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“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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Want to become a professional nurse, midwife or operating department practitioner and join this remarkable field of healthcare? Then our nursing and midwifery courses are just what you need to make your mark in this subject area. Nursing at the University of Bolton is ranked as number one in England for student satisfaction by The Complete University Guide 2020. You could join our students in being some of the most satisfied students in the UK by studying one of our nursing courses.
Each degree offered by the School of Nursing and Midwifery involves studying and practical elements, to ensure that our students graduate with the required experience to be a brilliant nurse. Small class sizes ensure you get one-to-one time with our passionate tutors and regular placement opportunities ensure that you get a range of nursing experience so that you can become a well-rounded professional, ready for employment. You could secure a placement with one of our partner organisations.
The University of Bolton has been ranked number one for student satisfaction in Greater Manchester by the Complete University Guide 2020 for the third year in a row and number five in the UK for teaching quality by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. Our flexible courses are designed to suit healthcare professionals. We have full-time and part-time nursing courses, beginning in January, May, and September. We have undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development courses so that you can find the right nursing qualification to suit you. Our clinical and biomedical sciences department also offers continuing professional development courses that are relevant to nursing.
Our team in the School of Nursing and Midwifery bring a wealth of experience from varying clinical and academic backgrounds. Not only are we passionate about the subject, but also about supporting you throughout your studies. We will ensure that you graduate as an independent, highly competent and compassionate nurse or midwife who is able to make a difference in people’s lives.
Throughout your degree, we’ll prepare you to become adaptable to the ever-changing and fast-paced nursing environment. Upon successful completion of your degree, you will be perfectly primed to begin this rewarding career. You could progress into one of the following roles (please note that some roles may require additional qualifications and/or work experience for entry):
Mental health nurse
Health play specialist
Funding update: Nursing students to receive £5,000 payment a year
The Government has announced that from September 2020 new and continuing students studying undergraduate and postgraduate pre-registration nursing, midwifery and some allied health courses will receive a non-repayable and non-means tested (universal) grant of at least £5,000 a year, in addition to existing mainstream student support.
Eligible students may receive additional funding of up to £3,000 to help with childcare costs or to study specific courses. We will update our website once more details have been announced by the Government in early 2020.
If you have any more questions about studying at the University of Bolton, our award-winning student services team is here to put your mind at ease about any queries related to accommodation, finance, funding, health and wellbeing, disability support or anything else you may need.