Undergraduate Nursing (BNurs) Interviews

Once you have applied for one of our undergraduate pre-registration Nursing courses* and if you have been shortlisted, you will be invited for an interview. 

What should you expect?  

  • The interview will last around 20 to 30 minutes and will be with a member of the academic teaching staff from the Nursing team. You may also be joined by an external member of the Clinical Practice.
  • At the start of the interview, you must show a form of picture ID as proof of who the interviewer is talking to. Acceptable documents include a passport, driving license, college ID badge, etc. (please note we do not accept copies).
  • As part of your interview, you will be asked some scenario-based questions.
  • There are no tests involved in the selection process. 
  • You will not be asked to present certificates at your interview. Admissions will ask you for these after the interview if you are offered a place.
Top Tips
  • Do you know enough about the course you have applied for? Research information about the course, the Nursing and Midwifery Council 6 C's and visit our open days or postgraduate open evenings where you can come and speak to our staff and students www.wlv.ac.uk/opendays.
  • Ensure you have read all the guidance that has been sent to you, have you been requested to bring any additional information with you? (ID etc.)
  • Practice talking about your skills and qualities, giving examples to evidence these. 

On-Campus Interviews - for BNurs (Hons) 3 year degree courses.

  • Don't forget to check which campus your interview will be based on. This information can be found in your interview e-mail confirmation and on e:Vision.
  • Check out our campus locations and maps to ensure you go to the right building for your interview.
  • Interviews at CITY Campus will take place in either the Houseman (MX) Building or The George (MG) Building (also known as the welcome centre). Upon arrival please take a seat in the foyer.
  • Interviews at WALSALL Campus will take place in Sister Dora (WP) Building. Upon arrival please take a seat in the foyer.
  • Interviews at TELFORD Campus will take place in the Darby (SA) Building. Upon arrival please check-in with a member of staff.
  • Plan your journey- our campuses are well-serviced by public transport. If arriving by car, you may find that some of our campuses will require you to pay for parking. You can find further info on how to find us, here.

*please note online interviews are not available for three year degree applicants.

Online Interviews - for BNurs (Hons) with Foundation Year courses.

  • Have you downloaded Microsoft Teams ready onto your device? Read our full guidance on ensuring you are set up and ready for your online interview.
  • You’ll be sent a link to your interview on Microsoft Teams via email usually just before your interview time, not far in advance. In this email, there should be a 'Join meeting' link. Just before your interview time, press 'Join meeting'. 
  • Please ensure you have your photographic ID ready, a fully charged device and you have your e-mail account open on this device no later than 10 minutes before your interview time.
  • Ensure you are away from any loud noise or distractions which could interfere with your interview.
  • Click the ‘Join meeting’ link 5-10 minutes before your interview time.  


*Pre-registration Undergraduate BNurs (Hons) 3 year degree courses include BNurs (Hons) Adult Nursing, BNurs (Hons) Children’s Nursing, BNurs (Hons) Learning Disability Nursing and BNurs (Hons) Mental Health Nursing across all campuses.

*Pre-registration Undergraduate BNurs (Hons) with Foundation Year courses include BNurs (Hons) Adult Nursing with Foundation Year, BNurs (Hons) Children’s Nursing with Foundation Year, BNurs (Hons) Learning Disability Nursing with Foundation Year and BNurs (Hons) Mental Health Nursing with Foundation Year across all campuses.