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A bachelor’s degree is a four-year undergraduate degree and is the standard for higher education throughout most of the world. Bachelor’s degrees can be earned at state universities, at private universities, at community colleges and via online universities.

A Bachelor in Nursing seeks to prepare individuals for a career in healthcare. Students are taught a diverse array of subjects which include clinical nursing practice, social justice, psychosocial sciences, biosciences and health optimisation.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

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BSc in Nusing (Adult)

Campus UK Full time 3 years
February 2015

Our BSc Nursing (adult route) is one of four options for studying nursing within our School of Health and Human Sciences, all of which lead to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and an associated academic award. [+]

Best Nursing in UK Bachelors. BSc in Nusing (Adult)

Our four options are:

- three-year BSc Nursing (Adult) (B740);- three-year BSc Nursing (Mental Health) (B760);- two-year MSc Nursing (Adult) (MSc B740); and- two-year MSc Nursing (Mental Health) (MSc B760).

Our programme aims:

1. to provide a comprehensive teaching environment that facilitates the development of safe and effective adult nurses;

2. to develop the capacity in you to work autonomously in contemporary health settings and within associated legislation;

3. to enable you to demonstrate client-centred communication and interpersonal skills when working with people in distress;

4. to assist you to value theoretical understanding and practice evidence based decision making in adult nursing;... [-]

BA in Nursing Studies

Campus UK Full time
February 2015

This is anestablished Honours Degree Nursing Programme which has a proven track record ofpreparing graduates for employment in a variety of health care settings. [+]

BA in Nursing Studies

This is anestablished Honours Degree Nursing Programme which has a proven track record ofpreparing graduates for employment in a variety of health care settings. 

The overall aim of the BA (Honours) NursingStudies programme is to equip student nurses with the necessary critical thinkingand practical skills in addition to essential competencies to delivercompetent, person-centered, safe and effective high quality health care. Withinthis aim, students will be involved in interprofessional learning inmultidisciplinary settings where they will learn with, by and from eachother. 

Successful completion of theprogramme will facilitate their ability to meet the current and emerging healthneeds of individuals, families and communities within a local and globalcontext. The primary focus of the programme is educating students towardsregistration as a Registered Nurse (Adult). In order to meet the requirementsof the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for Nurse Registration, theprogramme operates an extended academic year of 45 weeks. ... [-]

BSc in Nursing: Child Nursing

Campus UK Full time 3 years
February 2015

The BNurs degree programme extends over three years and enables students to specialise in one of three fields of nursing practice: adult nursing, mental health nursing or child nursing. Students must choose their desired field prior to starting the programme. [+]

Best Nursing in UK Bachelors. BSc in Nursing: Child NursingThe BNurs degree programme extends over three years and enables students to specialise in one of three fields of nursing practice: adult nursing, mental health nursing or child nursing. Students must choose their desired field prior to starting the programme.Students study the theoretical basis of nursing practice and a range of theories of human functioning drawn from behavioural, social and biological sciences. Emphasis is placed on the importance of competence in clinical nursing practice combined with in-depth knowledge and evidence-based decision making skills.

Clinical practice placementsThe development and assessment of nursing competencies in clinical practice is a key feature and requirement of the programme. Throughout the programme, students will learn what it is like to work within the modern NHS, developing clinical knowledge, skills and confidence as a key member of the professional healthcare team.The School maintains excellent working relationships with local NHS Trusts in Greater Manchester and the wider North West, and students will undertake a range of practice placements in both community and hospital settings. Clinical staff based within practice placements and academic staff from the School are available to support students with their studies whilst on placement and to assist and guide should any difficulties arise.50% of the programme is undertaken in clinical practice and students will be required to follow shift patterns in clinical placement areas where they are working. This will include early shifts starting from 7.00am and late shifts, sometimes finishing at 9.30pm. Students will also be required to work some weekends and some night duty during the 3 years.Annual leave entitlement is set in advance by the University and is non-negotiable. However, it does include time off over Christmas, New Year and Easter.During clinical placements, students are supervised by qualified health professionals and are allocated a named mentor. Their role is to support students in practice-based learning and to assess their developing knowledge and skills against required competencies.In order to gain sufficient time in practice, the programme is 38 weeks per year and extends beyond the normal university semesters.The programme prepares students to practise effectively in a variety of professional child nursing settings. This well-established programme has a national and international reputation for excellence, and has produced many of the country's leading nurse practitioners, researchers, academics and policy-makers.... [-]

