B.Sc. On Campus

Nursing (Learning Disabilities) (Hons)

36 months
15600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Nottingham Trent University's course gives you a robust knowledge of learning disabilities nursing practice – as well as the wider sector – both in and outside of the classroom. The Nursing (Learning Disabilities) (Hons) course from it’s the perfect combination of theory and practice, allied to great facilities, modules built around the latest research.


Nottingham Trent University's nursing degree isn’t just distinguished by the amount of time you’ll spend on placement – it’s how early those placements opportunities arrive on your course. 

From the outset, we’ll ensure you’re in hands-on, practice-based environments, supporting local healthcare providers and putting your theoretical skills to the test. 

Alongside the “interprofessional” nature of our teaching – which connects you with experts from across the sector, broadening your skills and knowledge – you’ll have the perfect grounding in learning disabilities nursing.

Careers and employability

 As a Nursing (Learning Disabilities) (Hons) graduate, you could pursue a career as a:
  • Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse
  • Community Nurse
  • Team Nurse Manager
  • Matron
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  • Consultant Nurse
  • Lead Nurse
From here, you’ll be able to practice as an learning disabilities – and with the networking opportunities you’ll get on your placements, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to build a professional reputation with healthcare providers across the region.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Nursing Practice
  • Integrative Nursing Practice
  • Foundations Applied Nursing Practice
  • Evidence in Nursing Practice
  • Biopsychosocial Approaches in Nursing Practice
  • Applied Nursing Practice in Complex Care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-levels – BBC; or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or
  • 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and
  • GCSEs – English, Maths and a Health or Science related subject grade C / 4 or Level 2 (or above).
  • We will consider equivalent qualifications and combinations, please see UCAS course search for details.
  • If you are working towards your GCSE English Literature or English Language, Maths and / or Health/Science subject or equivalent qualification, please ensure you mention this on your application form.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15600 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 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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