B.Sc. Nursing (Pre-Registration) - Child Nursing

  • On Campus
  • 36 months
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • English
School of Health and Social Care, University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
This programme offers both practice and theoretical learning in a variety of institutional and community settings. The programme has four routes. For adult and child nursing, placements are in hospitals and the local community, such as GP practices and with community nurses and health visitors. Mental health and learning disabilities nursing placements are much more community-focused, in clinics, health centres and schools.

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English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Requirements

Applicants should have:

240 UCAS points FROM

EITHER a minimum of two subjects at A-level OR a BTEC National Diploma PLUS a minimum of three GCSEs at grade C or above (including English Language and mathematics)

OR An approved Access to Higher Education Diploma with a minimum of 60 credits, 45 of which must be at level 3 with the remaining 15 at either level 2 or 3 with mathematics and English to at least level 2. A minimum of 30 of the level 3 credits must be at Merit or Distinction level.

• Candidates applying for this programme must have experience of paid or voluntary work in a health or social care setting.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

This programme leads to registration as a nurse and is professionally recognised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Description

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Deciding to become a nurse is one of the most important decisions a person will make. The School of Health & Social Care offers pre-registration nursing across 4 branches and has excellent links with the NHS and other care providers. Nursing skills are taught and assessed in four laboratories. Learning clinical skills in the laboratories ensures that students develop competence in a safe, protected environment. In order to develop multi-professional and collaborative working, there is shared learning between nursing and midwifery students in areas such as biological and social sciences, informatics, research, ethics, health policy and management.

This programme offers both practice and theoretical learning in a variety of institutional and community settings. The programme has four routes. For adult and child nursing, placements are in hospitals and the local community, such as GP practices and with community nurses and health visitors. Mental health and learning disabilities nursing placements are much more community-focused, in clinics, health centres and schools.

Career options

Graduates have employment opportunities in the National Health Service and Primary Care Trusts locally and nationally and in all branches of nursing

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 10350 Year (International)
Start date September 2015
Duration full-time 36 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Professional Values and Nursing Practice (15 credits)
  • Preparation for Nursing Practice (15 credits)
  • Academic Skills Preparation (10 credits)
  • Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology (15 credits)
  • Psycho-Social Perspectives on Health (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Public Health for Nurses and Midwives (15 credits)
  • Field specific course (30 credits)

Year 2

  • Knowledge and Evidence for Professional Practice (10 credits)
  • Research Methods for Professional Practice (10 credits)
  • Understanding the Pathophysiology of Ill Health (15 credits)
  • Care and Support of Vulnerable Individuals and Groups (15 credits)
  • Child and Maternal Health (10 credits)
  • Field specific courses (60 credits)

Year 3

  • National and International Perspectives on Healthcare (15 credits)
  • Learning and Teaching in Practice (15 credits)
  • Critical Appraisal Skills for Professional Practice (30 credits)
  • Field specific courses (60 credits)

University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

United Kingdom The University of Greenwich is Number 1 in London for Teaching Excellence (The Sunday Times University Guide 2011). It’s a great achievement and together with being ranked Number 1 for Student Satisfaction (Sunday Times 2010), you know the University of Greenwich has got everything you need for a first rate education. If that wasn’t enough, our principle campus is based in a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is breath taking! If you are looking for a great experience with excellence teaching in a fabulous location - the University of Greenwich has it all!