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(Hons) Nursing (Adult) (Pre-registration Nursing), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Abingdon, United Kingdom
The BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) (Pre-registration Nursing) programme at the BPP University focuses on adults with a diverse range of health and dependency needs, including physical and emotional care requirements, and addresses in particular the needs of the ageing population.
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The BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) (Pre-registration Nursing) programme at the BPP University aims to produce excellent nurses, who are fit for practice and able to meet the key needs of all patient groups. Students will experience an integrated academic and professional training environment structured to enable you to gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to pursue and sustain a career in contemporary nursing practice.

During the initial stages of the course, you will be given more direction and assistance to help you move from being a learner who is dependent, to an autonomous, increasingly reflective and critical individual as your knowledge develops. 

There is an expectation that, as you progress with your studies, you will become independent and self-directed, taking increasing responsibility for your own learning and professional development.

Why study BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) [Pre-registration Nursing]?

  • Specialise in the application, evaluation and appraisal of adult nursing
  • Gain the key employability skills required by adult nurses
  • Learn the necessary skills to be fully equipped to respond to a changing
  • healthcare environment
  • Develop and critically reflect upon the practical, technical and professional skills required to practice autonomously in order to provide compassionate, safe, effective and accountable adult nursing practice
  • Understand how to critically examine the functions and structures of the human body
  • Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

Adult nursing as a career

The BPP University School of Nursing is committed to producing nursing students who are highly skilled, compassionate, caring professionals.

Adult Nurses will be articulate, flexible, decision makers able to promote health and well-being, prioritise effective care and implement evidence-based nursing practice. They will work collaboratively with the inter-professional team, service users and their families, respecting their rights, choices and wishes. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Introduction to Public Health & Equality in Nursing Practice
  • Evidence & Values in Professional Nursing Practice & Patient Centred Care
  • Introduction to Contemporary Adult Nursing Practice
  • Developing Professional Nursing Practice
  • Evaluating and Appraising Adult Nursing Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements


  • 120 minimum tariff points required for this course
  • BBB or equivalent. A minimum of 2 A-Levels
  • BTEC Extended Diploma or OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical
  • DDM. Health and Social Care or Science only will be considered
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • All Level 3 credits must be at Distinction level. Nursing, science or health-related pathway only will be considered (to include study of Physiology and Biology)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • 30 points, Higher Level grades minimum of 5, 5, 5

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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