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Course summary

This programme leads to a second registration in children’s nursing. If you are registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as either an Adult, Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse and have an honours degree 2:2 or above, you can gain a second registration as a Children's Nurse by completing the Postgraduate Diploma Programme. This innovative and intensive one-year course aimed at Registered Nurses with an existing Nursing degree (2:2 or above). It will equip you with the knowledge and skills to assess and manage the nursing care needs of children and families, including those with acute and long-term conditions. The course will also develop your abilities to consider the wider aspects influencing children's health needs, preparing you for future leadership in a changing and challenging health care system. The course prepares you for a career in a range of rewarding children's nursing opportunities across primary, secondary and tertiary health care, specialist and intensive care children's units. Practice experience is gained in either one of several world-renowned central and outer London hospitals or if you have been seconded within your current Trust or Hospital.

Modules

Year 1: Improving quality, change management and leadership - Applied anatomy and physiology for children and young people - Fundamental concepts of caring for children, young people and families - Building practice skills for children’s nursing. Year 2: Care of the critically ill child and young person - Applied pharmacology and medicine optimisation in children’s nursing - Enhancing practice skills for children’s nursing - Research in health and social care


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.

Application codes

Course code:
4Q23
Institution code:
L75
Campus name:
LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus
Campus code:
-

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

Acceptable qualification requirements: Must be a registered nurse with the NMC A bachelor degree with a minimum 2:2 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

Interview


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

Read fees and funding information at https://www.lsbu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/fees-and-funding
Children's Nursing - Second Registration Children's Nursing Programme at London South Bank University - UCAS