BSc in Midwifery/Midwifery Studies

Campus UK Full time
February 2015

The programme is an international programme, with students from several countries participating in the on-line delivery through the medium of Blackboard. [+]

BSc in Midwifery/Midwifery Studies

The programme is an international programme, with students from several countries participating in the on-line delivery through the medium of Blackboard. All participants have a midwifery qualification. Students have a diversity of experience, which promotes stimulating exchange of ideas. The programme takes account of previous academic and experiential learning.

Programme Aims

The programme aims to enhance the academic and professional development of midwives in a climate which encourages reflection, international dialogue, inquiry and good practice. The programme is in keeping with WHO (2005) recommendations to promote harmonisation of educational experience amongst European midwives.For the programme aim to be achieved, students will require to assimilate, integrate and utilise knowledge derived from different sources and from separate fields of study. On completion, students will have developed at a personal level and will have been challenged to think broadly in a number of areas. The following are a selection of outcomes that can be achieved through the programme of study.... [-]

BSc in Operating Department Practice

Campus UK Full time
February 2015

The Bachelor of Science in Operating Department Practice aims to provide you with an opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to provide competent perioperative patient care. [+]

Best Nursing in UK Bachelors. BSc in Operating Department Practice

The Bachelor of Science in Operating Department Practice aims to provide you with an opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to provide competent perioperative patient care.It will take you to the level which will enable you to be eligible to register with the Health Professions Council as an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP). ODPs are a vital part of the multi-disciplinary team and work alongside medical and nursing staff to provide care throughout the patient's journey within the operating department.The three main areas in which ODPs work are: anaesthetics, scrub/circulating and recovery. You will gain experience working in the area of anaesthetics, which involves: providing skilled assistance to the anaesthetist, monitoring patients' vital signs; reception of the patient into the theatre suite; preparation and checking of anaesthetic and monitoring equipment; preparation and administration of drugs. You will gain experience in the scrub/circulating practitioners role which includes the preparation and checking of surgical equipment, preparation and maintenance of the sterile field (including surgical instrumentation), taking part in the checking procedures which ensure that all items used have been accounted for and anticipating the needs of the operating team.You will also develop skills in recovery practice by learning how to care for the patient as they recover from the effects of anaesthesia and surgery.... [-]

BSc in Midwifery

Campus UK Full time
February 2015

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at The University of Manchester has a well-established history of providing pre-registration midwifery courses. Our pre-registration midwifery courses are approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the UK regulator for these professions. As well as an academic qualification, successful students also receive a Registered Midwife qualification that allows them to practice in a wide variety of midwifery practice settings. [+]

BSc in Midwifery

While undertaking the midwifery course students will learn what it is like to work within the modern NHS, developing clinical knowledge, skills and confidence as a key member of the professional healthcare team. The course allows for clinical practice to be underpinned by theoretical knowledge on a wide range of topics related to the role of the midwife. These include:

The care of women throughout pregnancy Childbirth and the post-natal period Public health issues, such as the effects of smoking Supporting families from minority ethnic groups [-]

BSc in Nursing (Mental Health)

Campus UK Full time 2 years
February 2015

Our MSc Mental Health Nursing is one of four options for studying nursing within our School of Health and Human Sciences, all of which lead to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and an associated academic award. [+]

Best Nursing in UK Bachelors. BSc in Nursing (Mental Health)

Our four options are:

- three-year BSc Nursing (Adult) (B740);- three-year BSc Nursing (Mental Health) (B760);- two-year MSc Nursing (Adult) (MSc B740); and- two-year MSc Nursing (Mental Health) (MSc B760).

