About the Adult Nursing Undergraduate course
Immerse yourself in a physically, intellectually and emotionally challenging course that will prepare you for an extremely rewarding career. Spending 50% of your time in healthcare placements, you will develop skills in caring for adults with acute and long-term health needs across a variety of settings.
You will learn about professional behaviour and conduct, and will develop the knowledge, skills and attitude needed to become a registered nurse responsible for leading and coordinating care. Learning alongside students in related healthcare professions, including physiotherapy, social work and dietetics, will give you a wider view of the career you are about to enter.
Eligible applicants can apply for a means tested bursary and to have their fees paid. Please visit NHS Student Grants for more information.
Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.
If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.
Mature ApplicantsOur University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.
If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.
Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.
MSc Nutrition in Practice
My job role is working with patients who have cancer, circulating their nutritional requirements. The University really prepared me with all the knowledge I needed to help improve people's quality of life.
Successful completion of this course will provide you with the eligibility to register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. Youll take part in employability sessions that will allow you to experience a simulated shortlisting panel and interview, undertake workshops with employers, and attend recruitment events, all designed to help you excel during recruitment processes.
- Adult Nurse
- Health Visitor
MODULES & LEARNING
Progress from a pedagogic to an androgogic position as you move throughout the programme. You'll be given a framework enabling you to develop self awareness and progression, preparing you for practice.
You'll be inroduced to the core/ fundamental communication skills essential for sound clinical nursing practice.
Gain an introduction to normal anatomy and physiology of selected systems, progressing to explore altered physiology and function, and evidenced based nursing interventions.
You'll study the NMC criteria for Professional Values, Communication and Interpersonal Skills, Nursing Practice and Decision Making and Leadership, Management and Team Working.
Look at the professional ethical and legal principles that underpin the clinical practice of registered nurses.
Prepare yourself for practice placements so you can support your developing clinical practice with theory.
Contine to look at normal anatomy and physiology of selected systems, and explore altered physiology and function and evidenced based nursing interventions.
Gain the theory and practice to achieve all the NMC criteria for the second progression point.
Further develop your personal, professional and inter-professional skills with the focus being on your interface with other professions.
Work towards achieving the NMC criteria for Values, Communication, Practice and Leadership.
Building on your first year modules, you will develop more complex counselling and interpersonal skills.
Understand the key elements of the NMC professional curriculum for Non-Medical Prescribing, linking the theory underpinning the use of medications to patient and service user centred care.
Address the core principles of leadership, management and enterprise within a local, national and international context. Explore globalisation and evaluate health care needs and provision within a dynamic context, and appraise the influence of leadership, management and innovation in contemporary health care.
Address the NMC standards for Pre Registration Education, including Professional Values, Nursing Practice and Decision Making and Leadership, Management and Team Working.
Gain theory and practice to enable all the NMC criteria to be achieved to support entry to the professional register
Develop yourunderstanding of relevant theories, services and practice tools to support therapeutic skills in working with people who have long term conditions and those approaching the end of life.
Studying with Leeds Beckett gives you access to diverse placement opportunities including Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and Leeds Community Healthcare Trust. These organisations offer work experience placements in a variety of settings including secondary and regional care units, community teams and GP practices. You can also apply for exciting projects such as working with the medical services at Leeds and Download Festivals, Headstart or the final year Community Scheme and focus on areas of personal interest in healthcare during the volunteering strand of the course.
Adult NursingJanine LeeSenior Lecturer
It's really rewarding to see our students develop during their time with us, using the knowledge and skills that they acquire during university and practice to realise their own potential and become compassionate and caring nurses.
- BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Course Leader - Janine Lee
Tuition fees for this course are usually paid by the NHS and in many cases a bursary will also be available. To qualify you must meet the eligibility and residency rules which are determined by the external body which administers the scheme - NHS Student Bursaries. For details of the scheme and a bursary calculator to help you gauge your entitlements please see their website http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/Students/4002.aspx.
Our libraries are two of the only university libraries in the UK open 24/7 every day of the year. However you like to study, the libraries have got you covered with group study, silent study, extensive e-learning resources and PC suites.
- Clinical Skills Suite
The £1 million suite has been designed to meet the learning needs of a range of health professionals, with specialist equipment in purpose-built rooms enabling a variety of sessions to be carried out in a suitable and safe environment.
Keeping fit is easy at Leeds Beckett - our fitness suites are easy to get to, kitted out with all the latest technology and available to all sports members.
An amazing place to spend your days
It is not every university that can offer you the chance to study in the best tall building in the world. But we can. Our City Campus is home to such award-winning learning environments as Broadcasting Place, voted best tall building in the world in 2010. Other buildings include the Rose Bowl, home to our Business School, which was awarded Best Commercial Property Development in the 2009 Yorkshire Property awards. Just over the road from the Rose Bowl is the Leslie Silver building which houses one of our impressive libraries across five floors. The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year.
- Campus ToursOur Campus Tours take place on Wednesday afternoons at 13:00* throughout the academic year.
- Online Open DaysJoin us at our Online Open Days on the first Wednesday of the month.
To order a copy of the latest Undergraduate prospectus, please register your details.
Other Courses that may interest you
Mental Health NursingBSc (Hons)
Use your personal and communication skills to learn how to support people with mental health problems, helping them lead a normal life.
Speech & Language TherapyBSc (Hons)
Help people towards having a voice again, from children who stammer to adults recovering from stroke and other brain injuries
Gain valuable knowledge and skills that will enable you to positively contribute to the health and wellbeing of the general public
Mental Health StudiesCertificate
Gain specialist knowledge and increased confidence allowing you to deliver quality care and support to people with mental health difficulties
Leeds is brimming with cultural interest, a vibrant and varied nightlife and some of the best shopping in the north of England.
Leeds lies at the heart of the UK with excellent transport links to most major cities. It was also voted best UK University Destination and is home to 200,000 students.
Experience accommodation with a difference. We are proud to offer some of the best university accommodation in the UK.
We've put together an easy to follow step-by-step guide to applying for a place here at Leeds Beckett University. Here's what you need to do.
- 1Select Your courseResearch the courses on offer and select the right course for you.March - September
- 2Apply Through UCASVisit the UCAS website (www.ucas.com) and follow the course application process. For part time courses you can apply directly through our website.From SeptemberDon't FORGET...
Make Leeds Beckett your first option
- 3InterviewsSome courses may require you to attend an interview before an offer can be made.December - MarchDeadline
UCAS applications need to be completed by mid-January
- 4Student FinanceApply for student finance - tuition loans and maintenance grants.January - July
- 5Applicant DaysOnce you have received an offer you will be invited to an Applicant Day.January - April
- 6AccommodationAfter accepting your offer, you can apply for our university accommodation.February - JuneDeadline
Your deadline for accepting an offer is May - June
- 7ResultsConfirmation of your place and the start of the clearing process.Mid-August