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Nursing Associate FdSc

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
2 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 03/04/2020

*Subject to NMC Validation for start date September 2020.

Nursing Associates work with Registered Nurses to care for patient and service users of different ages and in a range of settings. Nursing Associates are members of the nursing team and are accountable for their own practice.  This full time 2 year FdSc will prepare you to be a highly skilled autonomous and reflective practitioners who is able to deliver high quality, compassionate, professional and safe care. The programme is structured between theory and clinical placement. Successful completion of the programme will lead to registration with the NMC as a Nursing Associate.

Course

Highlights

  • Leads to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Registered Nursing Associate.
  • Hyper-real simulation mannequins and virtual reality to recreate clinical environments.
  • Access to welling activities to support academic, professional and emotional development.

Additional

Information

Values Based Recruitment

Values Based Recruitment is an approach with attracts and selects students on the basis that their individual values and behaviours align with the NHS constitution.  The purpose of this is to ensure that the future and current workforce is selected with the right values and skills to support the delivery of excellent patient care. Through application and interview applicants are selected based on their ability to show they have the values of the 6Cs:

  • Care
  • Compassion
  • Competence
  • Courage
  • Commitment
  • Communication

Course Details

Our aim is to help you to develop into a safe and effective nursing associate who is caring and compassionate and able to deliver high quality care to people of all ages and in a range of settings.  The programme is a 50/50 split of theory and practice to enable you to develop your knowledge and apply this in clinical practice.  You will have a range of practice placements allowing you to develop your competence in caring for people of different ages and in different settings.

By studying this FdSc you will:

  • Learn to work in teams
  • Develop your professional self
  • Develop excellence in caring for people
  • Work in partnership with other members of the healthcare team
  • Develop competence in evidence-based care

For further information about the course please contact Ruth Smith, Senior Nursing Lecturer at Ruth.Smith@northampton.ac.uk.

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Careers

Nursing Associate FdSc Careers

On successful completion of this programme you will be eligible to register with the NMC as a Registered Nursing Associate. Graduates may wish to access further study in BSc Nursing.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Online enquiry form

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Applying for 2020
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

The following are entry requirements for the Nursing Associate programmes:

  • Level 2 maths and English language Grade C or equivalent
  • Level 3 qualification – pass grade
  • IELTS overall score of 7 with at least 6.5 in writing and at least 7 in reading, listening and speaking sections
  • Satisfactory enhanced DBS and occupational health clearance.

Please note that we may consider other qualifications not listed above on an individual basis, please contact our Admissions team to discuss these in further detail.

Course Content

120 credits of theory modules and 120 credits of practice modules

Fees & Funding

2020/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250

Additional Costs

  • Travel costs to and from placements, and extra costs associated with placements, may be incurred throughout your studies depending on where you are based.
  • optional membership of Union
  • optional two week European placement (flights, accommodation, living expenses)
  • first set of clinical uniform is free but additional uniforms have to be purchased by the student
    black leather shoes, black socks.

2020/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,900


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 03/04/2020

  • *Subject to NMC Validation for start date September 2020.

    Nursing Associates work with Registered Nurses to care for patient and service users of different ages and in a range of settings. Nursing Associates are members of the nursing team and are accountable for their own practice.  This full time 2 year FdSc will prepare you to be a highly skilled autonomous and reflective practitioners who is able to deliver high quality, compassionate, professional and safe care. The programme is structured between theory and clinical placement. Successful completion of the programme will lead to registration with the NMC as a Nursing Associate.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Leads to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Registered Nursing Associate.
    • Hyper-real simulation mannequins and virtual reality to recreate clinical environments.
    • Access to welling activities to support academic, professional and emotional development.
  • Our aim is to help you to develop into a safe and effective nursing associate who is caring and compassionate and able to deliver high quality care to people of all ages and in a range of settings.  The programme is a 50/50 split of theory and practice to enable you to develop your knowledge and apply this in clinical practice.  You will have a range of practice placements allowing you to develop your competence in caring for people of different ages and in different settings.

    By studying this FdSc you will:

    • Learn to work in teams
    • Develop your professional self
    • Develop excellence in caring for people
    • Work in partnership with other members of the healthcare team
    • Develop competence in evidence-based care

    For further information about the course please contact Ruth Smith, Senior Nursing Lecturer at Ruth.Smith@northampton.ac.uk.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Values Based Recruitment

    Values Based Recruitment is an approach with attracts and selects students on the basis that their individual values and behaviours align with the NHS constitution.  The purpose of this is to ensure that the future and current workforce is selected with the right values and skills to support the delivery of excellent patient care. Through application and interview applicants are selected based on their ability to show they have the values of the 6Cs:

    • Care
    • Compassion
    • Competence
    • Courage
    • Commitment
    • Communication
    • Nursing Associate FdSc Careers

      On successful completion of this programme you will be eligible to register with the NMC as a Registered Nursing Associate. Graduates may wish to access further study in BSc Nursing.

  • The following are entry requirements for the Nursing Associate programmes:

    • Level 2 maths and English language Grade C or equivalent
    • Level 3 qualification – pass grade
    • IELTS overall score of 7 with at least 6.5 in writing and at least 7 in reading, listening and speaking sections
    • Satisfactory enhanced DBS and occupational health clearance.

    Please note that we may consider other qualifications not listed above on an individual basis, please contact our Admissions team to discuss these in further detail.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Online enquiry form

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Applying for 2020
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

  • 120 credits of theory modules and 120 credits of practice modules

  • 2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250

    Additional Costs

    • Travel costs to and from placements, and extra costs associated with placements, may be incurred throughout your studies depending on where you are based.
    • optional membership of Union
    • optional two week European placement (flights, accommodation, living expenses)
    • first set of clinical uniform is free but additional uniforms have to be purchased by the student
      black leather shoes, black socks.

    2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,900

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour