Nursing is one of the most rewarding careers to enter and on qualification registered nurses are employed in a variety of settings. Learning disability nurses work with individuals across health, social care and education to support and manage a range of diverse life experiences, some of which will be the most challenging of life events and transitions. As a learning disability nurse, you will work with individuals across the entire lifespan, offering and advocating for the highest levels of care and support for adults and children with learning disabilities. As part of this you will gain a broad awareness of the needs of this population, seeing and meeting the challenges of a changing healthcare environment. With access to practice learning placements, this degree enables you to register as a qualified learning disability nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), having developed the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to help plan, coordinate and deliver care in a safe, compassionate and effective way.
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In each year, you will be assessed by written coursework, an oral task, a simulated practical exercise and an online time-limited assessment. While on practice placement, you will be supported in the development of the application of knowledge and skills, leading to the assessment of related proficiencies.
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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- Ormskirk (Main Campus)
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international
If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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