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Why you should study with us

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1st in Wales

Our Adult Nursing programme is ranked 1st in Wales by the Complete University Guide 2021

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3rd in the UK

Our Adult Nursing programme is ranked 3rd in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021

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We are international

We are committed to enabling our students to have an international learning experience

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Our location

Our main School building is situated in the heart of Wales’ biggest hospital – so you will be immersed in an actual healthcare environment from day one

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Our programme is funded

A full NHS bursary, including tuition fees and a non-repayable bursary for living costs is available for our programmes providing you meet eligibility requirements

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Our facilities

Our high-tech simulation suites and equipment mirror the healthcare environments in which you will undertake placements and eventually work in as qualified professionals

Courses

Entry year

Bachelor of Nursing (Adult) Autumn Intake (BN)

Full time, 3 years

Our programme is ranked 1st in Wales and 3rd in the UK by The Complete University Guide 2021 and validated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Bachelor of Nursing (Adult) Spring Intake (BN)

Full time, 3 years

Our programme is ranked 1st in Wales and 3rd in the UK by The Complete University Guide 2021 and validated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Return to Practice (Nursing) (Institutional Undergraduate Credit)

Part Time Blended Learning, 20 weeks

Our Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) accredited short Return to Practice programme will build upon your existing experience and support you to re-register with the NMC.

Our talk

Adult Nursing (BN) Admissions Tutor, Sandra Fender, provides an overview of the course - from how it is structured, to tips on how to apply.

I love being a student nurse at Cardiff University because of all the opportunities it has given me and because you are just constantly learning. It is such a worthwhile career choice
Carol Adult Nursing (BN) student

Facilities and locations

Hear from one of our students

Third year Adult Nursing (BN) student, Eleanor, talks about her experience of studying with us.

Being a student nurse gives me a purpose to my life - to care for others when they need it most.
Ffion Adult Nursing (BN) student

Take a virtual tour of our facilities

Caerleon Simulation Suite

Our simulation suite mirrors clinical settings allowing students to develop key skills and experience.

Lecture theatre

Our refurbished lecture theatre hosts large teaching sessions.

Flat 189

Flat 189 enables students to practice assessment and treatment skills in a home environment.

Skills suite

Our facility where students develop skills such as Basic Life Support.

Student area

A designated area for students to use during breaks and before and after lectures.

IV Lounge

Our recreational and cafeteria space is also home to the Heath Campus Student's Union.

Heath Campus Library

Educational resources for our healthcare programmes can be found at our on-site library.

Practical room

We have many practical rooms where students can practice and develop their clinical skills.

Be part of something special

Want to make a difference, not just a choice? With accessible courses, inspiring lecturers, and friends you make for life, release your potential with us and start a career you'll feel proud of.

More to watch

The following videos were created by staff and students to celebrate the Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020.

Our alumni students share some special messages with us.

Messages from our alumni students

Our alumni students share some special messages with us.

...by telling us why they love being student nurses.

Our students celebrate International Nurses Day 2020

...by telling us why they love being student nurses.

The World Health Organisation has designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.

The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife 2020

The World Health Organisation has designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.

Explore Cardiff University

Your campus experience for 2021/22

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, we've worked hard to ensure students have a safe and enjoyable time with us. Find out what we've been doing and what you might expect when you join us.

Guaranteed accommodation

If you arrive in September, you're guaranteed a single occupancy room, and you'll be allocated with other first-year students.

Student support

Get free, impartial and confidential advice on disability and dyslexia, money, careers, counselling and more.

Student life

Learn more about our sport and recreation, free language programmes, living costs, learning support and the Students' Union.

Start your healthcare journey with us

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Our Adult Nursing (BSc) programmes

Find out about entry requirements, tuition fees and more.

Download our School brochure

Learn more about our courses, the School and the wider University.

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Get in touch

If you have any questions - big or small - don't hesitate to get in touch. We would love to hear from you.

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