**Why choose this course?** This course will give you the specialist knowledge and hands-on clinical skills you'll need to become a registered adult nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and make a positive difference to people's lives. You'll learn in our award-winning simulation suite and experience a wide range of realistic environments, including hospital wards and community settings. The course is taught by experts in A&E, ICU, neurology, cancer and palliative care, community nursing, health visiting and mental health. They will help guide you to practice your skills in a safe and supportive atmosphere. You'll spend 50 per cent of your time in clinical practice. Your placements will be in hospitals and the community and you'll get to work with patients, carers, clinical mentors and a variety of other healthcare professionals. Examples of placements include: medical and surgical wards, oncology, ICU, A&E, coronary care, operating theatres, district nursing, health visiting, GP practice nursing and integrated community teams. The NMC commended the range of student engagement activities available on this course. You can engage with volunteering, fundraising, sports, societies, research and staff/student events. You'll explore concepts of nursing through arts-based education including plays, literature, museum visits, art exhibitions and drama workshops. There's also an opportunity for you to develop your skills working abroad.