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Course Details

Acute Care (Top-Up) BSc (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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Course Summary

Learn more about caring for acutely ill adults, and top-up your existing nursing qualification to a BSc (Hons) in just one year. You’ll learn about current laws, procedures and best practice in this field while enhancing your leadership, decision-making and teamwork skills.

Entry Requirement

Applicants are required to hold a relevant professional qualification, such as a Dip HE in Nursing, Paramedic or equivalent.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.


Foundation year

Research Methodology;Undergraduate Major Project;Optional modules; Adult Acute Care;Care of the Patient Undergoing Anaesthesia;Cardiac Care;Critical Care;Clinical Assessment Skills for Health Professionals;Emergency Care;Law and Ethics in Health and Social Care;Management of the Person with Diabetes;Non-medical Prescribing;Pain Management;Pain Management - Theory Only;Palliative and End of Life Care Management of Symptoms in Advanced Disease;Principles and Practices of Anaesthesia;Principles of Respiratory and Thoracic Care;Surgical First Assistant;Theoretical Perspectives in Adult Acute Care .

Year one
  • Research Methodology
  • Undergraduate Major Project
  • Optional modules
  • Adult Acute Care
  • Care of the Patient Undergoing Anaesthesia
  • Cardiac Care
  • Critical Care
  • Clinical Assessment Skills for Health Professionals
  • Emergency Care
  • Law and Ethics in Health and Social Care
  • Management of the Person with Diabetes
  • Non-medical Prescribing
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Management - Theory Only
  • Palliative and End of Life Care Management of Symptoms in Advanced Disease
  • Principles and Practices of Anaesthesia
  • Principles of Respiratory and Thoracic Care
  • Surgical First Assistant
  • Theoretical Perspectives in Adult Acute Care .




Sept, Jan, May


1 Year

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £9250

International tution fees starting from: £13500

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