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.
- 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.
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: