Nursing Practice (International)

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Nursing Practice (International)

University of Cumbria
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Why study with us?

This full time top up degree course has been developed to enable international students to study within the UK.

The course does not include assessment of clinical practice and does not require students to be working within the UK health setting whilst studying.

International students will study alongside UK based students, and this course takes account of the particular requirements of this student group.

NB: successful completion of the BSc (Hons) Nursing does not lead to registration with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

The tuition fee for this course is £9,960 for the 2013/4 academic year. The induction programme will start in September 2013.

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Why study with us?

This full time top up degree course has been developed to enable international students to study within the UK.

The course does not include assessment of clinical practice and does not require students to be working within the UK health setting whilst studying.

International students will study alongside UK based students, and this course takes account of the particular requirements of this student group.

NB: successful completion of the BSc (Hons) Nursing does not lead to registration with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

The tuition fee for this course is £9,960 for the 2013/4 academic year. The induction programme will start in September 2013.

What can this course lead to?

Having completed this BSc (Hons) programme, you could consider moving on to study a Masters degree in Practice Development.

Resources and facilities

We are amongst the UK’s leading health and wellbeing faculties and are proud of the high level of support we are able to offer to our students. We provide a wide range of high-quality courses supported by expert academic and clinical practice staff. If you join us you will enjoy great facilities and learn alongside caring, committed and experienced professionals.

Have a look at our learning resources for Nursing.

Entry requirements

120 level 4 & 120 level 5 credits

More about levels and credits

Credit and UCAS requirements Credit: 120 credits Selection criteria

Applicants need to be qualified registered nurses, with current registration with the UK Nursing Midwifery Council or equivalent registration with an overseas nursing board

Applicants are not required to be in current employment as a nurse, though they must have recent nursing experience – i.e. within the previous three years.

Applicants will need to demonstrate evidence of achieving 240 credits, 120 each at levels 4 and 5 (or equivalent) in a nursing subject e.g. equivalent to a UK Diploma of Higher Education in Nursing. This will be in accordance with NARIC Guidelines (The British Council 2007 and revised annually) and International Qualifications for entry to Higher Education (UCAS, 2007 and revised annually). The English Language requirements for admission to undergraduate courses are available from our International student pages.

Personal Statement
Applicants will be required to complete a supporting statement, which will be used to determine their suitability for this programme of study.

Within your personal statement please give an indication of how you think undertaking this course will contribute to your professional and personal development. Identify how the course will enhance your knowledge and improve patient care. We would also like you to consider any challenges which you think you might face in relation to your studying on the course, including language barrier, studying at a higher level or the new methods of learning that you will experience.

Modules

Typical Modules (120 credits from the following modules)

HLLG6031 Negotiated Learning (20 credits)
The aim of this negotiated learning module is to introduce the student to crucial study skills, techniques and learning strategies and to facilitate the transition into academic study at this level.

NMLB6206 Public Health Practice (20 credits)
The aim of this module is to develop students’ critical understanding of health and its determinants in order to develop skills in health needs assessment, planning and evaluation of public health interventions.

HLLG6018 Evidence Based Practice (20 credits)
This aim of this module is to enhance students understanding of how evidence based practice has come to underpin how health care is delivered. It will explore a wide range of evidence and enhance the ability to acquire and evaluate evidence.

HLLG6020 Infection Prevention and Management (20 credits)
This module explores local and national infection prevention policy, essential principles of infection prevention and disease transmission.

HPHG6036 Medicines: Therapeutics and Pharmacology (20 credits)
The module aims to enable health care providers to use pharmacological knowledge to advance their understanding of, and their ability to manage, therapeutic care of individuals in relation to medicines management.

HLLG6009 Communication and Collaborative Working (20 credits)
This module will provide students with the opportunity to explore the contributions colleagues make to the lives and support of individuals and develop and analyse the skills required to communicate effectively with people in a variety of different roles, including service users and carers

HPHG6028 Facilitating Health Behaviour Change (20 credits)
The aim of this module is to enable practitioners to develop a range of approaches to health promotion, appropriate to their clients group and work setting.

HPHG6030 Pathophysiology and Disease in Practice (20 credits)
To enable students develop their understanding of both normal and abnormal body function.

HLLG6032 Negotiated Learning (20 credits)
The aim of this module is to enable students to identify an area of study that permits the development of individual knowledge, key and intellectual skills appropriate to level 6 study and to permit further personal and/or professional development

Dissertation (40 Credits)
This module provides students with the opportunity to undertake an in-depth critical analysis and synthesis of material in a subject area pertinent to their named degree.

Course summary

In order to successfully complete their degree, students must complete 120 credits at level 6.

This degree is designed in such a way that students can either opt for a degree pathway which contains a dissertation or one that does not. The pathway of study (ie dissertation or non dissertation) must be agreed prior to commencement of the programme).

Students must successfully complete the core module HLLG6018 Evidence Based Practice.

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