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Start date

May 2022

Attendance

Part-time

LEARNING MODE

On campus, dual delivery

OVERVIEW

Get into Nursing is a short course designed to prepare applicants with few qualifications, but who have relevant work experience in care and an interest in a nursing career, to get started on their learning journey at the University of East London.

On successful completion of the Get into Nursing short course, and having gained level 2 Functional skills in English and maths (if not already obtained), applicants could progress onto the Nursing Associate foundation degree (FdSc) at the University of East London.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To undertake the Get Into Nursing Course you should have, or be working towards, a level 2 literacy and numeracy (GCSE Grade 4/C or equivalent). You should also have relevant work experience, ideally in a health care setting.

Before starting the Foundation Degree (FdSc) Nursing Associate you must have achieved level 2 literacy and numeracy qualifications (GCSE Grade4/C or equivalent).

Please see our Preparation document for eligibility test.

GROW DEGREE-LEVEL SKILLS

Develop your academic reading, writing and thinking skills in preparation for undergraduate study.

KICK-START YOUR CAREER

Develop your confidence and independence and transform your employability and career options.

FLEXIBLE LEARNING

Fit your study in with your work and personal commitments and have access to UEL's extensive learning facilities and resources.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Academic writing, including essay writing, reflective writing, analytical reading, academic referencing. You’ll be fully supported throughout the course with a mixture of teaching techniques including lectures, workshops, group activities, and independent online learning.

It's incredibly exciting to be recognised for something I'm so passionate about. Diversity and inclusion are central to everything I do.

Luul Abdirisak Ali

BSc Adult Nursing Student, shortlisted for the Mary Seacole Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

Students are assessed on their participation and engagement on the course. Students are also required to submit reflective writing pieces to support their personal statement, this is used in their application for the Foundation Degree (FdSc) Nursing Associate. Students are also required to pass a numeracy test based on drug administration.

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

Students learn in a highly inclusive and diverse learning environment. Each week will include lively pair and group activities in which all students are encouraged to participate.

YOUR FUTURE CAREER

A career in nursing offers many opportunities to work as a health care professional, your skills are in demand in a broad range of fields across the NHS and the private sector. You can look forward to working in hospitals, community health care settings and social care sectors. For example: Acute Hospital Trusts, General Practice and Community Hospitals.

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