This course is subject to approval by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
Change lives - Become an adult nurse
Make a difference to people’s lives, right when they need it most, when you become an adult nurse. Adult nurses work across the whole spectrum of health care from young adults, to the middle aged, to over 90's and beyond, from those living with long-term illnesses, recovering from illness or living with a disability, to those needing help to stay mentally and physically well. On this innovative and accelerated programme, you will discover all the different aspects of adult nursing and be supported in getting your career off to the best possible start.
Learn your new profession in one of the top nursing schools in the UK
- Train at one of the top 5 schools for nursing in the UK
- Gain eligibility for nursing registration as well as a Master’s degree
- Benefit from a fully funded course.
- Study and train alongside a broad range of health and social care professionals, including nurses from other disciplines, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech Therapists, Paramedics, Doctors, Physician Associates and Pharmacists
- Graduate with excellent employment opportunities – we have 100% employment record on our other Nursing degrees
- Enhance your employability with training in leadership, management, service improvement, research consumerism, entrepreneurship, public health and key population and demographic issues
- Live locally, train locally and work locally. UEA is proud to part of a large network of healthcare practices across East Anglia
Is this course for me?
This course is designed for graduates with a degree in another discipline who are looking for a route into nursing. The programme structure is 50% theory and 50% practice to ensure you are appropriately prepared for the role of a registered adult nurse.
The varied life of an adult nurse
It’s no secret that nursing plays a significant role in the UK healthcare system. Your patients might be young adults, those in their middle and later years or people who may be in their nineties or beyond. As an adult nurse, you will be compassionate, determined and have the communication skills to provide care at all levels.
Starting your career as an adult nurse
As a qualified adult nurse, your skills will be in demand from the moment you graduate. You will graduate equipped to work with adults of any age, and ready to find employment. Our courses are specially designed to ensure our local health services are staffed with the highest calibre of nurses. That means that if you wish, there will be no need to relocate in search of work – you can start making a difference right here in East Anglia.
As well as going on to enjoy a challenging but highly rewarding career within acute and community NHS Trusts, you could also work within private, charitable and voluntary sector services, industry, education, management and leadership, research, armed forces, school nursing, prisons and public health.
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Last updated February 1, 2016