University of Derby: Nursing (Adult) with NMC registration
|Institution||University of Derby|
|Department||Health Care Practice|
On completion of this programme Newly Qualified Nurses will be assessed as fit for practice within their chosen field and prepared for delivering high quality innovative complex care within a variety of healthcare settings.
Our nursing programmes are approved to the NMC’s new Future nurse: Standards of Proficiency for registered nurses
This is a flexible course with routes to both Postgraduate Diploma and the full MSc possible within just two years of full-time study
Both the Postgraduate Diploma and MSc routes lead to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council at the end of the two-year course, as long as you meet the NMC’s requirements
You will adopt a person-centred approach to care, develop critical evaluation skills and develop the caring professionalism required to thrive in your career as a nurse
Reflecting the postgraduate nature of this degree, you’ll have an increased level of autonomy, with the choice of an option module in the second year
The course will equip you with vital nursing skills and our use of clinical supervision throughout the course will enable you to develop resilience and reflective practice
This course is underpinned by the desire to deliver kind, compassionate nursing care. It is a two year, full-time degree and supports those with a prior degree (2:2 or above) to become a registered nurse at an accelerated pace. You will also need prior work experience in a service user context, allowing you to demonstrate the skills that underpin professional nursing registration. Your prior experiences will contribute to the learning opportunities within the course and together these will provide eligibility to register as a nurse with the NMC, as long as you meet the NMC’s requirements.
We are proud to support the workforce needs of the local region – our course is delivered in the context of the local health care environment and we aim to support our students to practice as qualified nurses locally. By studying this course you can be confident that you will meet the Future Nurse standards and proficiencies specified by the NMC (2018). The Postgraduate Diploma/MSc Nursing is an intensive course and you will need commitment, motivation and a desire to succeed. The programme holds high expectations that you are engaged and ready to be an independent learner and that you are able to meet the theory and practice hours required by the NMC that reflect a full-time programme of study.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
You will need:
Essential: Grade C (or Grade 4) maths and English (or equivalent);
Essential: 450hrs of work experience* (equivalent to 12 full-time (37.5 hrs weeks) in a service user context** obtained in the last five years;
*you must be working within a contractual relationship this can be educational, employment or voluntary
**you must demonstrate you were working in a setting where you have personally supported the health and/or wellbeing needs of service users
You will be expected to complete two electronic portfolios to evidence how your past experiences are relevant to a career in nursing; one practice portfolio to evidence your 450 hours of work experience, and one theory portfolio to evidence how your prior educational experience is relevant to nursing.
Please note: Applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, please contact the programme team to discuss if you have any queries about your education/work experience.
|Location||Kedleston Road Campus|
|EU||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|England||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|International||14700 GBP for Year 1|
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