BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Nursing)

This degree can be taken by nurses, midwives or health visitors. The course offers career enhancement and progression to professionals by enabling you to exercise higher levels of judgement, discretion and decision making in clinical care.

You can tailor your study to increase your expertise in professional practice in relation to your specific work setting/client group, and all Professional Practice modules allow you to apply theories to your own practice.

International students who are eligible can undertake the Overseas Nursing programme and/or the University offers preparation for the assessment of competency test that leads to UK Registration. On successful completion, you will have gained an internationally recognized qualification that is designed to prepare nurses to take up posts within nursing services globally.

What you will study

Full Time Options 1 year (non work placement)

Module choices must be agreed with the award leader. There is also opportunity to select modules from other subjects which will enable you to specialise in certain areas, critical care, pain management, or mental health.

For those international students who are eligible you can undertake the Overseas Nursing Programme as one of the subject choices.

Core Modules
  • Research in Professional Practice
  • Professional Practice Project
Other modules:
  • Leadership in Professional Practice
  • Contemporary Nursing Practice in the UK (for international students)
  • ...
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Entry Requirements

You will be registered with a nursing/midwifery professional body (or equivalent if you are an international student) e.g. Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC).

Must demonstrate a credit rating of 120 credits at Level 4 and 120 credits at Level 5, or enter via the Assessment of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) route.

English IELTS 6 or equivalent is required.

Tuition Fees

UK and EU fees for full-time study

The fee for this course in 2015 is £9,000

To find out what fee you will actually pay, please visit our money website.


To find international fees, visit our international website.


  • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Feb 2016
    • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
      • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Feb 2017
        • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2017


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