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Foundation Degree Science Nursing Associate FdSc

University of Derby

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UCAS CODE B720
The University of Derby was one of the first Higher Education Institutions to be involved in the pilot training programme for Nursing Associates, with over 100 Trainee Nursing Associates starting with the University in January 2017.- Join a Foundation Degree course with excellent career prospects: 100% of our graduates were employed or continued onto further study on completion of the course- On successful completion of the programme you wil be able to Register with the Nursing and Midwifery ... READ MORE

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Full time | Chesterfield - St Helena | 2 Years | SEP-21

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67th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
99th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2021
48th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
2 Years

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Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

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Latest Nursing reviews

Nursing
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Bhavisha
30 Oct 19

Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons)

It is good but there can be...
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Athulya
25 Oct 19

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How Nursing students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 96 reviews

5 star 30%
4 star 48%
3 star 19%
2 star 1%
1 star 2%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,488 reviews

5 star 30%
4 star 51%
3 star 16%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Derby
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99th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
At the University of Derby, they believe anything is possible. With a broad range of courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level, that can help you get your career off to a great start. They know how important it is to have the best teaching, and are proud to be rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework; but they also offer so much more, with some of the best university facilities in the country, opportunities for industry experience and practical, hands-on learning to make your studies relevant to life after graduation. To help broaden your horizons, they offer a wide range of opportunities to study abroad, whatever your subject – a great way to experience a different culture, meet new people and add to your CV. Open days Derby hold Open Days throughout the year, giving you plenty of opportunity to come and explore.

Where you'll study

University of Derby

St. Helena Sheffield Road Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7LU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Chesterfield  0.2 miles away

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