September 2023 intake
Application closing date: 23 June 2023
Interviews: 7 July 2023
- 4 September 2023 - 8 September 2023 inclusive
- Week commencing 11 September 2023 - Breakaway for MH or LD students
- 19 September 2023
- 26 September 2023
- 3 October 2023
- 10 October 2023
- 17 October 2023
- 24 October 2023
- 31 October 2023
February 2024 intake
Application closing date: 17 November 2023
Interviews: 1 December 2023
- 5 February 2024 - 9 February 2024 inclusive
- Week commencing 12 February 2024 Breakaway for MH or LD students
- 20 February 2024
- 27 February 2024
- 5 March 2024
- 12 March 2024
- 19 March 2024
- 26 March 2024
- 2 April 2024
Learning and assessment
The programme is delivered over 9 weeks, and incorporates a minimum of 150 hours of clinical practice.
The theoretical component of the programme consists of:
- Directed study
- Group & individual tutorials
The first week is taught on campus.
The following week is a breakaway training session for students returning to mental health nursing and learning disability nursing. This session then runs every Tuesday for 7 successive weeks.
You will also undertake a minimum of 150 hours in clinical placements; the time it takes you to complete placement hours will depend upon your progress. We would advise that you work a minimum of 24 hours a week. The actual days and hours worked are negotiated with you and the placement area. If clinical competencies cannot be achieved in 150 hours then an extension of hours may be possible at the discretion of the placement provider, and the University of Bradford.
It is fantastic that you are considering returning to the nursing profession. At the University of Bradford, our programme is designed to meet the needs of a changing and diverse workforce, whilst also supporting you all the way.