University of Roehampton
Adult Nursing BSc (Hons)
University of Roehampton

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts


Salary of Graduates in CAH02

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Adult Nursing 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 £24500 £22000 £26000
25-75 percentile range £22000 - £26000 £19500 - £25000 £21500 - £28500

Salary of all UK Graduates of CAH02

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25081 £25438 £27931
25-75 percentile range £25006 - £26600 £19412 - £29648 £20644 - £33341

Course Description

Why this course?

  • We are ranked in the top 10 best universities in the UK for Nursing (Guardian University Guide 2024)
  • This programme aligns with professional healthcare standards and is approved by Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Split your time between learning at university and gaining hands-on experience in placements with our clinical partners
  • Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students
  • Study this programme in two locations: at the University of Roehampton's main campus, or at our Croydon University Centre.

    About this course:

Our programme focuses on primary care and community nursing, giving you the skills to provide exceptional care in a range of settings to support the needs of people in the community. Topics include:

  • How the human body works
  • How to help people stay healthy
  • How to treat and support people with long-term and acute illnesses
  • Learning to develop a holistic approach to assessing and supporting both physical and mental wellbeing of others


Throughout the course, you will gain practical skills and experience through a range of clinical placements, such as:

  • Community nursing (district nurses)
  • Primary care (general practice nurses)
  • Public health nursing (health visitors)
  • Care homes
  • Hospices
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Acute hospitals

You will also spend a significant amount of time learning in our Clinical Simulation Centre (CSC) which offers realistic community and in-hospital settings. Here you will safely practice clinical skills with other students, service users, carers, role players and hi-tech patient simulators under the guidance of experienced clinical and academic staff.

Career opportunities:

Our BSc Adult Nursing offers a strong foundation for your future nursing career. You will be able to work in a wide variety of roles in community nursing teams, GP surgeries, care homes, hospices, rehabilitation centres, hospitals and more. Our aspiration is to educate nurses who will be highly sought after by employers, and for Roehampton nurses to become future leaders of the profession.

You will learn about nursing as a profession and its central role within modern health and care services. You will also learn about the shift towards integrated care in the community as part of the NHS Long Term Plan (

Student support available 24/7

At Roehampton, student support is available 7 days a week.

Our committed academic staff will support, help and guide you throughout your studies and help you prepare for your future career. We also offer study, wellbeing and careers support on-campus and online, so you can get the help you need when you want it.

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking (on our main campus), hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

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

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

Required skill level of job after 15 months

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

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

15% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
10% Media Professionals
10% Librarians and Related Professionals
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

with a minimum of 5.5 in each band

TOEFL (iBT) 80

with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20

PTE Academic 59

with no less than 59 in any band

Cambridge English Advanced

grade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band

Nursing students are eligible to apply for a non-repayable amount of up to £11,000 per academic year with the NHS Learning Support Fund. We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including a wide range of scholarships, free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Adult Nursing, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Adult Nursing BSc (Hons)

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

Additional fee information

Please note the fee amounts listed are from 2023. In some cases fees will increase for the following year.

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, 2025

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

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About University of Roehampton

The University of Roehampton is a government funded university in the London Borough of Wandsworth. The university began its existence as a women’s teacher training college, and only much later in 2004 became an officially recognised university. Roehampton is made up of four distinct colleges: Digby Stuart College, Froebel College, Southlands College and Whitelands College.

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