Nursing Studies and Health, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

University of Wales Trinity Saint David the United Kingdom

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The award
Dip HE

How long you will study
2 Years

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About Nursing Studies and Health at University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Course Overview

The Nursing Pathway provides students with the necessary skills in Nursing and Health studies. It offers students the opportunity to understand and develop skills related to nursing within the Health and Social Care sector. This course provides a valuable foundation to those who wish to seek a career in nursing or related field, but lack the necessary skills and qualifications to access the relevant degree course.

The course also has exit routes at the end of every year, with experienced staff able to help students apply to the degree of their choice, greatly increasing their chances of achieving that aim.

Students are given the opportunity to gain experience in the field with local Health Boards, in the community and with various organisations related to the Nursing/ Health sector. For example a number of our students are volunteering across hospitals in Swansea, such as with the Engage Project.

Students on the course gain the professional experience and qualifications required within the sector. The modules are underpinned with a high level of academic rigour. Course lecturers continue to pursue relevant industry/ business engagement in order that we can offer bespoke volunteer/placement opportunities related to the students area of interest.

Key Features

The DipHE offers an academically challenging, vocational experience which incorporates innovative teaching and assessment methods. The course is specifically designed to enable students to continue with their studies specialising in a chosen field.

Students will be expected to be active in managing their learning experience, to be creative and to take initiatives to develop themselves.

The opportunity to take on work experience is a rewarding intellectual experience which also provides a well-grounded base for future career development. The University's international perspective and integration with employers and professional associations guarantee relevant and current content. The wide range of extracurricular activities both subject related and social, further enhance the student experience.


The programme combines some of the current Health portfolio modules as well as introducing new modules in line with the Nursing occupational standards. The course provides a strong understanding of key nursing themes and frameworks.

Course Tutor(s)

  • Amanda Owens
  • Tania Davies
  • Karen Hudson
  • Karen Burton


The course offers a variety of approaches to assessments including; essays, exams, reports, presentations and reflective blogs. All assessments ensure students gain practical skills and knowledge that are essential in today's working environment.

Career Opportunities

On completion of the course students will exit with significant subject knowledge and up to date skills designed for the modern workplace. Possible careers are very diverse which reflects the diversity of the health care profession. Students can either apply for a nursing degree or continue on to one of our health and social care programmes.

Related Courses

  • Health Management
  • Health and Social Care

Study options for this course

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  • The awardDip HEHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
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Entry requirements

Entry Criteria

80 UCAS points or equivalent.

Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.

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