Welcome to BSc (Hons) Nursing (Registered Nurse - Adult)
How You Study
What You Need to Know
We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.
Graduates have progressed to nursing roles in a range of diverse health and social care settings, from acute nursing to community care, or in education, research, and health management. Some have gone on to further study at postgraduate level.
Work placements are designed to prepare students to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing clinical environment, whether this be a hospital, GP surgery, or community healthcare setting.
In the second year students can undertake a four-week elective placement. This may be in the UK or abroad and can be organised by the University or by the student.
Students are responsible for their own travel, accommodation, and general living costs relating to placements.
Placement expenses for travel, accommodation may be reimbursed by NHS Bursaries where, for example, the requirement exceeds that of attending university; requires transport out of normal operating hours; or requires additional accommodation to that of the usual term time location. These expenses may need to be covered initially by the student before any applicable reimbursement is received.
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
How you are assessed
"Nursing at Lincoln has helped to prepare me for the challenges of the evolving world of healthcare. It has brought out strengths and abilities within me that I didn't know I had."Peter Sutton, 3rd year student nurse, BSc Nursing (Registered Nurse - Adult)
Entry Requirements 2023-24
Fees and Scholarships
Course-Specific Funding and Bursaries
Course-Specific Additional Costs
Accreditations and Memberships
This course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), enabling students to register as a qualified nurse upon graduation. Students are required to complete competencies for nursing in practice as part of the NMC Future Nursing: Standards framework for Nursing and Midwifery (2018).
How to Apply - Self-funded Route
BSc Nursing Apprenticeship - 18-month Pathway
The School of Health and Social Care works with employers to provide employees with the opportunity to study for an undergraduate BSc (Hons) Nursing degree through an apprenticeship route, funded by the Government and your employer.
This route enables Accredited Prior Learning (APL) to be applied if evidence can be provided of 120 credits (Level 4) and 60 credits (Level 5), along with evidence of 1,150 practice hours. We would recommend that you discuss your individual requirements with us prior to application to ensure that this option is the right pathway for you.
You can find out more about this apprenticeship online.
Visit Us in Person
The best way to find out what it is really like to live and learn at Lincoln is to join us for one of our Open Days. Visiting us in person is important and will help you to get a real feel for what it might be like to study here.Book Your Place
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