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Why study Nursing at Brunel?

Studying nursing will make you a proactive, creative and dynamic practitioner in this challenging yet rewarding field.

You’ll gain the latest skills and knowledge to start or take your career further in healthcare. At Brunel, you'll be taught and supported by an experienced and dynamic team of nurse educators. 

We offer three industry-leading undergraduate degrees in Adult, Child Health and Mental Health Nursing* that empower you with the specialist skills, knowledge and confidence to start your nursing career.

You'll practise learned theory within our designated simulation suites which incorporates our new Blended Learning Interactive Simulation suite (BLISs) and clinical skills laboratories. These offer innovative and unique learning spaces which bring multi-sensory environments into the modern classroom giving students unique learning experiences where you'll have the opportunity to develop your communication skills and a variety of nursing procedures.

Within these safe environments, you'll practise skills integrated into clinical simulation related to different care environments such as adult, child, learning disability and mental health. These simulation exercises will increase in complexity as the programme progresses.

Year 1 simulation for example, will incorporate the recording of patient’s temperature, pulse and respiratory rate. In Year 2 and 3, simulation may include a variety of specific skills for example, medicine management or suctioning a patient. The patient scenarios will include people of all ages, presenting with a broad range of health conditions and circumstances. You'll also receive real time feedback and support from your lecturer to enhance your learning.

For qualified nurses (with initial nurse or midwife registration), we offer three pathways: Health Visiting, Occupational Health Nursing or School Nursing.

Health Visiting practitioners play a key role in the promotion of health and the prevention of ill health at individual, group and community levels; School Nursing practitioners promote school health and meet the health-related needs of children and adolescents; Occupational Health Nursing roles include responsibility for health and safety at work, risk assessment, management of occupational disease and the promotion of physical and psychological health in the workplace.

On successful completion of your specialist community public health nursing degree, you’ll be eligible to apply for community public health nurse posts within your specialism and even progress to a team leader or managerial role.  

NMC registration, with your degree, enables you to practise as a registered nurse in the UK.

*These courses will be open to Home applicants only for 2023 entry. As a nursing student on one of our new undergraduate degrees in Adult, Child Health or Mental Health Nursing, you could receive at least £5,000 a year grant funding which you don't need to pay back. See the UK government website for more information.

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