B.Sc. On Campus

Specialist Nursing (with pathways) (Hons)

Ulster University

12 months
14910 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Specialist Nursing (with pathways) (Hons) from Ulster University prepares Nurses for Leadership roles in Specialist Nursing.


At Specialist Nursing (with pathways) (Hons) from Ulster University there are a range of Pathways to suit all Nurses including District Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Learning Disability Nursing, and Community Children’s Nursing. The full range of Adult Nursing Specialisms are offered, including Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care, Stroke Care, Diabetes Care and Emergency Care.


  • Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Emergency Nurse Practitioner
  • District Nurse
  • Learning Disability Nurse Specialist
  • Mental Health Nurse Specialist
  • Stroke Care Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence and Research Underpinning Nursing Practice
  • Specialist Practice Assessment Document
  • Specialist Nursing Leadership
  • Concepts of Holistic Practice in Specialist Mental Health Nursing
  • Current Practice Specialist Nursing (Mental Health)
  • The Managerial Role of the District Nurse
  • Contemporary Issues In Community Children's Nursing
  • Safeguarding Children for Specialist (Community Children's) Nurses

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • English Language Requirements
  • Hold a level 5 Diploma in Nursing (or equivalent);
  • Hold current registration with the NMC and have completed a period of experience as a registered nurse to have consolidated pre-registration outcomes.
  • Have the support of an employer for 75 days Practice Learning and the name of an appropriately qualified Sign-Off Mentor in the Practice Learning setting.
  • Have competency in written and spoken English (International students are required to have IELTS 7.0, see additional information on English Langauge Requirements).
  • Applicants for the District Nursing Pathway (+ all self -funding students) are required to complete Access NI Checks.
  • or, as an alternative to (a), (b) and/or (e):provide evidence of their ability to undertake the programme through the accreditation of prior experiential learning.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14910 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland Fees £4,530.00


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