We have a strong healthcare provision of pre-registration and post-registration programmes in Nursing, Midwifery, public and professional healthcare that prepares you for work across the NHS, private and volunteering sectors.
Ranked 19th in the country for Nursing and Midwifery in the University League table (2020) and consistently achieving a high students’ employment rate, you can be confident that you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge when you graduate.
Our Nursing and Midwifery programmes, which are accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and the General Dental Council (GDC), consistently produce effective nurses and midwifes who embrace the highest standards of professional conduct and ethical practice.
Taught by qualified academic tutors with expertise in clinical and academic fields, our programmes have a strong focus on a practice-based learning and teaching. Our Adult Nursing, Children & Young People’s Nursing, Learning Disability Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Midwifery and Dental Nursing courses prepare you for a rewarding profession in your chosen area of health. We offer excellent placement opportunities with our NHS and private sector healthcare partners throughout your studies. You will be introduced to a range of care settings to familiarise you with emerging patterns of care and allow you to choose a specialist area within your field of study.
Undergraduate Nursing and Midwifery programmes:
Our three year Adult Nursing course will give you the ability to cope with a demanding and satisfying profession, leading to a BSc Adult Nursing (Hons) and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
Children and Young People’s Nursing will provide you with the capability to cope with a demanding and satisfying profession, leading to a registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Our three-year course shapes your caring and compassionate attributes to provide excellent evidence-based knowledge to nurse children and young people from birth to adolescence.
Our BSc (Hons) Learning Disability Nursing course will develop your understanding of the needs of people with learning disabilities to enable you to work in a range of practice settings in health and social care. Our BSc (Hons) course gives you a registration through the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a learning disability nurse.
Our Mental Health Nursing course takes you on a service user’s journey within community and hospital settings, allowing you to see the service through the patient’s perspective and identify where you can make positive changes. Our BSc (Hons) course enables you to you to gain a registration through the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a mental health nurse.
Our Dental Nursing course provides you with a wide range of academic skills and work related competencies and on completion of the award you will be able to apply for registration with the General Dental Council.
Midwifery is a rewarding and unique career, that will allow you to be in the privileged position of working closely with women and families during pregnancy and childbirth. On completion of the course you will be awarded with a BSc (Hons) Midwifery degree and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Our course is BFI accredited by Unicef meaning that our Midwifery students will be equipped with knowledge and understanding of infant feeding to UNICEF UK standards.
This course enables nurses and health visitors who have had a break from practice to enhance and hone their existing knowledge and skills so that they can confidently return to professional practice.
This course is designed to prepare you to become proficient practitioners within specialist community public health nursing/practice and work at specialist practitioner level.
Postgraduate Nursing and Midwifery programmes:
The course prepares you to become a proficient practitioner within specialist community public health nursing/practice.
The course aims to enhance your skills of critical analysis and research in order to advance the application of evidence within Specialist Community Public Health Nursing.
During your undergraduate studies, you will train in University’s purpose-built nursing and midwifery hospital wards where you can learn and develop your clinical skills prior to your placements. You can practise scenarios from a real-life hospital ward in a realistic, yet safe clinical environment. You will be supported by a personal academic tutor throughout your studies and an academic clinical tutor over the duration of your practice learning.
Our University is part of a professional European network for Nursing and Midwifery. This means that you could take advantage of a 2-week placement abroad to experience different health systems and cultures. In addition, the Florence Network offers opportunities for your future health career and development.
Discover what it takes to be a Nurse or a Midwife by visiting one of our Open Days and speak to our academic tutors to find out more.
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