Surge in nursing degree applications12th February 2010
The Universities & Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) has revealed that student applications for nursing degrees have leapt 73.7%.
As of 22 January 2010, the UCAS said it had received 94,644 nursing course applications, compared to 54,475 in 2009. Overall it said applications for degrees of any type had risen 22.9% to 570,556 from 106,389 in 2009. The Royal College of Nursing said it was “very encouraging that so many people of all ages are choosing a career in nursing” and that they were pursuing the graduate route into the profession.
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Title: Surge in nursing degree applications
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 14047
Date Added: 12th Feb 2010