Nursing (Learning Disability)

University of Hull

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Learn to change the lives of people with learning disabilities, while gaining a range of professional skills and qualifying as a registered nurse. People with learning disabilities live, work and socialise in our communities but they need help to do so. That’s where our graduates come in. Half study, half supported practice, this degree takes you into people’s homes, schools, treatment units and care services.

  • Learn in the superb facilities of our new £28-million Health Campus.
  • 100% of our students are in work or further study six months after graduating (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018).
  • This programme achieved a perfect 100% score for overall student satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS).
  • Our courses are approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the College of Operating Department Practitioners and the Health and Care Professions Council.
  • A 50/50 split between time spent learning through studying and through real-world supported practice.
This three-year programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge to deliver high-quality, evidence-based health care. On graduation, you'll be able to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a qualified nurse. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Core modules Skills for Practice (Practice 1) Essence of Professional Practice Life and Social Sciences Learning Disability Nursing Practice 2 Introduction to Learning Disability Nursing Learning Disability Nursing Practice 3 Year 2 Core modules Individual Approaches to Health and Wellbeing Learning Disability Nursing Practice 4 Long Term Conditions and Learning Disability Learning Disability Nursing Practice 5 Acute Presentations and Learning Disability Learning Disability Nursing Practice 6 Year 3 Core modules Safe and Competent Learning Disability Nursing Managing Complexity in Learning Disability Learning Disability Nursing Practice 7 Learning Disability Nursing Practice 8 Learning Disability Nursing Practice 9 All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeB761
Institution code H72
Campus nameThe University of Hull
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points Points must be obtained from 3 A levels or appropriate Level 3 qualifications
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits In a health related subject
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points

Applicants must also have GCSE Mathematics, English and Science at Grade C/4 Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview

Other

A professional reference is required as well as an academic one


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7This course requires IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 7.0 in each skill. EU nationals are required to achieve 6.0 overall with 6.0 in each skill

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


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
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £17200* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Nursing (Learning Disability) at University of Hull - UCAS