For over 17 years, we've delivered a highly successful work-based pre-registration nursing programme in partnership with healthcare employers. From Autumn 2020, we will introduce our exciting new Future Nurse curriculum to meet the new standards for nursing education published by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC 2018).
Students can study one of four fields of nursing in preparation for entry to the NMC register.For more information
In Northern Ireland we work closely in partnership with all five Health and Social Care Trusts across Northern Ireland to produce the nurses of the future and address the shortage of nurses within Northern Ireland.
In 2016, The Open University also began working in partnership with the independent sector to offer student nursing places to Healthcare Assistants employed within independent nursing homes.
Currently there are over 200 employees registered on the Adult Nursing and Mental Health Nursing programmes within both sectors and we have received a record high of 185 places for student nurses from the Department of Health.