Glasgow Caledonian University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nursing Studies (Child)

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Course summary

Children's Nurses deliver specialist are to children and families from birth to young adulthood. Become a Registered Nurse and practice in settings from intensive care units and family homes, to delivering care in global emergency situations. As a student nurse you will undertake practice placement in a variety of settings including the new Glasgow Children's Hospital, community nursing and school nursing. These experiences will be supported by theoretical nursing knowledge and practical experiences developed in GCU’s state-of-the-art inter-professional clinical simulation centre. A fully equipped simulated home and hospital environment, situated on campus, is used to provide opportunities for the development and practice of clinically focused skills in a safe, supported and highly effective learning environment. You will also have the opportunity to undertake international placements. In recent years our students have embarked on placements in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sweden and Bangladesh. Upon graduation you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Course details

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2020.

If you already have a 2020 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeB730
Institution code G42
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BC plus GCSE English language and Maths at C/4
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
Access to HE Diploma SWAP Access to Nursing applications from our partner colleges only, grades required BBB
Scottish Higher BBC Must include English plus National 5 Maths or Application of Maths at C
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points to include Higher English plus Maths at Standard level
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3 including English plus Ordinary Level Maths at 02
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) O2 in Maths, along with the required ILC Higher grades
GCSE/National 4/National 5 National 5 grade C in Maths or Application of Maths GCSE English and Maths at C/4
Scottish HNC Pass Most HNC's accepted, must also have SG2/National 5 Maths or Application of Maths/SCQF level 5 Numeracy

SWAP West Access to Nursing from our partner colleges. Grades BBB will be required. Applicants are expected to have evidence of assessed study within the last 5 years. A reference which should be relevant within the past 9 months.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Arranged by University

Interview

APPLICANT EVENT DAY ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS - overall 7 with at least 7 in reading, listening and speaking, and 6.5 in writing

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

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Nursing Studies (Child) at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS