Wrexham University is excited to invite international candidates to apply to our BN (Hons) Adult Nursing programme.

Our courses are developed with the support of health boards and trusts, including Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Powys Teaching Health Board and the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust (WAST), to help provide high-quality health education and training opportunities in Wales, The Health Education Innovation Quarter (HEIQ) at Wrexham University will house our suite of Nurse Education and Allied Health Education programmes being offered by Wrexham University, transforming healthcare education in North Wales
International students will receive a bursary for £16,500 per year of studies from Higher Education Improvement Wales (HEIW) in exchange for remaining in Wales for two years to work upon successful completion of their degree. In addition to the bursary, students will receive a one off £1,500 grant to support living and settling in costs. 

Key course features


Academic course, plus placement in Wales and employment opportunities in Wales after successful completion of degree. Accommodation included with the offering.

COURSE DATES: 9th September 2024 to July 2027 (including induction week)


Please note, we are unable to accept applicants from countries listed on the World Health Organisation Workforce Support and Safeguard List, 2023.

What you will study

This page gives specific information realted to international applications for nursing in the United Kingdom.

For information on specific programmes please click on one of the specific links given below.

Entry requirements & applying


Applicants must meet their standard, country specific educational entry requirements and provide evidence they have completed GSCE equivalent Maths and English

•    A scanned copy of your passport 
•    Two references
•    Personal statement
•    Provide evidence of your immunisation history (including TB for relevant markets) this is a requirement of the Occupational Health Screening (OHS).

English: IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each sub-category. 

•    All eligible candidates will be interviewed by the Programme Teams, and they require all documentation in order to conduct the interviews.

Note: Applicants must have submitted all required documentation in order for us to schedule an interview

Arrival in the UK:
Once the students arrive in the UK, students will need to complete both the DBS (https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service )  and OHS (https://www.healthassured.org/blog/occupational-health-screening).  Both can be completed post-enrolment, but must be done as soon as possible to prevent any delays starting the placement.

The admissions dates are as follows:

Intake / Start Date

Nursing 2024 Intake

Application / Conditions Deadline

September 2024

Applications will close June, 28th, 2024

When completing the application, you will need to fill in your details, upload any documents relevant to your application and confirm your student declaration if you agree.

Our International Application System is Centurus which is different from UCAS, so please make your application on Centurus, and it is free of charge. 

Teaching & Assessment

The BN (Hons) Nursing program at Wrexham University is assessed using a combination of methods to ensure a comprehensive evaluation of your knowledge and skills. These assessment methods include:

Examinations: Written exams assess your understanding of theoretical concepts and the application of knowledge in nursing practice.

Coursework: You will complete various coursework assignments, such as essays, case studies, and research projects. These assignments allow you to demonstrate your critical thinking, research skills, and ability to apply nursing principles to real-life scenarios.

Practical Assessments: Practical assessments involve demonstrating your clinical skills and competence in simulated or real healthcare settings. These assessments evaluate your ability to provide safe and effective patient care, communication skills, and decision-making abilities.

Reflective Portfolios: Reflective writing is an integral part of nursing education. You will be required to maintain a reflective portfolio, documenting your learning experiences, self-evaluation, and personal development as a nurse.

Presentations: Presentations provide an opportunity to showcase your knowledge, research findings, and communication skills. You may be asked to deliver presentations on various nursing topics or case studies.

Simulated Practice: Evidence your practical skills in a controlled environment by rotating through multiple stations at our simulated Health care centre where you will demonstrate specific clinical skills, communication, and decision-making under simulated scenarios

Fees & funding

Headline fee: £22,850/year (this includes tuition + campus accommodation)

Bursary: £16,500/year bursary from HEIW (per year of study).

Deposit amount: £6,350

Payment Conditions

Applicants who wish to accept their offers should pay the deposit in full in order to receive a CAS. Partial payments will not be accepted for Nursing courses.


Living grant: students who have successfully enrolled on the provided will receive a £1,500 grant, provided by HEIW, to assist with living expenses. This grant will be paid to students upon completion of one month enrolled and engaged on the academic programme. 

Discover about living in Wrexham and campus accommodation.

Contact our accommodation for more information:

Email: accommodation@wrexham.ac.uk

Telephone: 0044  (0)1978 293344