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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).

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application codes

Course code:
B730
Institution code:
G42
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

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. Applicants must be 17 by the January after their Programme starts

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants are expected to have evidence of assessed study (not work based) within the last 5 years. A reference which should be relevant within the past 9 months. Applicants must be 17 by the January after their Programme starts

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Arranged by University

Interview

APPLICANT EVENT DAY OR ONLINE EVENT ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY

Other

applicants must be 17 by the January after their Programme starts


English language requirements

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

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £15200 Year 1
International £15200 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further information please visit our website www.gcu.ac.uk/study/tuitionfees

Sponsorship information

The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university.

Nursing Studies (Child) at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS