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Nursing Studies (for qualified healthcare professionals) BSc

UCAS code: Apply direct to King's College London

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
15 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

Whether you're a registered nurse in the UK, or working abroad as a registered nurse, King's College London can help you take the next step in your healthcare career. It's likely you became a qualified nurse by completing a diploma. Our one-year Nursing Studies BSc gives you the chance to top that up to a degree and develop valuable research skills.

Key benefits

  • Learn from our experts who are at the forefront of their field
  • Study at the number 1 nursing faculty in the UK, and number 2 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019)
  • Become a confident leader in your area of specialism
  • Develop your analytical mind and understand how research impacts practice
  • Join a diverse community of nurses from the UK and abroad

Course Aims

  • We’ve designed this course for newly qualified and experienced nurses who are motivated to think analytically and delve deeper into research in healthcare.
  • Whether you work in acute care, in the community, or in mental health nursing, you can pick modules that will boost your expertise and give you an advantage in your day to day role.
  • At King’s, you’ll join a supportive community of nurses from different countries and backgrounds. Every day you’ll learn from each other and share your experiences of life as a nurse.

Base campus

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Waterloo Campus

Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Regulating bodies

Standard entry requirements have not been set for this programme

Language requirement band is not set

Please contact the Programme Leader, Julia Philippou at julia.philippou@kcl.ac.uk

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements

The normal entry requirement for the BSc is a Diploma in Higher Education (120 Level 5 credits) (or overseas equivalent). Applicants must be registered nurses with the NMC or an equivalent governing body for international applicants. IELTS 6.5 overall, minimum of 6.0 in all skills.

 

Teaching methods - what to expect

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

Assessment

  • Essays
  • Reports
  • Portfolios
  • Dissertation
  • Traditional written exams

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 120 credits.

This is a zero-year degree course in which you will take a combination of required and optional modules to total 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

As a leading faculty of nursing and midwifery, we’ve helped many healthcare professionals reach their potential in a range of specialist areas. 

Our Nursing Studies BSc gives you the skills you need to go back to practice with the skills and confidence to lead and manage your own teams. 

Our alumni often stay in London to work at many of the NHS trusts. Others find rewarding roles across the UK and abroad. Some King’s graduates choose to continue their education or specialise further. 

Tuition Fees

Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Full time tuition fees International:

The International tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is £20,790 per year.

Please note that the International tuition fee is subject to annual increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • In addition to your tuition fees, you can also expect to pay for:
  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions
  • Library fees and fines
  • Personal photocopies
  • Printing course handouts
  • Society membership fees
  • Stationery
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses
  • Graduation costs
  • For further information, please visit our fees and funding pages.

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

Course Aims

  • We’ve designed this course for newly qualified and experienced nurses who are motivated to think analytically and delve deeper into research in healthcare.
  • Whether you work in acute care, in the community, or in mental health nursing, you can pick modules that will boost your expertise and give you an advantage in your day to day role.
  • At King’s, you’ll join a supportive community of nurses from different countries and backgrounds. Every day you’ll learn from each other and share your experiences of life as a nurse.

Base campus

waterloo-banner
Waterloo Campus

Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Regulating bodies

Standard entry requirements have not been set for this programme

Language requirement band is not set

Please contact the Programme Leader, Julia Philippou at julia.philippou@kcl.ac.uk

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements

The normal entry requirement for the BSc is a Diploma in Higher Education (120 Level 5 credits) (or overseas equivalent). Applicants must be registered nurses with the NMC or an equivalent governing body for international applicants. IELTS 6.5 overall, minimum of 6.0 in all skills.

 

Teaching methods - what to expect

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

Assessment

  • Essays
  • Reports
  • Portfolios
  • Dissertation
  • Traditional written exams

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 120 credits.

This is a zero-year degree course in which you will take a combination of required and optional modules to total 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

As a leading faculty of nursing and midwifery, we’ve helped many healthcare professionals reach their potential in a range of specialist areas. 

Our Nursing Studies BSc gives you the skills you need to go back to practice with the skills and confidence to lead and manage your own teams. 

Our alumni often stay in London to work at many of the NHS trusts. Others find rewarding roles across the UK and abroad. Some King’s graduates choose to continue their education or specialise further. 

Tuition Fees

Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Full time tuition fees International:

The International tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is £20,790 per year.

Please note that the International tuition fee is subject to annual increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • In addition to your tuition fees, you can also expect to pay for:
  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions
  • Library fees and fines
  • Personal photocopies
  • Printing course handouts
  • Society membership fees
  • Stationery
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses
  • Graduation costs
  • For further information, please visit our fees and funding pages.

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
15 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

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