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Course summary

99% of our learners are in employment 6 months after graduating, and we have an excellent reputation in nursing education for good reason. Our children’s nursing course allows you to develop the specialist skills needed to become a professional practitioner, confident in their abilities to help young people enter adulthood in the best health. Gain experience and expertise from our hybrid learning approach which prepares you to care for children within an ever-changing health and social care landscape. Learn in our state of the art laboratories, set up to simulate hospital ward and critical care environments, as well as on placement within our NHS Trust partners. Plus, our courses encapsulate the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s ‘Future Nurse’ standards, ensuring you’re equipped to be a leader in your industry.


Year 1 • Assessing needs and planning care in Children's Nursing • Biosciences for nursing • Introducing evidence-based practice for nursing • Communication for nursing Year 2 • Providing care in Children's Nursing • Applied physiology for Children's Nursing • Appraising evidence for practice • Promoting health and preventing ill health • Safe and effective practice • Mother and new-born Year 3 • Enhancing and evaluating care in Children's Nursing • Pharmacology and prescribing ready for Children's Nursing • Implementing best practice • Complex and critical care of children and young people • Transitioning to leadership

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 7.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 7.0)

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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)

Health checks


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Children's Nursing at London South Bank University - UCAS