, we give equal value to physical and mental health to ensure that parity of esteem is a key consideration in care delivery.

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You’ll also have the chance to study with healthcare professionals from other fields to gain a comprehensive understanding of nursing today, including:

  • Its role within 21st century health and care services
  • The shift towards integrated care in the community as part of the NHS Long Term Plan
  • The need for evidence-based practice for patient safety, and
  • The importance of developing professional relationships with the people you care for and work with.

Throughout your training, we give equal value to physical and mental health to ensure that parity of esteem is a key consideration in care delivery.

You’ll also spend a significant amount of time in our Clinical Simulation Centres (CSC), where you’ll practice skills safely with:

  • Other students
  • Service users
  • Carers
  • Role players
  • Hi-tech patient simulators.

You’ll go on to refine your techniques through a series of real-world placements – learning how to provide exceptional care in a wide range of clinical settings. 

Our placement partnerships

During your course, you’ll undertake professional placements to ensure that you’re career ready before you graduate. We have agreements in place with a broad mix of clinical placement partners, including:

  • NHS Trusts: St George’s University Hospitals, Kingston Hospital, Epsom and St Helier Hospitals, Croydon Health Services, Imperial College (Hammersmith, Charing Cross, and St Mary’s Hospitals), London Northwest University Healthcare Hospitals, and North Middlesex University Hospital
  • Community health services: Your Healthcare, Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust, Sutton Health and Care, Croydon Health Services, and Surrey Heartlands
  • Primary care nursing: Sutton, Kingston, Richmond, Croydon, Merton and Wandsworth Training Hubs
  • Mental health providers: Southwest London and St George’s Mental Health Trust, The Priory, Holybourne Hospital, Blackheath Rehabilitation Centre.
  • Other: Princess Alice Hospice, St Raphael’s Hospice, Trinity Hospice, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability (RHND), and care homes.

You can also choose to organise your own elective placement abroad.

Still have questions about starting a nursing career with Roehampton? Check out our list of FAQs which cover several areas including funding, accommodation and uniforms, and links to further reading.

To support you in your studies, we provide financial support for students. Home Nursing students also receive a non-repayable payment of £5,000 each academic year from the NHS, with additional support available.

Assessment

During your time with us, you’ll undertake a range of academic and practice-based assessments.

This includes:

  • Reflective and case study-based assignments
  • Exams
  • Presentations
  • Safety and quality enhancement projects

Your clinical skills will be evaluated through simulation-based assessments in our Clinical Simulation Centres (CSC).

Your performance and progress will also be measured on placements in various healthcare settings by both clinical and academic staff.

 

To support you through your studies, we offer in-person and online study support, wellbeing services and careers advice. We also provide financial support for students.

Careers

Help shape the future of healthcare and make a meaningful impact on people's lives.

We pride ourselves on training nurses who are highly sought after by employers and go on to become leaders of the profession.

With a BSc Adult Nursing from Roehampton, you’ll have the skills to succeed in a wide variety of settings and roles. For example:

  • Community nursing teams (District Nurse, Health Visitor, School Nurse)
  • General Practice Nurse
  • Care homes
  • Hospices
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Hospitals (Wards, A&E, ITU, Outpatients, Theatre)
  • Prisons and custody units
  • Specialist teams (Respiratory, Oncology, Tissue Viability)
  • Research
  • Education.

Wherever you’re heading, our Careers team will be on hand to help with personal coaching and support from the start of your studies until after you graduate.

Our careers team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. We will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers. You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers.

Open days

Get a real taste of our campus, community and what it’s like to study at Roehampton

Full-time UK undergraduate students apply through UCAS.

Entry tariff

112 UCAS points (or equivalent)

Specific entry requirements

A levels/BTEC (or equivalent qualification): at least one science or health-related subject.

GCSE (or equivalent) grades 4/C in Maths and English (at least one science subject desirable).

Applicants will also undertake an interview. Successful applicants will need to complete an Occupational Health (OH) Check and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Check.

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for UK students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

International undergraduate students apply through our direct application system.

Specific entry requirements

112 UCAS points (or equivalent)

A levels/BTEC (or equivalent qualification): at least one science or health-related subject.

GCSE (or equivalent) grades 4/C in Maths and English (at least one science subject desirable).

Applicants will undertake an interview. Successful applicants will need to complete an Occupational Health (OH) Check and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Check.

Non-native English speakers who do not have GCSE English or equivalent at grade 4/C or above require an IELTS score of at least 6.5 in writing and at least 7.0 in reading, listening and speaking, with a minimum overall score of 7.0. Please refer to the NMC website for more details.

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for international students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

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