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).
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
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
- Year 2
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)
Arranged by University
APPLICANT EVENT DAY ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY
applicants must be 17 by the January after their Programme starts
English language requirements
|IELTS - overall 7 with at least 7 in reading, listening and speaking, and 6.5 in writing
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland
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