Children's Nurses deliver specialist are to children and families from birth to young adulthood. Become a Registered Nurse and practice in settings from intensive care units and family homes, to delivering care in global emergency situations.
As a student nurse you will undertake practice placement in a variety of settings including the new Glasgow Children's Hospital, community nursing and school nursing.
These experiences will be supported by theoretical nursing knowledge and practical experiences developed in GCU’s state-of-the-art inter-professional clinical simulation centre. A fully equipped simulated home and hospital environment, situated on campus, is used to provide opportunities for the development and practice of clinically focused skills in a safe, supported and highly effective learning environment.
You will also have the opportunity to undertake international placements. In recent years our students have embarked on placements in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sweden and Bangladesh.
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
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BC||plus GCSE English language and Maths at C/4|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP||plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4|
|Access to HE Diploma||SWAP Access to Nursing applications from our partner colleges only, grades required BBB|
|Scottish Higher||BBC||Must include English plus National 5 Maths or Application of Maths at C|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||
National 5 grade C in Maths or Application of Maths
GCSE English and Maths at C/4
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points||to include Higher English plus Maths at Standard level|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3||including English plus Ordinary Level Maths at 02|
|Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||O2||in Maths, along with the required ILC Higher grades|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||Most HNC's accepted, must also have SG2/National 5 Maths or Application of Maths/SCQF level 5 Numeracy|
SWAP West Access to Nursing from our partner colleges. Grades BBB will be required.
Applicants are expected to have evidence of assessed study within the last 5 years.
A reference which should be relevant within the past 9 months.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Arranged by University
APPLICANT EVENT DAY ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7.0||IELTS - overall 7 with at least 7 in reading, listening and speaking, and 6.5 in writing|
Fees and funding
Tuition feesNo fee information has been provided for this course
Additional fee information
The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university.
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
0141 331 8630
0141 331 8630
Fax: 0141 331 8676