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BSc (Hons)

Level 6 Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship

Nursing Adult
  • Level(s) of study: Undergraduate
  • Study mode(s): Block release
  • Location: Clifton Campus
  • Starting: September 2020
  • Course duration: 3 years and 3 months

Who is it for?

This programme is suitable for individuals employed in health or social care who would like to complete a degree in nursing.

Why do the apprenticeship?

Through our blended and block study learning approach, building up theoretical knowledge while putting it into practice – individuals will develop holistic, clinical and decision-making skills in line with the demands of modern nursing. Registered nurses are a statutorily regulated profession and successful completion of this apprenticeship will meet the education requirements to see registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

What are the benefits?

Employers will benefit from upskilling their current staff as registered nurses with a professional qualification and NMC status.

What you'll study

There are five themes within the programme specific to:

  • Applied Biological (Bio’), Psychological (Psycho’) and Social Sciences (ABPS)
  • Clinical and Nursing Skills (CNS)
  • Nursing Concepts, Philosophies and Theories (NCPT)
  • Personal and Professional Development (PPD)
  • Preparation for Practice (PfP)
  • Year One

    • Introduction to Nursing Practice
    • Integrative Nursing Practice
    • Foundations in Applied Nursing Practice
  • Year Two

    • Evidence in Nursing Practice
    • Biopsychosocial Approaches to Nursing Practice
    • Applied Nursing Practice in Complex Care
  • Year Three

    • Innovating and Improving Healthcare
    • Leadership in Nursing
    • Leading and Managing Applied Nursing Practice

    The end-point assessment will take place after the three-year degree, although completion of the degree is dependent on completion of the end-point assessment.

How you’re taught

The degree integrates academic and work-based learning through employment. You will be taught in three blocks per year, with five study days per week (three days at a time at university and two as guided study).

Assessment methods

The end-point assessment will take place after the three-year degree, although completion of the degree is dependent on completion of the end-point assessment.

Entry requirements

    112 UCAS tariff points from a range of Level 3 qualifications including:

    • A level – ACC or BBC; or
    • BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM (Health and Social Care preferred but not essential); or
    • Access to Higher Education – D15 and M30 (Health or Nursing preferred but not essential)

    Alternative Level 3 qualifications will also be considered on application and approval.

    Level 2 qualifications including:

    • 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and either, Science or Health-related grades C / 4-5 and above; or
    • Functional Skills including English and Maths

    Alternative Level 2 qualifications will also be considered on application and approval.

    Applicants who do not meet the above academic criteria but have sufficient relevant experience in the workplace will be considered on an individual basis for recognition of prior learning and experience. Please contact us to discuss your options.

    For those in employment

    For those already in employment, this apprenticeship provides access to development opportunities for applicants who may already have practical experience but wish to improve their theoretical understanding, want to develop their skills further, and obtain an academic qualification and professional recognition.

    You'll need to be in current employment and have secured your employer's agreement to support you through the degree apprenticeship.

    You will also need English and Maths qualifications:

    • GCSE Maths or international equivalent – minimum C / 4-5 or above; or
    • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths
    • GCSE English or international equivalent – minimum C / 4/5 or above; or
    • Level 2 Functional Skills in English

    Evidence will also be required of:

    • A full DBS check
    • Declaration of good health and good character
    • Attendance at an Occupational Health review

Unfortunately this course is not available for EU or international students.

How to apply

To apply click the Apply button at the top of the page.

For further information visit our apprenticeship pages or email us.

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Unfortunately this course is not available for EU or international students.

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Fees and funding

Your employer will be able to access government funding which will cover the costs of your course fees. Your employer will discuss with you regarding any extra charges such as accommodation and travel expenses prior to you signing up to the apprenticeship so that you are aware of any additional costs you may incur before you accept your apprenticeship.

Unfortunately this course is not available for EU or international students.

Still need help?

Apprenticeships team
+44 (0)115 848 2589