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SATISFACTION 100% NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY 2017 The modules listed here are correct at time of print (Feb 2018) but may differ slightly to those offered in 2019 following a revalidation in 2018. Please check the website for any updates. Entry requirements Scottish Higher BBBB A Level BCC Irish Leaving Certificate H2 H2 H3 H3 We welcome applications from mature students with other relevant experience and qualifications. Direct Entry Year Two: • HNC Care and Admin Practice with A in the graded unit (see www.qmu. ac.uk/college-qualifications for details • Level 1 Diploma in Higher Education — Nursing Route* Year Three • Level 3 Diploma in Higher Education — Nursing Route* International Baccalaureate 30 points For details of related HNC and HND courses, see www.qmu.ac.uk/college- qualifications International IELTS of 7.0 with no element lower than 7.0 *This would be dependent on previous placement hours. Required subjects All combinations of qualifications must include Biology or Human Biology at Higher or A Level (Chemistry, Physics may also be considered) and either English, or a suitably discursive subject such as Philosophy, History, Modern Studies or Religious and Moral Education. You should also have Maths and English at Intermediate 2 (B) or National 5 (B) if not studied at Higher level. Mature/Access Related Access course — see our website for details at www.qmu.ac.uk/ college-qualifications COURSE Applicants with QUALITY Access qualifications SATISFACTION must also demonstrate a strong academic profile. 100% NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY Other requirements You may be requested to be immunised against Hepatitis B. A satisfactory criminal records check is also required. The NMC requires you to complete a declaration of good health and good character each year. Applicants are required to take part in an interview that will include an assessment of numeracy and literacy. Delivery On campus Awarding body QMU. Please see the ‘External review’ section on pages 8-11. Exchange opportunities N/A Placements Clinical placements provide the opportunity to integrate practice with theory, by working directly with patients and qualified staff. Placements will take place in a variety of settings eg community, hospital or care home. These may be in the Lothians, Borders and Fife. There are placement opportunities in each year of the course. QMU manages the sourcing and allocation of placements for each student on this course. Teaching staff, class sizes and timetables Please see ‘How we teach and how you’ll learn’ section on pages 8-11 Course fees Please see pages 170-171 Professional registration/ accreditation Successful completion leads to eligibility to register (Registered Nurse {Adult}) with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC). Careers Graduates make a significant contribution to creative practice in nursing and have excellent career prospects. Our graduates have chosen varied career paths in the UK and overseas. Recent graduates work in community, acute medical and surgical areas, oncology, haematology, critical care, care of older people, rehabilitation, education and research. Other information UCAS code B740 Duration 4 years full-time Start date September 2019 77 COURSE QUALITY