Leeds Beckett University
Adult Nursing BSc (Hons)
Leeds Beckett University

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Immerse yourself on a physically, intellectually and emotionally challenging course that will prepare you for an extremely rewarding career.

You’ll have access to diverse placement opportunities, including Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and Leeds Community Healthcare Trust – within secondary and regional care units, community teams and GP practices. Spending 50 per cent of your time on practice placements, you’ll develop the practical skills needed to care for adults with acute and long-term illnesses across a variety of settings.

Some of the exciting projects you can apply for include:

  • Working with the medical services at Leeds and Download Festivals

  • Headstart

  • The final year Community Scheme

You’ll also be able to focus on areas of personal interest within healthcare during the volunteering strand of the course.

This course is approved by the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

Recognised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for the purpose of registration as a qualified nurse (adult).

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 63 graduates of Adult Nursing BSc (Hons) at Leeds Beckett University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Adult Nursing.

Overall student satisfaction
72 /100
63 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates of Adult Nursing BSc (Hons) at Leeds Beckett University

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Adult Nursing BSc (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £27500 £28500
25-75 percentile range £25000 - £25500 £24500 - £30000 £23000 - £34500

Salary of all UK Graduates of Adult Nursing

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25031 £25438 £27931
25-75 percentile range £24016 - £25131 £19412 - £29648 £20644 - £33341

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Adult Nursing, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Adult Nursing BSc (Hons) at Leeds Beckett University

95% Nursing Professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

A minimum of 80 points from two A levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees

From September 2020 new and Existing students studying this course will be eligible to receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5000 each year from the Government. Further information is available on the Government website.
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Adult Nursing, BSc (Hons).


Tuition Fees Adult Nursing BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £9250 year 1
International £13000 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Leeds Beckett University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Leeds Beckett University in related subject specific rankings.

Medicine & Health

    • #30 
    • #38 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

See all university rankings of Leeds Beckett University

What students say about studying Adult Nursing in the UK?

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About Leeds Beckett University

Established in 1824, Leeds Beckett University is located on the Northern side of Leeds City Centre. There are a variety of campus buildings in the area, including the Polytechnic site, Electric Press, the Old Broadcasting House, the university’s Business School, and more. Leeds is the ideal student city, with an abundance of activities and nightlife to take advantage of, plus a reliable bus service for getting around easily.

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Where is this programme taught

Leeds City Campus
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