Our programme aims:

1. to provide a comprehensive teaching environment that facilitates the development of safe and effective mental health nurses;2. to develop the capacity in you to work autonomously in contemporary mental health settings and within associated legislation;3. to enable you to demonstrate client-centred communication and interpersonal skills when working with people in mental distress;4. to assist you to value theoretical understanding and practice evidence based decision making in mental health nursing;5. to instil reasoned comprehension of professional values and the role of reflection in continuous professional growth as a mental health nurse; and6. to develop within you the capacity to lead, manage and work within multi-professional mental health team.We have offered pre-registration nurse education since 2004, unlike many of the older, traditional nursing schools. This means that, by choosing to study nursing with us, you receive a fresh, contemporary and relevant nurse education programme; integrated into a University that is one of the UK's top ten research universities.We also educate pre-registration physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, clinical psychologists and oral hygienists – to name a few – as well as providing on-going professional education for qualified health and social care staff. This means that you not only study alongside other health professionals learning with them, but you also get the opportunity to learn expert knowledge from them!All of our Masters level pre-registration programmes are offered as accelerated programmes. This means you have the advantage of interprofessional learning (IPL), encouraging professionals to learn with and from each other – an understanding that helps to ensure our students have the expertise to respond adequately and effectively to the complexity of their service user needs, and ensures that care is safe, seamless and of a high standard.... [-]

BSc in Nursing: Mental Health Nursing

Campus UK Full time 3 years
February 2015

The BNurs degree programme extends over three years and enables students to specialise in one of three fields of nursing practice: adult nursing, mental health nursing or child nursing. Students must choose their desired field prior to starting the programme. [+]

BSc in Nursing: Mental Health NursingStudents study the theoretical basis of nursing practice and a range of theories of human functioning drawn from behavioural, social and biological sciences. Emphasis is placed on the importance of competence in clinical nursing practice combined with in-depth knowledge and evidence-based decision making skills.

Clinical practice placementsThe development and assessment of nursing competencies in clinical practice is a key feature and requirement of the programme. Throughout the programme, students will learn what it is like to work within the modern NHS, developing clinical knowledge, skills and confidence as a key member of the professional healthcare team.The School maintains excellent working relationships with local NHS Trusts in Greater Manchester and the wider North West. Students will undertake a range of practice placements in both community and hospital settings. Clinical staff based within practice placements and academic staff from the School are available to support students with their studies whilst on placement, and to assist and guide should any difficulties arise.50% of the programme is undertaken in clinical practice and students will be required to follow shift patterns in clinical placement areas where they are working. This will include early shifts starting from 7.00am and late shifts, sometimes finishing at 9.30pm. Students will also be required to work some weekends and some night duty during the 3 years.Annual leave entitlement is set in advance by the University and is non-negotiable. However, it does include time off over Christmas, New Year and Easter.... [-]

BSc in Nursing: Adult Nursing

Campus UK Full time 3 years
February 2015

The BNurs degree programme extends over three years and enables students to specialise in one of three fields of nursing practice: adult nursing, mental health nursing or child nursing. Students must choose their desired field prior to starting the programme. [+]

Best Nursing in UK Bachelors. BSc in Nursing: Adult Nursing

Students study the theoretical basis of nursing practice and a range of theories of human functioning drawn from behavioural, social and biological sciences. Emphasis is placed on the importance of competence in clinical nursing practice combined with in-depth knowledge and evidence-based decision making skills.

Clinical practice placementsThe development and assessment of nursing competencies in clinical practice is a key feature and requirement of the programme. Throughout the programme, students will learn what it is like to work within the modern NHS, developing clinical knowledge, skills and confidence as a key member of the professional healthcare team.The School maintains excellent working relationships with local NHS Trusts in Greater Manchester and the wider North West, and students will undertake a range of practice placements in both community and hospital settings. Clinical staff based within practice placements and academic staff from the School are available to support students with their studies whilst on placement, and to assist and guide should any difficulties arise.50% of the programme is undertaken in clinical practice and students will be required to follow shift patterns in clinical placement areas where they are working. This will include early shifts starting from 7.00am and late shifts, sometimes finishing at 9.30pm.Students will also be required to work some weekends and some night duty during the 3 years. Annual leave entitlement is set in advance by the University and is non-negotiable. However, it does include time off over Christmas, New Year and Easter.During clinical placements, students are supervised by qualified health professionals and are allocated a named mentor. Their role is to support students in practice-based learning and to assess their developing knowledge and skills against required competencies. In order to gain sufficient time in practice, the programme is 38 weeks per year and extends beyond the normal university semesters.The programme prepares students to practise effectively in a variety of professional adult nursing settings. This well-established programme has a national and international reputation for excellence, and has produced many of the country's leading nurse practitioners, researchers, academics and policy-makers.... [-]

BSc in Life Sciences

Campus UK Full time 3 years
February 2015

This degree programme is designed for students who are committed to the Life Sciences but have not yet decided on the area in which they want to specialise. [+]

BSc in Life Sciences

Students can then make that decision from a position of greater knowledge at the end of the first year. The combination of modules taken in the first year enables students to transfer to most of the degree programmes within the Faculty of Life Sciences.

