Immerse yourself in a physically, intellectually and emotionally challenging course that will prepare you for an extremely rewarding career. Spending 50 per cent of your time on practice placements, you will develop the practical skills needed to care for adults with acute and long-term illnesses across a variety of settings.
Understand your obligations in terms of your professional behaviour and conduct, and develop the knowledge, expertise and attitude needed to become a registered nurse responsible for leading and coordinating care. Learning alongside students studying related healthcare professions such as physiotherapy, social work and dietetics will give you a wider understanding of the profession you are about to enter.
Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.
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.
We understand that full-time study does not suit everyone. That’s why we offer courses which give you the opportunity to decide where, when and how you can get involved in learning. Studying a distance learning course offers the convenience and flexibility to make education work for you. Whether you’d like to fit your studies around childcare, develop your skills while working or, quite simply, want to learn from the comfort of your own home, we can help you gain a qualification at a time and pace that suits your lifestyle.
Like our students on campus, you will have the same excellent teaching and learning resources, however you’ll find these online instead of in a lecture theatre. Not only are all the modules taught online, but you will also have access to an online community and more than 140,000 books and journals in our online library.
- 24/7 Library
- Expert careers service
- Specialist facilities
- TEF Silver Award
- University accommodation
- Professional recognitions
- Part-time study available
Teaching and learning
We regularly review our courses to ensure we are offering you the best educational experience. This course is currently being reviewed for 2020 entry, therefore the information below is correct for students joining us in 2019/20, but there may be changes for students who wish to join us in 2020/21. These will be confirmed in the course specification made available to new applicants on this page from June 2020.
Janine is a Course Director for the BSc (Hons) adult nursing and BSc (Hons) mental health nursing. She is also a registered Nurse and Registered Nurse Tutor with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
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.
Fees & funding
This course doesn't currently have any active start dates.
Our Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year, providing you with access to specialist books and journals, learning spaces, computers, multimedia facilities and media equipment hire. Tens of thousands of our Library's digital resources, including ebooks, ejournals and databases, can be accessed online at a time and place to suit you.