Nursing (Adult) (BSc Hons)

Nursing (Adult)

BSc (Hons)

Become a graduate nurse of the future

Get the skills you need for success in this dynamic and rewarding profession.

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Learning shared

Develop your skills by working with a range of healthcare professionals.

Gloucestershire NHS.

This degree was developed in partnership with the Gloucestershire NHS Health Community and is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Nursing students.

Have placements in a variety of healthcare settings and work with professionals from across health and social care.

A Nursing student.

Learn about the importance of taking good care of yourself, so you can take good care of others.

Put your skills into practice on campus

Put your learning to the test in our simulated clinical suite.

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Developed with professionals, delivered by professionals

Dr Joy Darch, Academic Subject Leader, Nursing

Dr Joy Darch

Academic Subject Leader, Nursing

"It is an exciting time to study at the University of Gloucestershire, as we work in collaboration with practice partners to provide education in the changing landscape of healthcare.

Nurse Education has to meet the needs of professional bodies, organisations and individuals in order to ensure high quality healthcare. At University of Gloucestershire we never lose sight of that while also reminding students to take care of themselves while caring for others."

Joy is a Florence Nightingale Research Scholar.

Career ready

Hear from Leonora on access to brand new facilities, opportunities to work in a variety of placements and the support of the nursing community.

Course details

Nursing student with a stethascope.

Course outline

Our innovative new nursing degree provides you with the experience and opportunities to become a graduate nurse of the future. Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, this course offers a unique pathway that will see you focus on a different aspect of nursing each year, giving you the confidence to lead and manage yourself as a practitioner (first year), the care you deliver (second year) and the service that you work in (third year).

View our Nursing application flowchart for a simple and easy guide to your Nursing application.

Nursing is an exciting and rewarding profession which requires you to take care of yourself to enable you to care for others – we will support you to consider and maintain your own personal wellbeing and resilience within a ‘Culture of Care’ for both you, and people in your care.

In conjunction with our partners** we will help you develop the skills and adaptability you need to deliver high quality patient care in a range of settings, while also promoting the NHS values and vision ensuring everyone has greater control of their health and wellbeing.

**This course is developed in partnership with Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services, 2Gether NHS Foundation Trust, Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and Healthwatch.

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Study style

You will work in supportive teams with practice and academic experts, mentors and personal tutors. Your course is 50% theory and 50% practice and commences with a six week introductory block with regular placements in professional healthcare settings, allowing you to work with patients, their carers and care providers.

Course modules

You'll study a variety of modules from 'Nursing Assessment and Skills Development (Adult Nursing)' to 'Shared Decision Making (Adult Nursing)'.

Take a look at the course content for full details of all the modules you'll study on this course.

Industry links

You will gain experience with placements in a variety of healthcare settings, including acute, primary, independent and private care. You will benefit from the support of Coaches in Practice while on placement and the university uses a Collaborative Learning in Practice (CLiP) approach to supporting you in practice areas wherever possible.


  • Nursing
  • Healthcare Leadership and Management
  • Education
  • Research
  • International Nursing

Study mode



3 Years (Full-Time)


Oxstalls, Gloucester

Entry requirements

Tariff information for 2020 entry

112 tariff points

Typical offers

BBC at A levels with one subject preferably in a science subject, DMM at BTEC to include 6 units in a Science or Social Science subject.

Mature Applicants: We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants.

International Students: Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country.

You must have a minimum of 5 subjects at GCSE grade 4/C or above, to include English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. Please contact our admissions team if you have a question.

Subject to satisfactory DBS disclosure; selection is by interview

Further information about entry requirements for Adult Nursing - January 2020 entry

Don’t yet meet these entry requirements? Consider our Health and Social Care CertHE while you work towards this course.


See the further details of fees and potential extra costs when studying a course at the University of Gloucestershire.

UCAS Codes

UCAS codes available for this subject
BSc (Hons) - 3 years full-time148N

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