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Children's Nursing (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Keele, United Kingdom
The Children's Nursing (Hons) degree from Keele University adopts an innovative curriculum model integrating theory and practice elements, which upon successful completion; contribute to admission to the Nursing and Midwifery Council Professional Register.
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Overview

A variety of teaching and learning strategies are used throughout the Children's Nursing (Hons) degree from Keele University and self-directed study is encouraged to promote independent learning and the development of lifelong learning skills. The development of clinical skills is an integral part of the programme and is supported in practice placements by qualified mentors and in the excellent clinical skills laboratories by experienced lecturers.

The programme also encompasses and innovative assessment strategy and student support is taken seriously with each student being allocated a personal tutor and having access to a variety of academic and pastoral advice services. Alongside these services a peer mentoring system is employed in order to support you through the Children’s Nursing degree.

Careers

96% of Keele graduates were in a job or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE, 2017)

Placements for the Children’s Nursing degree have been developed to reflect the reality of the journey children and young people experience when receiving healthcare.

Placements will be undertaken within the acute hospital children’s setting and in a variety of community areas, which may include Children’s centres, schools and with the children’s community teams. All of which will help you prepare for a career within Children’s Nursing.

Accreditation

 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Person-Centred Nursing Care
  • Clinical Nursing Practice 
  • Fundamentals of Nursing Practice
  • The Role of the Nurse in Promoting Health and Wellness
  • Pharmacology and Concepts of Safety and Quality of Care in Nursing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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General Requirements

  • GCSE English and Maths at grade C (or 4) or above or equivalent qualifications (e.g. Functional Skills Level 2 / Key Skills Level 2)
  • A­Levels (Full A2): BBC
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma: 60 Credits  / At least 45 credits at level 3 / At least 15 level 3 credits at distinction and 30 level 3 credits at merit
  • International Baccalaureate: 25 IB points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Keele

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

 

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