Nursing (Learning Disability) at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Nursing (Learning Disability) (Taught)

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Course summary

Learning Disability Nurses are central to supporting people with learning disabilities achieve the best outcomes to maintain and improve health and promote wellbeing. This course will enable you to become a confident and competent learning disability nurse. You will gain practical placement experience to equip you with all of the skills required to support individuals with a learning disability to lead a healthy and valued life. Why choose this course?

  • Gain an MSc in an accelerated two year timeframe and become a qualified postgraduate nurse, ready to work in your chosen specialism
  • Experience a stimulating blend of learning activities including practice learning, simulation, problem based learning, tutorials, lectures and clinical workshops
  • Benefit from a wide variety of innovative assessments that will develop and enhance your graduate skill set
If you're a highly motivated graduate with care experience who wishes to become a registered learning disability nurse and gain an MSc in an accelerated two year timeframe, the MSc Nursing graduate entry programme is perfect for you. People with learning disabilities are amongst one of the most socially excluded and vulnerable groups in the UK today. To overcome these barriers and challenges, the Learning Disability (LD) nurse has a vast range of skills to utilise in supporting individuals with learning disabilities to access services for which they are entitled. LD nurses can comprehensively assess health and social care needs; provide interventions to maintain and improve health and promote wellbeing; provide advice, education and support to people and their carers throughout their care journey. They also enable equality of access and outcomes within health and social care services; provide education and support to promote healthy lifestyle and choices; and act to safeguard and protect the rights of people with learning disabilities. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For information regarding modules for this course, please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

Entry requirements

Typical offer: 2:2 degree in any subject

Fees and funding

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Nursing (Learning Disability) at Keele University - UCAS