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Course summary

With essential training and decision-making skills, you will be ready for an exciting career in nursing with this Master’s degree in Adult Nursing. Gain the skills that employers need with our Master's in Learning Disabilities Nursing. We provide quality training alongside strong tutor support and a vibrant student experience. You will become a caring and compassionate nurse with the critical thinking, decision-making and leadership skills to make a difference. Our first-class team of skilled, expert and research-active nursing lecturers will help you achieve your full potential, with a view to your registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Learning Disabilities Nurse. Learning disabilities nurses play an important role in the health and well-being of people with learning disabilities, as well as their families and carers. As part of the programme, your clinical placements will span a variety of specialist and generic services in London and Kent, including NHS and charity providers. All nursing students on courses from September 2020 will benefit from guaranteed, additional support of at least £5,000 a year, which they will not need to pay back. What you should know about this course:

  • Nursing and Midwifery at Greenwich is number one in London for satisfaction with teaching (Guardian League Tables 2021).
  • You will gain hands-on experience and the opportunity to put your learning into practice.
  • You will work alongside highly skilled Nurses in a variety of setting, specialising in the care of people with learning disabilities.
  • We arrange clinical placements with local NHS Trusts allowing you to learn alongside experienced professionals and satisfy the requirements of EU Directives.
  • The course will have joint approval for the University of Greenwich and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B770
Institution code:
G70
Campus name:
University of Greenwich (Avery Hill Campus)
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

An undergraduate (honours) degree at 2:1 or above.

Additional entry requirements

Health checks

Applicants will be required to Complete a Suitability Declaration and pass an Occupational Health check.

Interview

Suitable applicants will be required to attend an interview. Find out more about this requirement on our selection day page https://www.gre.ac.uk/study/after-you-apply/interview

Other

Applicants will also be required to: •Provide an academic or professional reference. •Demonstrate an interest in, and understanding of, the programme they are applying to within the personal statement. •Provide a portfolio of evidence of working/volunteering in a health/social care setting for at least 700 hours within the past five years.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link:

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £16150 Year 1
International £16150 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2023/24 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2024/25 academic year. Please follow this link for more information: https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/fees

Sponsorship information

We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies

MSc Nursing (Learning Disabilities) at University of Greenwich - UCAS