Introduction to Pre-Registration Nursing

Nursing is an extremely challenging, rewarding and unique profession that involves a diverse range of skills and attributes, including being able to work independently and as part of a multi-professional team.  As a registered Nursing there is a wide choice of career destinations ranging from hospitals to community, teaching and research, specialist roles, and management.  Graduates from our programme enjoy excellent employment opportunities working within the North West, throughout the UK, and abroad.


The four fields of Pre-Registration Nursing (all approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council) are:

The three year programme integrates 50% theory and 50% practice, preparing students to take on the roles and responsibilities required following graduation.  You will be expected to attend University and placement areas for a 40 hour week, 45 weeks of the year (annual leave is pre-determined).  You will gain valuable experience working with clinical partners, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised,  You will work all shift patterns, including nights and weekends, and are required to travel to and from your practice placement.

We also offer four year Nursing and Social Work integrated Masters degrees, accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and Health and Care Professions Council.

The Faculty of Health and Social Care has been commended by the Quality Assurance Agency for the quality of teaching and learning, student progression and learning resources.