Nursing (Children's) at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS

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Course summary

Develop knowledge of complex care for children and young people. Look at how medications act on body systems. Examine the factors that affect health and illness. Then dive into a rewarding career making a difference to the lives of children, and their families and carers, every day. Children’s nursing is constantly evolving – and we care about you being at the forefront of healthcare delivery. That’s why we designed our course to ensure that 50% of your time is spent gaining practical experience caring for children and young people. We’re ranked 1st in The Guardian League Table for children’s nursing, and we're consistently achieving great student satisfaction. And you’ll be taught by research-active children’s nursing practitioners, who are passionate about supporting students to become practitioners who provide the best evidence informed nursing care. We prepare you to be a confident, professional practitioner. You’ll be able to care for children from newborn to teenage years, in the ever-changing health and social care environment. And having developed empathy, sensitivity and excellent communication skills you are bound to succeed.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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International applicants

At Oxford Brookes we are delighted to welcome international students from across the world. We have information on how to apply to Oxford Brookes as an international applicant on our website. Please copy and paste this link into your browser

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks



Some healthcare experience (e.g. care home, hospital), and experience of working with children required.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)IELTS 6.5 overall. Reading 6.5. Writing 6.5. Listening 6.0. Speaking 6.0.

Further information on our English language requirements can be found on our website.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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
International £16700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students. Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.

Sponsorship information

All eligible nursing students on courses from September 2020 (new and continuing) will receive a payment of at least £5,000 a year which they will not need to pay back. For more information please visit For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages

Nursing (Children's) at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS