University of Derby has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
If you're passionate about helping others, this degree will help you start a rewarding career. The course is underpinned by the desire to deliver kind, compassionate nursing care. By studying BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children’s) with NMC registration, you can be confident that you’ll meet the standards and competencies contained within the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
The course will equip you with vital nursing skills and our use of clinical supervision throughout the course will enable you to develop resilience and reflective practice. The course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council meaning you’ll be eligible to register and practise as a Children’s nurse when you graduate.
You will gain essential practical experience on a range of clinical placements in a range of Children’s settings including, acute inpatient, community, private and voluntary sector, and schools as well as learn from a highly experienced and enthusiastic teaching team who provide full support to help you achieve your ambitions.
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.
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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||120 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|