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Nursing Studies (Dual Registration Learning Disability,Child) (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
This Nursing Studies (Dual Registration Learning Disability,Child) (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University offers a unique opportunity for students to study care delivery within two fields of practice, Learning Disability and Child, and is structured to give you a range of theory and practice modules in both fields.
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Nursing care is delivered in a variety of contemporary health care settings. Registered nurses in any field of practice need to be prepared to meet the needs of patients, service users and carers, to a level expected by the public, to be able to respond to challenges and to meet the demand for care delivery in a modern and complex healthcare system.

This broad variety of settings will allow for the widest possible experience, equipping you to provide person and family-centred care underpinned by relevant and contemporary knowledge at this Nursing Studies (Dual Registration Learning Disability,Child) (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Your career

Upon graduation, you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and seek employment in a variety of care settings providing care in both fields of practice.

This can enhance your career choices, opening the door to a wide range of existing and new career options in a wide variety of clinical areas both in the UK and globally.

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 included:
  • Values and Rights based Nursing practice
  • Health Improvement
  • Contemporary Health Care Delivery
  • Introduction to Evidence Based Practice
  • Working in interprofessional teams. 
  • Promoting personal outcomes for people with learning disabilities

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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: BBBB including English and preferably a science and Nat 5 Maths at C
  • A Level: BCC preferably including a science subject, and GCSE English language and Maths at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H2 H2 H3 H3 including English and preferably a science subject, plus Ordinary Level Maths at B1
  • IB Diploma:24 points including a science
  • BTEC Extended Diploma Applied Science, Biological/Biomedical Science or Health Care related at DMM. GCSE Maths and English at C/4 is also required.
  • College: HNC Care and Administrative Practice or a science-based HNC with an A in the graded unit will be considered. Applicants must have numeracy and literacy equivalent to National 5 level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

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.


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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