Nursing (Child Health) at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS

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.


How to apply

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 completed as part of QQI Level 5. Mature students - Adequate and appropriate previous (and recent) study is essential. Please contact [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 a Science subject if studied at Higher level) Selection Day Requirements - Part of the selection process for entry to the programme of your choice will include a computer based Confident Caring Assessment (CCA) where you will be given a short video and related scenario with questions. This is an assessment of the attributes expected of a nurse/ midwife, not your clinical knowledge and skills. It is designed to assess the qualities needed to work as a nurse/ midwife and the proficiencies outlined in the: Nurses Standards of proficiency Standards of proficiency for midwives The Code It presents a series of work-related situations, and you will be questioned about how you would respond. All applicants are required to sit the CCA. If you require adjustment for a learning support need, please get in touch by emailing [email protected] before your selection event. 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).

Student Outcomes

Operated by the Office for Students
95%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

EU - TBC Year 1 International - TBC Year 1
Nursing (Child Health) at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS