Edinburgh Napier University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nursing (Child Health)

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Course summary

Learn to be confident and competent in the care of children and young people requiring healthcare interventions. Edinburgh Napier is the largest provider of child health nurses in Scotland and is the ideal starting point for anyone wishing to progress in a career in child health nursing. The Child Nursing degree at Edinburgh Napier has been developed to give you an academic qualification and the vocational training to become a registered nurse. You'll understand the theoretical aspects that are integral to this career in nursing and also develop the personal skills to communicate with children and their families. Please visit our website for full course and module details.

Course details


How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

Please note that international students are unable to enrol onto this programme.

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
B731
Institution code:
E59
Campus name:
Sighthill
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Standard Year 1 Entry Requirements QQI Level 5 Pre-Nursing Studies - Minimum of 6 Distinctions must be achieved overall. Distinctions must also be achieved in the Communication Unit and the Anatomy and Physiology Unit. B2/O3 in Ordinary Level Maths in Irish Leaving Certificate or Maths completes as part of QQI Level 5. Mature students - Adequate and appropriate previous (and recent) study is essential. Please contact us at [email protected] if you are unsure whether or not you would be eligible to apply. Relevant work experience will be considered alongside recent study. It may necessary for those with limited qualifications to undertake an Access course or other appropriate courses/studies in a Further Education setting. *Literary Subjects include: English/English Literature; History; Modern Studies; Religious, Moral & Philosophical Studies/Christian Theology; Psychology; Geography; Sociology; Health and Social Care; Law. **Science Subjects include: Biology/Human Biology; Chemistry; Physics; PE (only accepted as Higher) Interview Requirements - There will be a selection interview and all candidates must meet NMC requirements of good health and good character. Competition for places varies from year-to-year and achievement of the typical minimum entry requirements does not always guarantee shortlisting for interview or a place on the course. Deferred Applications - Please note that we cannot accept applications for deferred entry for this course.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview

Other

Satisfactory PVG Check required.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS 7.0 overall with no component below 7.0 (excluding Writing which requires 6.5).

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
95%
Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website - https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate
Nursing (Child Health) at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS