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 not available to international students.
Why take this course?
- Winner of the Student Nursing Times Award 2014 - Pre-registration Nurse Education Provider of the Year
- Ranked Top 20 in the UK for Nursing (Guardian University Guide 2018)
- Up 20 places from 33 to 13th for Nursing in the National Student Survey, 2014. First in Wales (NSS, 2015)
- 14th in the UK for Nursing (Guardian University Guide 2016)
- 99% of Nursing graduates are employed in a professional or managerial job 6 months after graduating (Unistats 2016)
- 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
- The nearest hospital is next-door to the Campus
- Opportunities to study abroad and 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 practic
- This programme meets the professional outcomes identified by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as essential pre-requisites for registration as a nurse
The College of Human and Health Sciences has state-of-the-art facilities enabling students to learn practical skills in realistic surroundings.
Child Nursing students require the desire to work closely with children, young people and their families with both acute and chronic illnesses.
Children's nurses work as part of a multidisciplinary team and work closely with specialist nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, play specialists, social workers and others to provide and coordinate the health and wellbeing of children, young people and their families.
Individuals who pursue this career should be able to communicate well with both children and their families, work as part of a team and demonstrate a non-judgemental and caring approach towards families from a wide range of backgrounds.
Students will learn how to: