- Make a difference with people and learn how to optimise an individuals health care in a safe, stimulating and person centred environment
- Learn from supportive and accessible lecturers and gain real insights from people who have a learning disability and experienced professionals
- Bring your learning to life through practice placements with partner organisations and people with a learning disability under the supervision of individuals and experienced practitioners
- Develop and enhance excellent compassionate care and communication skills, competent clinical knowledge and courage in leadership skills to prepare you for a commitment to future professional life
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants are required to hold a minimum of 2 x A-level or equivalent qualifications (e.g. 2 x BTEC National Subsidiary Diplomas) and we accept all A-level subjects, including Critical Thinking, General Studies and own-language A-levels. We welcome applicants who have completed the Extended Project (EP/EPQ) and points obtained from this qualification will be included in any offer. In addition, we accept a maximum of 32 points from level 3 qualifications below A2 that are included in the tariff (e.g. AS-levels not studied at A-level, music or dance qualifications). If you are a mature student, your application will be considered on its individual merits and work or other professional experience may be taken into consideration in lieu of other published requirements.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Applicants to this course are expected to obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance prior to beginning the course at the University. Our Admissions Team will be in contact with further information about when and how to obtain this clearance after an offer has been accepted. Please note, the cost of the check is covered by the applicant. If you have already have a DBS check and are signed up to the Update Service we will ask you to provide the original DBS certificate after an offer has been accepted. If you have lived or travelled abroad in the past five years, we will also need you to apply for an Overseas Criminal Records check for each country in which you have spent six months or more.
Applicants to this course will undergo an occupational health assessment to ensure that they are fit to practice. Our Admissions Team will be in contact with further information about when and how to obtain this clearance after an offer has been accepted.
Applicants to this course are expected to attend an interview at the University. Our Admissions Team will be in contact with further information about the format of the interview on receipt of your application.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||An overall score of 7.0, including a minimum of 7.0 in writing, reading, listening and speaking is required.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|