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.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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)
Satisfactory PVG Check required.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||IELTS 7.0 overall with no component below 7.0 (excluding Writing which requires 6.5).|
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|