Course content for year 1You will gain a broad introduction to the Life Sciences covering key concepts including; genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology. This year also provides an introduction to the essential data handling and laboratory skills required by all Life Scientists.

Course content for year 2

You will continue your studies in greater depth and begin to specialise. You will undertake a dissertation. During the Research Skills unit, you have the opportunity to carry out techniques which are widely used in current Life Science research.... [-]

BSc in Life Sciences with Industrial/Professional Experience

Campus UK Full time 4 years
February 2015

This four-year degree programme adds a year of industrial/professional experience to the three-year programme. [+]

Best Nursing in UK Bachelors. BSc in Life Sciences with Industrial/Professional Experience

This degree programme is designed for students who are committed to Life Sciences but have not yet decided on the area in which they want to specialise, enabling them to make that decision from a position of greater knowledge at the end of their first year.

The combination of modules taken in the first year enables Life Sciences students to transfer to most of the degree programmes within the Faculty of Life Sciences.You will spend your third year on a placement with one of our partner organisations in the UK or overseas.    We have over 200 partner organisations including pharmaceutical companies, research... [-]

BSc in Occupational Therapy

Campus UK Full time
February 2015

At Glasgow Caledonian, you will learn how to enable people to live more productive and enjoyable lives. [+]

BSc in Occupational Therapy

At Glasgow Caledonian, you will learn how to enable people to live more productive and enjoyable lives. This means assessing ways in which people spend their time, from personal care (getting dressed, washing, shopping), to being productive (paid or unpaid work, housework or education) and use of leisure time (sports, hobbies and social life). As a student you will learn how to help people adjust and cope after they have experienced activity limitation due to illness, injury or environmental restrictions. You will develop skills in activity analysis, assessing ways in which people spend their time in meaningful activity to achieve a sense of wellbeing.... [-]

BSc in Life Sciences with a Modern Language

Campus UK Full time 4 years
February 2015

This degree programme is designed for students who are committed to Life Sciences but have not yet decided on the area in which you want to specialise, enabling them to make that decision from a position of greater knowledge at the end of their first year. [+]

Best Nursing in UK Bachelors. BSc in Life Sciences with a Modern Language

The combination of modules taken in the first year enables students to transfer to most of the degree programmes within the Faculty of Life Sciences. The third year of this four year programme is the language placement year, during which students complete a project in a research institution in a country that speaks their chosen language. It is possible to study this programme with French, Spanish, Italian, German, Mandarin or Japanese.

Course content for year 1

You will gain a broad introduction to the Life Sciences covering key concepts including; genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology. You will spend approximately one third of your time studying course units related to your chosen language. This year also provides an introduction to the essential data handling and laboratory skills required by all Life Scientists.... [-]

Nursing

Campus UK Full time
February 2015

This is anestablished Honours Degree Nursing Programme which has a proven track record ofpreparing graduates for employment in a variety of health care settings. [+]

Nursing

This is anestablished Honours Degree Nursing Programme which has a proven track record ofpreparing graduates for employment in a variety of health care settings. 

The overall aim of the BA (Honours) NursingStudies programme is to equip student nurses with the necessary critical thinkingand practical skills in addition to essential competencies to delivercompetent, person-centered, safe and effective high quality health care. Withinthis aim, students will be involved in interprofessional learning inmultidisciplinary settings where they will learn with, by and from eachother. 

Successful completion of theprogramme will facilitate their ability to meet the current and emerging healthneeds of individuals, families and communities within a local and globalcontext. The primary focus of the programme is educating students towardsregistration as a Registered Nurse (Adult). In order to meet the requirementsof the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for Nurse Registration, theprogramme operates an extended academic year of 45 weeks. ... [-]