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Nursing - Learning Disability (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #801 (WUR) Birmingham, United Kingdom
Nursing - Learning Disability (Hons) of Birmingham City University will provide you to learn disability nursing at one of the country’s largest nursing schools, with 100% graduate employability rate, to gain all the knowledge and experience needed to fulfil the role of a learning disability nurse.
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What's covered in the course?

Our Nursing - Learning Disability (Hons) course is accredited by The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to expertly support you in gaining hands-on clinical and care skills when working with people who have learning disabilities. Nursing - Learning Disability (Hons) is provided by Birmingham City University.

During the course, you will develop an understanding of the health needs of people with learning disabilities and how to meet their needs by developing and implementing individualised care. You will explore physiology, nursing practice ethical principles, research methods, and social policy which will underpin your practice.

Employment opportunities

Once qualified and registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council you can practice in the UK and many countries overseas. 

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:

  • Professional Values and Academic Skills
  • Introduction to Nursing Practice and Decision Making
  • Health in Society
  • Professional Values and Evidence Based Practice
  • Learning Disability Nursing Practice 
  • Nursing in Society

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Level 2 qualifications which must be achieved PRIOR to application for all applicants except Access Students.
  • A minimum of three GCSEs at Grade 4 or above (formerly Grade C), must include English Language, Mathematics and one of Health and Social Care, Biology, chemistry, Physics or Science double/triple award or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 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 Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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