Robert Gordon University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Nursing (Children and Young People)

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Course summary

Our course is designed to develop you as a Children and Young People’s (CYP) Nurse providing holistic care in partnership with CYP and their families across a variety of healthcare and social settings. To support this, you will have an overview of health and wellbeing across the lifespan. In years one and two you learn with your peers in the adult and mental health fields to develop core understanding and skills required to support the care of people across the lifespan. In year 3 you will develop your professional knowledge and understanding specific for CYP nursing, consolidating your learning from practice learning experiences. Completing this course will give you an academic and professional qualification with registration as a CYP nurse with the NMC.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English are required to have an Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) minimum score of 7.0 overall to include a score of 7.0 in each element of speaking, listening and reading. Writing must be achieved at a minimum of 6.5. Appropriate equivalents will be considered.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820* Year 1
EU £8900* Year 1
England £8900* Year 1
Northern Ireland £8900* Year 1
Wales £8900* Year 1
Channel Islands £8900* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8900* Year 1
International £15490* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees: The cost of books that you may wish to purchase, costs associated with your placement / study abroad, accommodation and living costs, printing. Additional Cost for International Fee Paying Students. Approximately £65 for uniforms (including polo shirt for clinical skills). Approximately £300 to £500 for occupational health checks Actual cost will depend on the immunisations required.
Nursing (Children and Young People) at Robert Gordon University - UCAS