This three-year full-time degree in Child Nursing leads to a professional nursing qualification and eligibility to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. This is a practical, patient-centred course with equal amounts of theory and clinical practice which enables you to experience different aspects of healthcare. You'll have the opportunity to work within areas such as the new children’s unit and the newly refurbished children’s Accident and Emergency area, as well as community settings in both urban and rural areas. Children have specific health needs in order to minimise the impact of illness, so require care from dedicated knowledgeable learners to ensure their safety and wellbeing. At Bradford you will provide care to children and families from a range of different backgrounds. You will be supported in your learning by experienced children’s nursing practitioners who will help you gain skills in nursing in both hospital and community settings. Professional accreditation This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as the statutory body and regulator of nursing and midwifery healthcare professions. We now accept NVQ Level 3 in a healthcare related discipline - you must be currently working as a healthcare assistant with 2 years’ work experience.
Year 1 Concepts of Health and Wellbeing (C) Foundations of Nursing Practice (C) Practice Placement 1 (C) Practice Placement 2 (C) Practice Placement 3 (C) Principles of Nursing (C) Year 2 Acute Care (C) Improving Public Health (C) Long Term Conditions (C) Practice Placement 4 (C) Practice Placement 5 (C) Practice Placement 6 (C) Year 3 Complex Care (C) Practice Placement 7 (C) Practice Placement 8 (C) Transition to Professional Practice (C)
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
- Nursing, Royal College of
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
As part of the selection process, we interview short-listed candidates prior to making offers. All places are offered subject to satisfactory occupational health screening and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Additional entry requirements: The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. English language requirements: Minimum of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent (no sub-test lower than 7.0).
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.