Interview Skills for University Nursing Programme Applicants
Hone your interview skills with the University of East Anglia
Every year, 20,000 aspiring nurses don’t win a place at university and 3,000 previous nursing applicants reapply. These statistics from UCAS demonstrate both the high demand for Nursing programmes and the importance of nailing your application the first time around.
Part of the admissions process for a Nursing course is completing an interview. To help you successfully prepare for yours, this one-week course from the University of East Anglia will arm you with key interview skills and techniques.
Whatever Nursing degree or programme you are applying to, you’ll boost your chances of being offered a place.
Understand the format and requirements of Nursing programme interviews in the UK
You’ll be guided through the entire interview process to help you understand the purpose of these interviews and how they’re conducted.
You’ll also be introduced to a range of resources, which will help you develop your knowledge of the Nursing profession and potential career pathways.
Discover common Nursing interview questions
Guided by academics and clinicians who regularly interview applicants for Nursing courses, you’ll explore what qualities they’re looking for in a candidate and how you can demonstrate these attributes in your interview.
You’ll also hear from ex-students who were successful at their interview to learn what questions you can expect and how to overcome nerves.
Boost your chances of being accepted
This course aims to increase your chances of being accepted onto a UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) approved Nursing programme.
You’ll learn how to identify transferable skills and relevant experiences that you can draw upon during your Nursing course interview, giving you the best chance of success.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explain the specific purposes of Nursing course interviews
- Identify the skills and qualities required for a career in Nursing
- Explore recognised standards and frameworks to develop your knowledge of the Nursing profession
- Describe the concept of professional integrity and how it applies to Nursing
- Compare examples of good interview responses and those which require improvement
- Create effective responses to interview questions which highlight your strengths and demonstrate your suitability for a Nursing programme
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in applying for or who has an interview scheduled for a university Nursing programme.
You’ll develop your interview skills to give you the best possible chance of a successful interview and entry to the university of your choice.
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