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Train to be a nurse at Southampton

Our Be Extraordinary film

Celebrating the extraordinary role of nurses and the impact they make to people every day.

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Working as a nurse is a diverse and rewarding role that can make a difference to the lives of millions of people every day. From caring for people at the end of their life, to welcoming newborn babies into the world, specialist nurses provide critical help across the whole of the lifecourse.

At Southampton, we ensure our graduates go out into the world equipped with a strong foundation of skills, capable of taking on different roles in a wide range of settings.

Train to be a nurse and open up a world of opportunities enabling you to choose the specialist pathway that is right for you.

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Explore our courses

Explore our courses

Take a moment to explore our courses and consider whether you have what it takes to become a student nurse with us.

Ranked 9th in the world

Ranked 9th in the world

We were ranked 9th in the world by the QS World Rankings by Subject 2018, and 3rd in the UK, reflecting our commitment to excellence and providing a vibrant learning community.  

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Watch our 30 second commercial promoting nursing at Southampton.  

Our students on why they chose nursing

Jake Dearlove

Jake Dearlove

Jake recommends thinking about a career path early and explains some of the options available.

Siobhan Daly

Siobhan Daly

Siobhan shares her journey from health care work into nursing and why she chose Southampton.

Lee Thomas

Lee Thomas

Lee explains what it is like to study nursing as a mature student.

Rebecca Thomsen

Rebecca Thomsen

Rebecca reflects on how her personal family experiences inspired her to become a student nurse.

Sean Dawtry

Sean Dawtry

Sean talks about the most memorable aspects of his studies and his plans for the future.

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Why do you want to become a nurse? Join the conversation on Twitter using #BeExtraordinary

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