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Course summary

Children's Nursing is a highly skilled, knowledgeable and caring profession requiring nurses to provide high quality care to children, young people and their families. Children's Nursing activities encompass promoting health, providing evidence based holistic care whilst supporting and educating families to care for their children in hospital and at home. This programme confers a BSc Honours Degree in Nursing (Child) and eligibility to apply to register as a Children's Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). The programme runs over three extended academic years, incorporating core and inter-professional modules and child field-specific modules Throughout the programme you will develop critical, analytical and reflective skills that will enable you to make sound judgements and provide good evidence-based care. Your theoretical studies are interspersed with practical experience, enabling you to integrate your theoretical knowledge with practice and to develop the complex range of skills to become a skilled and competent Children's Nurse.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Own test.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5IELTS of 6.5 with no less than 6.5 in each band or equivalent

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Nursing (Child) at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS