Nursing (Learning Disabilities) at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

Do you want to help children and adults with learning disabilities live fulfilling lives? Gain eligibility to register as a qualified learning disability nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Be a brilliant advocate. Meet health and social needs. Break down barriers. Learning disability nurses work across the lifespan to help individuals to maintain independent living, achieve optimal physical and mental health, and live a fulfilling life. You could play a significant role on their journey. You’ll deepen your understanding of the needs of those with learning disabilities, as well as your awareness of changes and challenges in the healthcare world. Learn how to conduct physical, psychological, mental, social and emotional need assessments of adults and children with learning disabilities. You’ll get valuable hands-on experience during simulated scenarios and working placements. You’ll graduate as a professional and compassionate learning disability nurse. Completing this course means you’ll be eligible to register as a qualified learning disability nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).


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Assessment method

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.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

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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 applicants

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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 or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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Nursing (Learning Disabilities) at Edge Hill University - UCAS