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MNSW Children’s Nursing and Social Work, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Cambridge, United Kingdom
This innovative and intensive integrated Masters degree will provide you with the skills, knowledge and practical experience required for a career as an integrated Children’s Nursing and Social Work practitioner in a range of health and social care settings.
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Overview

Conferring eligibility for two professional awards, the course combines perspectives from health, social care, education and related disciplines to ensure you graduate able to work highly effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment. If you can demonstrate a clear commitment to becoming an integrated Nursing and Social Work practitioner, while also having the ability to recognise the perspectives of service users, their families and carers, then this is the programme for you.

Enables you to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a qualified Children’s Nurse and apply for registration with the regulator for social work as a qualified social worker.

Career Prospects

Career prospects are excellent because the programme offers you the opportunity to achieve a Masters level academic qualification and two professional awards.

Children with complex and long-term conditions increasingly require treatment underpinned by a greater understanding from a more integrated health and social care perspective. This programme prepares you to undertake professional roles which fulfil that need.

The University is working with prospective employers to identify future areas of employment for practitioners with dual Nursing and Social Work registration.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Social Work
  • Contemporary Nursing
  • Foundations for Integrated Practice 
  • Foundation Science, Theory and Method in Nursing and Social Work 
  • Adults Within an Integrated Health and Social Care Context 
  • Children, Young People and Their Families Within an Integrated Health and Social Care Context
  • Law and Policy in Nursing and Social Work
  • Developing Capability for Integrated Practice
  • Enhancing Confidence and Capability for Integrated Practice 
  • Research Methods in Health and Social Care 
  • Aspects of International Health and Social Care
  • Working with Complexity with Children and Young People in Health and Social Care 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

128 UCAS Tariff points. No specific subjects are required.

You will also need at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics.

Eligible candidates must provide evidence of study within the three years prior to application. An interview will form part of the selection process.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Subject to eligibility, UK and EU students can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from the Government to cover the full cost of tuition fees. UK students may also be eligible to apply for additional funding to help with living costs.

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