University of Salford

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nursing - Registered Nurse (Children & Young People)

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Course summary

Children and young people’s nurses work in a variety of clinical settings and provide care, support, advice and education to 0-18 year old children, young people and their parents/ carers. You will learn how to manage and maximise the health of children and young people in a hospital or in the community. When attending the University you will be welcomed into a relaxed and friendly environment in which to learn. A wealth of facilities are available to you including formal teaching, group and one-to-one sessions, a comfortable and enriching learning space, and state-of-the-art clinical set ups with child, infant and adult simulators. 50% of your studies will be spent in hospital and community settings, within the NHS and independent sector, where you will spend time in a well-supported environment, working alongside qualified practice assessors and supervisors. On successful completion of this course you will have a recognised degree qualification that leads to registration as a qualified nurse, with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Modules

A blended learning approach will provide the foundation to the teaching and learning strategy by way of seminars, masterclasses, action learning, guided independent study, simulation and workshops. Theoretical learning will be complemented by field of practice and level specific seminar group facilitation, discussion, dissemination and formative feedback. The course has an equal split between time spent in theory and time spent in practice. Year 1: Transdisciplinary Science, Voices and Choices, Foundations of Integrated Nursing Practice Year 2: Children and Young People Field Specific Care Needs, Evidence-based Interventional Nursing, Fundamentals of Integrated Nursing Practice Year 3: Being an Autonomous Children and Young People's Practitioner Being an Inspiring Children and Young People's Practitioner Leading and Empowering in Integrated Nursing Practice


How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

It is preferred that applicants already hold grade 4 or grade C or above in English Language/Literature and Mathematics GCSE or an approved alternative qualification, prior to making their application. Applicants who are in the process of completing their GCSE English Language and Mathematics or level 2 equivalents may also be considered. For entry in the 2024 cohort onwards, applicants will be required to have level 2 qualifications in place at the time of application.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

IELTS: Overall score of 7 with a minimum of 7.0 in reading, listening and speaking and a minimum of 6.5 in writing.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

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Nursing - Registered Nurse (Children & Young People) at University of Salford - UCAS