Nursing Studies Hons (Learning Disability) at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS

Nursing Studies Hons (Learning Disability)

Glasgow Caledonian University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Course summary

Registered Nurses work in partnership with individuals and families to improve autonomy, promote health and support inclusion of people with learning disabilities. You will explore key themes within contemporary learning disability practice including meeting health needs, community engagement, person-centred planning, inclusion and integration, and addressing health inequalities. This programme focuses on meeting the holistic needs of people with learning disabilities. You will undertake a variety of practice learning experiences within a variety of health and social care settings. Upon graduation you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Course details

Professional bodies

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  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

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How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 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 codeB763
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 BCC preferably including a science subject, and GCSE English language, a science and Maths at C/4
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Applied Science, Biological/Biomedical Science or Health Care related at DMM. GCSE Maths and English at C/4 is also required.
Scottish Higher BBBB Must include Higher English and Nat 5 Maths and a science at C
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points English at Higher level 4 and Maths at Standard 4
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H2, H3, H3 including English and preferably a science subject, 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 and a science GCSE English, science and Maths at C/4
Scottish HNC Any Science or Health related HNC with graded unit A, must also have SG 2/National 5 C Maths

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.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Arranged by GCU in Summer 2019


APPLICANT EVENT DAY ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY An Applicant Event Day which includes a Values Based Discussion group LD events will be held on 26 January 2019, 9 March 2019, 16 March 2019

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS at a minimum of 7.0 in each element.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

2019 tuition fees are to be confirmed
Nursing Studies Hons (Learning Disability) at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS