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Nursing (Adult) (BSc)

Award
Bachelor of Science
Length of course
3 years, starts September 2020
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS course code
B745

About this course

This degree will give you the knowledge and skills you need to provide evidence-led and compassionate nursing care to adults. Your learning at Southampton, a global leader for nursing, will be supported by world-class educators and researchers.

You will study:

  • the science that underpins nursing

  • the evidence base behind the nurse's role

  • how nurses promote health and help people maintain health and well-being

You'll develop practice skills through a range of nursing placements, and benefit from simulated practice and clinical skills teaching. You will also learn with and from students of other health professions.

Practice placements will normally be in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in a mixture of hospital and community settings across 6 trusts.

To prepare you for your future role, this degree will help you to:

  • develop skills in assessment, decision-making and managing complexity across a range of healthcare environments

  • understand the nature of health needs within a global context 

  • become confident in embracing the technology and innovation needed to meet people's future health needs 

  • prepare for a future nursing leadership role in clinical or academic settings

When you have successfully completed the programme, you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a registered nurse (adult).

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 264.25 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Highfield campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.