Nursing is one of the most worthwhile, rewarding careers you could choose, and we offer pathways including Adult Nursing, Children and Young People Nursing, Learning Disabilities Nursing and Mental Health Nursing.

All our pre-registration programmes, at both BSc and MSc level, include the academic and clinical education required to become a registered nurse and obtain professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) on graduation.

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Discover our Nursing Pathways

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I have always felt supported throughout placement and theory, as well as being given opportunities to expand myself as a person through things like being a student nurse ambassador or even school president.
Charly Jodie Blackburn
BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse (Children and Young People)
United Kingdom

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Why study with us

  • Our programmes are approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
  • We have been awarded the highest independent quality assessment by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.
  • You'll be taught by professional, registered nurses with experience of working across all healthcare settings.
  • Our Nursing with Registered Nurse (Children & Young People) course is ranked in the top ten in the UK for overall positivity and academic support (National Student Survey, 2023) (Compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
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Jobs with a nursing degree

Graduates are able to pre-register to become a registered nurse. This allows you to obtain professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

As a Registered Nurse, you’ll have all the skills and knowledge you need to make a real difference to people’s lives.

Interested in becoming a nurse in the UK? Discover the benefits, qualifications, and different routes you can take to pursue a career as a nurse.

Careers available to successful nursing graduates:

  • Adult nurse
  • Children's nurse
  • Midwife
  • Learning disability nurse
  • Mental health nurse
  • Paramedic
  • High intensity therapist
  • Physician associate

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Study a degree at UCLan

Interested in studying a degree with us? From exploring accommodation to visiting us at an Open Day, find out everything you need to know about life at UCLan.

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Meet the team

Laura Kane
Adult Nurse Lecturer
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Laura is a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse and teaches across a range of subjects within the adult lecturing team. Laura completed her registered nurse training in the Royal Navy and specialised in reconstructive surgery and tissue repair and reconstruction. On leaving t…

Linda Ratinckx
Senior Lecturer in Public Health
School of Health, Social Work and Sport

Linda has been with UCLan for 23 years and is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in Public Health. Prior to this Linda spent several years in a variety of professional practice roles within the NHS (Staff Nurse/Sister (General Nursing), Community Nurse, School Nurse, Health V…