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 course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible 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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|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 West Access to Nursing from our partner colleges. Grades BBB will be required.|
|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 and Maths at Standard level|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3||including English plus Ordinary Level Maths at O2|
|Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||O2||in Maths, along with the required ILC Higher grades|
Most HNC courses accepted, must also have SG 2/National 5 C in Maths or Application of Maths or SCQF level 5 Numeracy
See further information for details of year 2 entry with HNC Care and Administrative Practice
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.
SWAP West Access to Nursing from our partner colleges. Grades BBB will be required.
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.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Arranged by GCU in Summer 2019
APPLICANT EVENT DAY ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY
An Applicant Event Day which includes a Values Based Discussion group
LD events will be held on 26 January 2019, 9 March 2019, 16 March 2019
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7.0||IELTS at a minimum of 7.0 in each element.|
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.
Clearing contact details
Vacancies Number, Suitable for Clearing
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
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