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Nursing (Learning Disabilities) (Hons)

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

B.Sc. On Campus
36 months
Duration
13500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Nursing (Learning Disabilities) (Hons) course from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is 50 per cent theory and 50 per cent practice. You will learn and develop your skills, knowledge and understanding both at UWE Bristol and in the workplace, and develop strong therapeutic relationships with service users, families and our established partners. 

Overview

Your practice learning will be complemented by our outstanding facilities, including our Skills Simulation Suite, where you will develop your clinical expertise in a safe, instructive environment.

Based at Glenside Campus, you'll learn alongside students from other health and social care courses, such as occupational therapists, mental health nurses and midwives, and develop strong interpersonal and communication skills.

The Nursing (Learning Disabilities) (Hons) course from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) offers opportunities for diverse placements aboard and throughout the UK, to enrich your experience even further.

Careers / Further study 

Learning Disability nurses are in demand across the UK. All our graduates gain employment and enter careers in a variety of roles for the NHS, private and voluntary sector employers, in community and hospital settings.

Due to the needs of our service users, graduates often branch out into other specialisms, such as acquired brain injury, dementia and mental health care; adult or children's services; and specialist teams. With so many new doors opening, this is an exciting time for the learning disability nurse.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication in a Diverse World
  • Physiology and Pharmacology for Nursing Practice
  • Appreciating Evidence for Practice
  • Building Positive Relationships with, and Services for, People with Learning Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities Nursing Practice 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Tariff points: 120
  • A-level subjects: Grade C or above in a Science or Social Science subject.
  • EDEXCEL (BTEC) Diploma: To include six units in a Science or Social Science subject. Please list the units you are studying in your application. For further advice on acceptable units, please email us.
  • Access: 15 Level 3 credits at Merit in a Science or Social Science subject.
  • Baccalaureate IB: A minimum Grade 5 in a Higher Level Science or Social Science subject. 
  • Irish Highers: h3 in a science or social science subject.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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