Taught course

Adult Nursing - Preregistration

University of East Anglia · Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Degree Subject All subject areas considered

Degree Classification Minimum 2:2 or equivalent; Degrees should normally have been completed within the last 5 years, although other recent, relevant study may be considered. If you already are a nurse this course is not suitable and you may wish to consider our other professional nursing courses delivered at Degree and Master’s level.

Alternative Qualifications The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant.

Special Entry Requirements 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.

For more information see our website.

Months of entry


Course content

Make a difference to people’s lives, right when they need it most, when you become an adult nurse.

Adult nurses work across the whole spectrum of health care from young adults, to the middle aged, to over 90's and beyond, from those living with long-term illnesses, recovering from illness or living with a disability, to those needing help to stay mentally and physically well. On this innovative and accelerated programme, you will discover all the different aspects of adult nursing and be supported in getting your career off to the best possible start.

This course is ideal if you already have a degree but are looking for a fast-track way to get into Nursing. With the NHS Constitution at its core, our Adult Nursing programme provides rigorous training, fantastic placement opportunities and is fully approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Fees and funding

Find out more about UEA's funding options.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515