London South Bank University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The course focuses on theories of learning disability nursing and practice, healthcare planning and assessment, and enabling practitioners to be able to support people with learning disabilities across the lifespan. The course has a holistic focus, taking into account physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and cultural well-being.
Year 1: Introduction to life sciences; Practice skills for nursing; Professional values, ethics and law; Social sciences and nursing; Concepts and theories of learning disability nursing; Personal effectiveness and communication. Year 2: Mental wellbeing and physical health; Public health and health policy; Research methods and use of evidence; Health and wellbeing; Assessment, planning and managing care; Supporting people in mainstream services. Year 3: Politics of health; Leadership, management and supervision; Interventions for people with learning disabilities; Providing support across the lifespan; Practice development in learning disability nursing; Complex needs and dual diagnoses.
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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.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 7.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 7.0)
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits M: 30 credits P: 0 credits|
Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.