06/09/2021

Categories: Nursing and Midwifery, Undergradute

What a career in Nursing and Midwifery looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.

In this blog, you will discover a little more about the potential nursing careers you can have after obtaining a Nursing and Midwifery degree. Of course, there are many different types of nurses, geriatric, cardiac, emergency and even forensic. With many options to choose from and all of them as equally rewarding as the next, there can be some tough decisions after graduation. After reading this blog, we hope you’ll have some idea of what career you might choose as a nurse.

Potential careers

It is well known that nurses and midwifery roles are considered one of the most honourable professions. Not only do they work hard to see a high number of patients each day, but they do it with empathy and when required, sympathy. There is one area of nursing that has seen a steep rise in popularity for career choices, and that is mental health.

CSS Nurse with Syringe

As mental health patient numbers have soared in recent years, there has been more demand for nurses to assist. One in four people suffers from some form of mental health issue, from depression and anxiety to bipolar and eating disorders. There is a wide range of symptoms, causes, and ways to help reduce the conditions, and it is a mental health nurse’s job to support patients in managing their conditions.

In the spotlight

Many people embark on these heroic nursing careers, caring for others, and one of them was none other than British acting legend Dame Julie Walters. In her younger years, she worked as a nurse in a Birmingham Hospital. Her career took a turn towards acting when the urge to act became too strong, and she landed her first role in 1975. Although the famed actress has seen massive success in her career, she often talks fondly about her time as a nurse.

If you’ve been inspired to start a nursing career in one of the most rewarding industries, be sure to check out the incredible degree options on offer at the University of Bolton. For more information, click here.

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BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Pre-registration)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) [Bolton NHS Foundation Trust]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) [Bradford Satellite Nursing Centre]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) [Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) [Petroc College Satellite Nursing Centre]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) [Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adults) [Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children) [Bolton NHS Foundation Trust]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children) [Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) with Integrated Nurse Prescribing
Full-time
Mode of study
52 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing - Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing- Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (Mental Health)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice (Degree Apprenticeship)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) with Integrated Nurse Prescribing
Full-time
Mode of study
52 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

PD Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing - Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship
Part-time
Mode of study
56 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing- Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (Mental Health)
Part-time
Mode of study
56 months
Duration

University of Bolton

FndCert Fast-track to Higher Education (Nursing)
Part-time
Mode of study
18 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Multidisciplinary End of Life Care (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Non-Medical Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
26 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Non-Medical Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
26 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Bereavement and Loss (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Care of the Frail Adult (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Minor Injuries (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Multidisciplinary End of Life Care (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Non-Medical Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Allied Health Care Professionals (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
26 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Non-Medical Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
26 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Non-Medical Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Pharmacists (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
26 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)
Part-time
Mode of study
56 months
Duration

University of Bolton

FdSc Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship Route)
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

FdSc Nursing Associate
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

FndCert Fast-track to Higher Education (Nursing)
Full-time
Mode of study
9 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Community Health Care Nursing (top-up)
Part-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Community Public Health Nursing (top-up)
Part-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip Senior Leader: Health and Social Care (Degree Apprenticeship)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing) HE6 top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing) HE6 top-up
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) with Integrated Nurse Prescribing
Part-time
Mode of study
104 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip Senior Leader: Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) with Integrated Nurse Prescribing
Part-time
Mode of study
104 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

PD Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
6 years
Duration

University of Bolton

Cert(CPD) Care of the Frail Adult (HE5)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Bereavement and Loss HE6
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Care of the Frail Adult (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Minor Injuries (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

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