See yourself as a qualified NMC registered nurse, confidently working across a wide range of settings? We’ll kick-start your career and help you get there.
We’ve designed this course with your modern nursing career in mind, so not only is 50% of your degree spent on clinical placements, but you’ll frequently put your academic knowledge into practice using our mock wards and clinical simulation facilities.
Why Choose University of Cumbria
Your employability will be boosted because you’ll experience both city and rural healthcare systems and have the chance to develop as a nurse who can manage and influence changes in nursing and healthcare.
And, since we’re one of only a few UK universities offering child, adult, learning disability and mental health nursing, you’ll gain a great understanding of other nursing fields to bolster your nursing potential.
- We'll cover the cost of your Uniform, DBS check** and occupational health check
- 100% of students who've wanted a job after graduation have done so successfully
- Eligible to join the NMC Register to practice as a qualified adult nurse
- Our contacts with NHS Trusts and care providers give you great employment prospects
- Tutors carry out national and international research, are members of national advisory bodies and publish papers in their areas of expertise - which will enhance your learning
- You have the opportunity to undertake your own research or alongside academic tutors
- Boost your care skills with events enabling you to see the journey from a patient’s perspective
- Take part in campaigns to implement positive changes in healthcare provision
- Develop leadership skills and learn to manage a team to boost your career
- Former students have won prestigious national awards for their work in nursing
Our primary goal is to see you become an excellent adult nurse, who has a sound and current knowledge of issues and conditions affecting patients across a wide range of practice settings.
You’ll be supported closely throughout your degree so that you step into a role as an adult nurse who can confidently make a difference to other peoples’ lives when it matters.
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.
Special offers for 2017
If you enrol onto an undergraduate NHS programme in 2017, we’ll cover the costs of your:
- DBS check**
- Occupational Health check
This is in addition to any government support agreed. Government funding for travel to placements is available - see eligibility here.
**Paid on successful enrolment onto course