Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Nursing (Adult)

This programme acts as preparation both for registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and for taking on the responsibilities and accountability involved; It aims to provide graduates holding a health-related degree the opportunity to study at level 7; the theory that underpins nursing practice and develops knowledge and skills through evidence-based learning; practice experience is gained in both hospital and community settings.

Entry requirements

Normally an Honours degree of at least 2.1 in a health related subject, plus 5 GCSEs at grade C and above including mathematics, English language and a science subject; applicants need to have relevant clinical experience to undertake the 2 year programme.

Course modules

Fundamental concepts of nursing care; introduction to anatomy and physiology; care, compassion and communication within nursing practice; development of fields within nursing; study skills for professional practice; foundations of safe and effective practice; developing knowledge and skills within adult nursing care; applying knowledge and skills within adult nursing care; public health in contemporary nursing practice; applied life and nursing sciences; evidence and research for professional practice; developing skills for safe and effective practice; values and principles for nursing people in later life; nursing care of adults with complex needs; leading and improving nursing; preparation for working life; research methods and evidence based practice.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MNurs Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 243 7900