Reasons to choose Kingston
- We are #1 in England for General Nursing (Guardian University Guide 2024).
- We won two awards at the 2023 Student Nursing Times Awards, including Teaching Innovation of the Year for our simulated public health elective. This was part of our annual student nursing electives programme, which was also nominated for the Best Student Experience award, where students are supported to organise their own national or international placement of their choosing.
- Our expert academics are involved in research and shaping the future of learning disabilities nursing nationally.
- Our students have been finalists in the Student Nursing Times Awards from 2012 to 2021, with Jessica Ball winning ‘Learning Disabilities Nurse of the Year’ in 2022.
- Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.
Example modules. -Collaborative working for Health and Wellbeing in Learning Disability Nursing -Coordinating the Care of People with Learning Disabilities with Complex Health Care Needs -Leadership in Learning Disability Nursing. For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston university course webpage.
Assessment methods include; essays, exams, presentations and reports and clinical skills assessed in our simulation suites and by mentors in practice placements. All our students have their own identified personal tutor who provides personal, professional and academic support.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
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
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
Non-native speakers who do not have the equivalent of GCSE English at grade 4 (formerly grade C) (eg. Functional Skills Level 2 Literacy) require an IELTS score of 7.0 overall with 6.5 in writing and 7.0 in all other elements
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
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