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Nursing - Registered Nurse (Adult) (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #591 (QS) ,
The Nursing - Registered Nurse (Adult) (Hons) course at Kingston University will give you the specialist knowledge and hands-on clinical skills you'll need to become a registered adult nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and make a positive difference to people's lives.


During the Nursing - Registered Nurse (Adult) (Hons) course at Kingston University, you will learn in our award-winning simulation suite and experience a wide range of realistic environments, including hospital wards and community settings. The course is taught by experts in A&E, ICU, neurology, cancer and palliative care, community nursing, health visiting and mental health. They will help guide you to practice your skills in a safe and supportive atmosphere.

You'll spend 50 per cent of your time in clinical practice. Your placements will be in hospitals and the community and you'll get to work with patients, carers, clinical mentors and a variety of other healthcare professionals. Examples of placements include: medical and surgical wards, oncology, ICU, A&E, coronary care, operating theatres, district nursing, health visiting, GP practice nursing and integrated community teams.

The NMC commended the range of student engagement activities available on this course. You can engage with volunteering, fundraising, sports, societies, research and staff/student events. You'll explore concepts of nursing through arts-based education including plays, literature, museum visits, art exhibitions and drama workshops. There's also an opportunity for you to develop your skills working abroad.

Enhancing your employment prospects

  • You will gain valuable hands-on skills through practice placements with public and private healthcare providers.
  • At our annual nursing careers fair you can explore career opportunities and meet London-based employers.
  • Our careers and employability team will support your transition into employment.


Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science for Nursing
  • Nursing in Context
  • Foundations of Adult Nursing
  • Nursing Practice 
  • Person-centred Care
  • Care of the Acutely Ill Adult
  • Long Term Conditions in Adult Nursing

      English Language Requirements

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      Academic Requirements

      Points: 112 points from:
      • A-level: science or health-related subject preferred. Grades BBC. General Studies not accepted.
      • BTEC Extended or National Diploma: Science or Health Studies. Distinction Merit Merit.
      • Other Level 3 qualifications equivalent to 112 UCAS points
      • Note: Functional/Key Skills points not accepted as part of the tariff.

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        14600 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 14600 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
      • EU/EEA

        9250 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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      Living costs for London

      • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
        Living Costs

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