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Nursing Studies (Child), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
In this Nursing Studies (Child) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University will encourage your awareness of the roles and responsibilities of the wider multi-disciplinary team and foster team working skills.
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Overview

Working as an integral part of the health care team, Children's Nurses deliver specialist nursing care to children and their families from birth to young adulthood. Children's Nurses practice in a wide range of settings ranging from intensive care units and family homes to delivering care in global emergency situations.

As a student nurse, at this Nursing Studies (Child) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University you will undertake practice placement in a variety of settings including the new Glasgow Children's Hospital, community nursing and school nursing. These experiences will be supported by theoretical nursing knowledge and practical experiences developed in GCU's state-of-the-art inter-professional clinical simulation centre.

Your career

A core feature of Children's Nursing is working in partnership with children and young people and their families with other health and social care professionals in order to deliver holistic, safe and effective family-centred care. On graduation, you will gain entry onto the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register as a Children's Nurse.

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 included: 
  • Values and Rights based Nursing practice
  • Health Improvement
  • Contemporary Health Care Delivery
  • Introduction to Evidence Based Practice
  • Developing professional skills for child nursing practice
  • The context of care for Children
  • Young People and their Families

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Year 1

  • SQA Higher: BBC including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C

  • A level: BC plus GCSE English language and Maths at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H3 H3 H3 including English plus Ordinary Level Maths at 02
  • IB Diploma: 24 points to include Maths and English
  • BTEC: Extended Diploma MMP plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
  • College HNC: Care and Administrative Practice with Essential Skills for Care Practice. Most HNCs considered but must have literacy and numeracy equivalent to SG2/Nat5 C. HNC Applied Science is considered with Stats for Science Unit instead of Nat 5 Maths.
  • SWAP: Access to Nursing. Other Access courses will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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RUK: £9,250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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