Nursing at Leicester


Nurses completing this programme will commence employment within the NHS at Band 5 and it is anticipated that with support from their preceptors in practice, will utilise their leadership education and skills to fast-track into key NHS leadership roles. At the point of registration it is expected that you will have the ability to practise autonomously and will be able to progress to specialist nursing roles in adult, child health or mental health.

For those aspiring towards a career in academia or research, secondments to the university setting to engage with the education of students or assist with project work is also a possible career option for students graduating from this course.

Employability skills include:

  • Leadership and management skills
  • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial, innovation and creativity skills
  • Evidence based decision making skills
  • Change management skills
  • Team working skills

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