The BSc (Hons) Children's Nursing prepares students for a fulfilling and rewarding career caring for children and young people and their families. It leads to eligibility to apply for professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Students develop skills and interests in both general medicine and specialist areas to be a confident and compassionate child nurse. City students benefit from clinical placements at London’s leading hospitals and trusts, with placements in a range of settings allowing students to experience the many different environments and specialisms’ children’s nurses’ work in. This course is taught through a combination of classroom theory, simulated practice and practice placements. City is home to state of the art clinical facilities including our specialist Clinical Skills Centre, a facility designed especially for students to clinical practice skills in a safe environment, before commencing placements. Career prospects are excellent for our Children's Nursing graduates - many secure employment within local London trusts and throughout the rest of the UK.
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Students are assessed using a variety of methods, depending on module choices:
- Practice Assessment Document (PAD): used to demonstrate achievement of practice competencies and also to record the number of hours of practice experience
- Written assignments, including essays: these may take the form of care studies or support another assessment such as a poster presentation
- Written examinations
- Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCEs): practical skills assessments
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.
If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
If your first language is not English, we will require evidence of English language proficiency.
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