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Nursing

UNDERGRADUATE SUBJECT AREA

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Why Study Nursing

People choosing a career in nursing make a real difference to people’s lives. Nursing is highly rewarding, constantly changing/growing and an exciting profession. Registered nurses work within one or more of four fields; adult, mental health, learning disability or child. The Bachelor of Nursing degrees offered at Bangor University will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to provide evidence-led and compassionate nursing care. 

Career Opportunities in Nursing

Advances in treatments and technology are creating new career opportunities for registered nurses with different service provision, roles and ways of working.  They are many different aspects of nursing within the four fields and varied opportunities for career advancement and work in a variety of settings. Career opportunities range from working as a staff nurse in, for example, the hospital and community setting, to more specialist and leadership roles such as specialist or consultant nurses. Registered nursing roles have many forms and offer career development and progression from a staff nurse to nurse specialist, ward manager, matron, leader, researcher, educator and nurse consultant within each field. Find out more about Nursing careers on the NHS Wales website and the NHS England site.

Top 10

for Nursing Careers

Guardian Good University Guide 2021

Our Research in Nursing

Our research groups are all part of the Bangor Institute for Health and Medical Research (BIHMR). We are building on BIHMR’s success in REF 2014 to sustain and grow excellence in health, medical and social care research. We conduct research of the highest standard, with UK and international impact that contributes to improvements in local health and healthcare, as well as making an impact across Wales, the United Kingdom and internationally.

4th

for Research Quality

Complete University Guide 2021

Top 20

(out of 94) in the most recent assessment of research quality

Research Assessment Exercise 2014

95%

of research either internationally excellent or world-leading

Research Assessment Exercise 2014

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