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Course summary

Registered Nurses work in partnership with individuals and families to improve autonomy, promote health and support inclusion of people with learning disabilities. You will explore key themes within contemporary learning disability practice including meeting health needs, community engagement, person-centred planning, inclusion and integration, and addressing health inequalities. This programme focuses on meeting the holistic needs of people with learning disabilities. You will undertake a variety of practice learning experiences within a variety of health and social care settings. Upon graduation you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B761
Institution code:
G42
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Applicants are expected to have evidence of assessed study (not work based) within the last 5 years. A reference which should be relevant within the past 9 months. Applicants must be 17 by the January after their Programme starts For year 2 - HNC Care and Administrative Practice with B in the Graded Units, successful completion of 600 clinical hours but advised to achieve as close to 620 clinical hours as possible (in designated clinical area). Candidates need to obtain a minimum of 90% attendance at College and a minimum of 90% attendance at Practice Placement. Applications subject to interview and places and must be supported by the college partner.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants should have recent assessed study (not work based) within the past 5 years, and a reference which should be relevant with the past 9 months Applicants must be 17 by the January after their Programme starts

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Arranged by University

Interview

APPLICANT EVENT DAY ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY

Other

applicants must be 17 by the January after their Programme starts


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS - overall 7 with at least 7 in reading, listening and speaking, and 6.5 in writing

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £15200 Year 1
International £15200 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further information please visit our website www.gcu.ac.uk/study/tuitionfees

Sponsorship information

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Nursing Studies (Learning Disability) at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS