University of East London
Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons)
University of East London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Adult nursing is a rewarding and challenging career, enabling you to make a real difference to people's lives. You will work with adults of all ages, who may have one or more long or short-term physical/mental health conditions. These could include: heart disease, arthritis, dementia, diabetes, cancer, injuries (caused by an accident, for example). You’ll learn first-hand from professionals on clinical placements in some of the largest NHS Trusts in east London. You’ll be supported by qualified mentors and practice educators. Adult nursing is a rewarding and challenging career, enabling you to make a real difference to people’s lives. You’ll work with adults of all ages, who may have one or more long or short-term physical/mental health conditions. As a student studying adult nursing you will achieve a BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing and become registered as an Adult Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Due to the current health crisis which has resulted in the Nursing and Midwifery Council revising the pre-registration regulations, at the present time, all Advance Standing applications and Accreditation of Prior Learning applications (Students transferring their credits from other institutions), have been placed on pause until further notice.

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 40 graduates of Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons) at University of East London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Adult Nursing.

Overall student satisfaction
73 /100
40 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates of Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons) at University of East London

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Nursing (Adult) 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 £19500 £23500
25-75 percentile range £23500 - £28000 £12500 - £26000 £14000 - £30500

Salary of all UK Graduates of Adult Nursing

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24076 £24877 £26681
25-75 percentile range £23028 - £25124 £18721 - £29097 £19620 - £32387

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Nursing (Adult), 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 Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons) at University of East London

28% Therapy professionals
18% Other Health Professionals
11% Natural and social science professionals
8% Caring personal services
5% Sales occupations
4% Teaching Professionals
4% Welfare and housing associate professionals
4% Managers, directors and senior officials
3% Administrative occupations
2% Quality and Regulatory Professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or above or recognised Level 2 equivalent. Applicants with no level 2 English and Mathematics qualification will be offered an alternative course.

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

112 UCAS Points from Access to HE Diploma. QAA accredited course required.

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or email [email protected]

Requirements for international students / English requirements

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

    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
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Tuition Fees Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
EU £13740 year 1
International £13740 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

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 University of East London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of East London in related subject specific rankings.

Medicine & Health

    • #29 
    • #45 
    Good University Guide by Subject - The Times
    [Published ]
    • #53 
    • #68 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

See all university rankings of University of East London

What students say about studying Adult Nursing in the UK?

  • The Placement Experience - Adult Nursing
  • Adult Nursing - documentary short
  • Nursing students share their placement experiences
  • Nursing: Course Content - Adult Nursing
  • Clare, Adult Nursing student
  • Adult Nursing student Heather's journey to Herts

About University of East London

The University of East London, often abbreviated to UEL, states their goal being to become the leading careers-focused university in the United Kingdom. UEL operates from three different campuses; Stratford Campus, Docklands Campus, and University Square Stratford. The Docklands Campus is the largest of the three campuses, and is just a 15-20 minute walk away from Central London, and 10-15 minutes away from Canary Wharf by train.

  • International Student Experience at UEL
  • Jessica - #ChooseUEL
  • What's it like being an International Student at University of East London?
  • #ChooseUEL - Suleman
  • Amelia - #ChooseUEL

Where is this programme taught

Stratford Campus
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