Children and Young People's Nursing at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS

Course summary

Overview Learn to excel in an important and highly valued area of nursing. As a Children and Young People’s Nurse, you can have an incredibly positive impact on the lives, health and wellbeing of young people, from newborn infants through to young adults. Our unique programme includes working in tandem with other healthcare professional students, allowing you to gain a unique insight into a range of perspectives and approaches. This will help you develop the collaborative and adaptable approach that is essential to a successful nursing career. On this children and young people’s nursing course, you’ll discover the many dimensions of the health and wellbeing needs of children and young people. You’ll learn how to enable their physical, social and psychological growth and development through supporting and caring for them and their families. You’ll be taught how to care for children and young people who are acutely unwell, either mentally or physically, as well as how to promote healthy lives and prevent physical and mental ill health. You’ll also learn how to help them and their parents, guardians or carers to foster healthy behaviours contributing to positive health and well-being into young adulthood. At UEA, you’ll benefit from our innovative approach to teaching nursing, as well as from our many facilities, connections, and opportunities. You’ll be able to take advantage of a wide range of placements including hospitals, community, public health, specialist care unit settings, hospices and complex needs schools. In addition, our anatomy suite, up to date simulation skills rooms, and equipment will provide you with the practical skills necessary for a smooth transition into the workforce. As a graduate of our Children and Young People’s Nursing course, you’ll be able to meet the physical, cognitive, emotional and social developmental needs of children and young people with a variety of clinical conditions and complex health challenges, in a wide range of healthcare settings. With the NHS Constitution at its core, the Children and Young People’s Nursing degree provides rigorous education, varied placement opportunities and is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider’s website:

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C. UEA are committed to ensuring that Higher Education is accessible to all, regardless of their background or experiences. One of the ways we do this is through our contextual admissions schemes – please see our website for further information. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Offers will be made to applicants after completion of successful interviews, and will be subject to a satisfactory occupational health check (including evidence of appropriate immunisations), an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and two satisfactory references. We will let you know what you need to do (and when) to meet these conditions if you are successful in gaining an offer. As this course includes patient facing placements in health or social care settings, and these are a mandatory component of the course, you will need to comply with the placement vaccination policy. Failure to meet the placement vaccination policy may prevent you from joining the course or may lead to your withdrawal from the course in the future. Future employment may also be subject to this condition.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)7We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing): • IELTS: 7.0 overall (minimum of 7.0 in reading, speaking and listening and 6.5 in writing)

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing). We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details:

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £20600* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee, whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
Children and Young People's Nursing at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS