Children's Nursing at University of Roehampton - UCAS

University of Roehampton

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Nursing and Midwifery Council

Children's Nursing

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Course summary

Why this course?

  • This course focuses on community and primary care nursing, giving you a huge range of career options.
  • Roehampton is ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK for Nursing (Guardian University Guide 2024).
  • Study in our state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Centre at Croydon University Centre. With GP practice rooms, simulated home and community environments and a fully functioning hospital ward.
  • Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.
  • Split your time between learning at university and gaining hands–on experience in placements with our clinical partners. (Our partners include; St George’s University Hospital, Croydon Health Services NHS trust and CSH Surrey).
About the course: Learn to provide outstanding care for children and young people and develop the skills and knowledge for a rewarding career in children’s nursing. Topics include:
  • Developing Professional Relationships in Nursing
  • Applied Human Biology for Nursing
  • Introduction to Public Health and Health Promotion
  • Complex and Critical Care for Children and Young People
  • Pharmacology and Medicines Management
Skills: Are you passionate about providing care for children from birth to adolescence? You’ll develop the expert knowledge and advanced practical skills to provide excellent care for children, young people and their families. These include:
  • The importance of placing equal value on both the physical and mental health of children
  • Understanding the importance of person-centred care,
  • The principles of caring for children and young people,
  • And understanding how to provide complex and critical care for children.
Career opportunities: Children’s Nursing at Roehampton will give you a strong foundation for your future nursing career. You will be able to work in a wide variety of roles in community nursing teams, GP surgeries, hospitals and more. Our aspiration is to educate nurses who will be highly sought after by employers, and for Roehampton nurses to become future leaders of the profession. You’ll also spend a significant amount of time learning in our CSC where you’ll safely practise clinical skills with other students, service users, role players and hi-tech patient simulators under the guidance of experienced clinical and academic staff.


The following modules are all compulsory. Year 1 Developing Professional Relationships in Nursing Applied Human Biology for Nursing Introduction to Public Health and Health Promotion Assessing Needs and Planning Person-centred Care Nursing Practice Part 1 Year 2 Preventing and Managing Deterioration Management of Long-term Conditions Pharmacology and Medicines Management Evidence-based Practice in Nursing Nursing Practice Part 2 Year 3 Development of Self and Others for Nursing Practice Leading and Coordinating Integrated Care Enhancing the Safety and Quality of Care Nursing Practice Part 3

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Health checks

Occupational health clearance is a pre-enrolment condition which may include compulsory vaccinations where necessary.


You will be interviewed by a panel in a values based approach to assess against the qualities outlined in the NMC code.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
TOEFL (iBT)80with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
PTE Academic59with no less than 59 in any band
Cambridge English AdvancedCgrade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band

We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.

English Language requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please note the fee amounts listed are from 2023. In some cases fees will increase for the following year.

Sponsorship information

Nursing students are eligible to apply for a non-repayable amount of up to £11,000 per academic year with the NHS Learning Support Fund. We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including a wide range of scholarships, free buses and on-campus car parking (main campus), hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London.

Children's Nursing at University of Roehampton - UCAS