Taught course

Adult Nursing

University of East Anglia · Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Open to applicants with a good degree (min 2.2 or equivalent) in any discipline. The employment experience of applicants will also be considered, where relevant. Health care experience is essential to meet the APL/NMC requirements for eligibility onto the two year programme. This will require you to identify a suitably qualified person such as a nurse, doctor or physiotherapist who has directly observed your competency in basic care skills in order for them to be signed off to meet the NMC requirements.

Months of entry


Course content


This course is designed for graduates with a degree in another discipline who are looking for a route into nursing. On this innovative and accelerated programme, you will discover all the different aspects of adult nursing by training in one of the top 5 schools for Nursing in the UK and gain eligibility for nursing registration alongside a Master’s degree.
The programme structure is 50% theory and 50% practice to ensure you are appropriately prepared for the role of a registered Adult Nurse.
Study and train collaboratively alongside a range of other health and social care professionals, including nurses from other disciplines, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists, paramedics, doctors, physician associates and pharmacists.
As a qualified Adult Nurse, your skills will be in demand from the moment you graduate - UEA nursing degrees have 100% employment record. You will also enhance your employability with training in leadership, management, service improvement, research consumerism, entrepreneurship, public health and key population and demographic issues linked with health care.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading): IELTS (SELT): 7.0 overall (minimum 7.0 in each component)

Fees and funding

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Scholarships & Bursaries

On an annual basis students studying a Postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at UEA are eligible for a selection of scholarship and funding opportunities.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences scholarships and/or bursaries are offered to students in the following areas of study:

  • MSc Health Economics
  • MSc Health Research
  • MRes Clinical Science
  • MSc Clinical Research – National Institute for Health Research route
  • MSc Physiotherapy
  • MSc Occupational Therapy
  • MSc Physician Associate
  • MSc Adult Nursing

Any eligible applicant is invited to apply for a scholarship. As funds are limited you are strongly advised to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Applicants should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office or visit the UEA website for further information on funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515