University of Derby

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Nursing and Midwifery Council

Nursing (Children's)

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Course summary

If you're passionate about helping others, this degree will help you start a rewarding career. The course is underpinned by the desire to deliver kind, compassionate nursing care. By studying BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children’s) with NMC registration, you can be confident that you’ll meet the standards and competencies contained within the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Why choose this course The course will equip you with vital nursing skills and our use of clinical supervision throughout the course will enable you to develop resilience and reflective practice. How you will learn So that you are fully prepared for your career in nursing, we ensure that your skills and knowledge match current working practices in health and social care. The practical abilities you develop on placement will be underpinned and extended by the knowledge you gain through lectures, tutorials, workshops and activities in the University’s own high-quality training facilities, including a mock NHS ward and our immersive suite, which offers a simulated environment to practise your skills in a realistic setting. Opportunities and experiences You will gain essential practical experience on a range of clinical placements in a range of Children’s settings including, acute inpatient, community, private and voluntary sector, and schools as well as learn from a highly experienced and enthusiastic teaching team who provide full support to help you achieve your ambitions. Professionally accredited The course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council meaning you’ll be eligible to register and practise as a Children’s nurse when you graduate. Careers and employability On successful completion of this degree, you’ll be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and go into practice as a nurse. Our nursing students have an outstanding employability track record locally, nationally and internationally.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Health checks

An Occupational Health Assessment and Clearance by the University is required for this course. We will contact you with information on how to complete this when required.

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview


English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.5; with at least IELTS 6.0 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above


Unistats information

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71%
Student satisfaction
91%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
97%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Nursing (Children's) at University of Derby - UCAS