This course enables nurses who have qualified overseas to transfer knowledge and skills to the UK healthcare setting and gain registration on the NMC register of Nurses and Midwives.
Park Campus, the larger of the two campuses, is set in 80 acres of open green parkland, occupying an impressive and spacious site.
Facilities available on-site include a sports hall, restaurant, Students’ Union, Student Centre, shop, bar and nightclub. Safe and secure accommodation for more than 1,300 students is spread throughout Park Campus, with the majority placed within our student village combining stunning green spaces with welcoming Halls of Residence.
A Multi-Faith Chaplaincy and Medical Centre (providing a full GP service and free counselling) are also available at Park Campus.
Park Campus is within easy walking distance of a busy, local shopping area, complete with banks, supermarkets, shops and pubs.
The University of Northampton
Boughton Green Road
The aim of the module is to enable nurses who have qualified overseas to gain an understanding of how healthcare and nursing practice in the UK are structured and organised.
The modules that form the Orientation to Healthcare and Nursing Practice include:
- Healthcare in the UK
- The impact of culture and demography on healthcare
- Legal and professional framework for healthcare in the UK
- Professional nursing issues
Students are assessed through one written assignment.
Facilities and Special Features
- this programme has been approved by the NMC and meets the requirements for 20 days protected learning
- comprehensive support available from a designated and experienced course team
- flexible arrangements to suit individual needs
- exposure available in Maternity care, Paediatrics, Elderly care, Community and Mental Health as required by NMC
Once on the professional register, many varied opportunities are available for work as a qualified nurse in the NHS or independent sector.
How to apply
For application information please see our how to apply page.
Students must have a Valid NMC decision letter
The English language requirement is IELTS 7.0 on the academic paper.
For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.
Fees and funding
Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 17/18 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.
|Full Time:||£please refer to the school of Health 01604 892342|
This course is available to international students.
Full-time international tuition fees
For information on our international tuition fees, please see our Tuition fees for international students page.
How to apply as an international student
For information on how to apply to study with us, please see our How to apply page.
Scholarships available to international students
For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.