Adult Nursing (Carmarthen Campus) (BSc (Hons))

Swansea University

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14200 per year

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About Adult Nursing (Carmarthen Campus) at Swansea University

Course Overview

This adult nursing degree is taught at our St David's Park campus in Carmarthen.

NO TUITION FEES: UK and EU students are eligible to apply for an enhanced support package for health related courses offered through the NHS Wales Bursary arrangements.

EMPLOYABILITY: 99% of Nursing graduates are employed in a professional or managerial job 6 months after graduating (Unistats 2016)

AVERAGE EARNINGS: Nursing graduates can expect a starting salary of £22,128 rising to £34,000 for a highly-experienced staff nurse

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Minimum BBB at A level, health or science-related courses desirable. Minimum five grade A-C GCSE passes including Welsh/English language, Maths and a Physical Science or Double Award Science.

ACCREDITATION: Graduates will be eligible to apply for Registered Nurse (Adult) status with the Nursing and Midwifery Council

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Unfortunately this course is available to international students only in Swansea, not Carmarthen.

Key features

  • Winner of the Student Nursing Times Award 2014 - Pre-registration Nurse Education Provider of the Year
  • 99% of Nursing graduates are employed in a professional or managerial job 6 months after graduating (Unistats 2016)
  • Ranked Top 20 in the UK for Nursing (Guardian University Guide 2018)
  • Ranked 14th out of 71 (National Student Survey 2015)
  • Graduate starting salary of £22,128
  • 92% of students say that overall, they are satisfied with the quality of the course (Unistats 2016)
  • Ranked 26th out of 71 (Times and Sunday Times 2017)
  • Some modules are available in Welsh
  • Study abroad opportunities to embrace a new culture 
  • Supported by a large number of healthcare providers plus strong links with health boards
  • Wide range of clinical experiences within south west Wales
  • You will be taught by qualified nurses, doctors and allied health professionals, many of whom still work in clinical practice

The College of Human and Health Sciences has state-of-the-art facilities for students of Adult Nursing in Swansea including a clinical practice suite which allows students to learn practical skills in realistic surroundings. 

There is also a clinical and technical skills resource centre.

Course description

Nursing is a challenging, diverse and rewarding profession focussing on the physical and psychological care of people of all ages. Nursing students must hold the desire to help and support others since nursing is just as much about health promotion and wellbeing as it is about sustenance and rehabilitation from acute or long term disease.

Students studying Adult Nursing will learn about the holistic needs of people from early adulthood until old age and develop the ability to provide high quality care in complex situations and in a range of clinical and community settings. 

They will learn how to:

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Notes about fees for this course

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU International BSc (Hons) Full-time WEDS £14,200

Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government.

Fees for full time Undergraduate International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Entry requirements

Minimum BBB A level, health or science-related courses desirable. Minimum five grade A-C GCSE passes including Welsh/English language, Maths and a Physical Science or Double Award Science. In certain circumstances Key Skills Level 3 in Application of Number will be accepted in lieu of GCSE Mathematics and Key Skills Level 3 in Communication will be accepted in lieu of GCSE Welsh/English Language.

There is no advantage in applying to both Swansea and Carmarthen and we strongly advise only applying to your preferred location.  For Adult Nursing at Carmarthen go here. 

Alternative requirements:

A comprehensive list of equivalent qualifications can be viewed at UCAS 

Any offer made is conditional, subject to:

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