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Children's Nursing (Distance Learning) BN (Hons)

Bangor University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Nursing (with Honours) - BN (Hons)

  • Location

    Distance Learning (Bangor)

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Children and young people’s (CYP) nurses care for all ages, from new born to adolescent, with a range of physical, emotional and mental health needs. CYP nurses work closely with family members and carers to reduce the impact of being ill or in hospital. This exciting Children's Nursing BN (Distance Learning) programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills to successfully graduate as a registered children’s nurse, and you will undertake practice placements in community and hospital settings with our partner organisations within Wales, with experiences in a range of CYP health care related areas. You will access placements across all the three parts of your course and experience a range of areas across Wales such as hospitals, special care baby units, hospices, mental health services, community children’s nursing teams and specialised paediatric intensive care units.Registered nurses’ learning is supported throughout their careers through, initially preceptorship that offers the structured support needed to successfully transition your knowledge into everyday practice, and through continuous professional development. As a children’s nurse you will care for children across the age spectrum and with a wide variety of needs. You will work in partnership with family members and carers to reduce the impact of being ill or in hospital and providing comfort and reassurances to patients and their parents or careers in difficult or stressful circumstances. The role is highly rewarding and can also be challenging in today’s fast changing health care environment. Working in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, children’s nurses work in a variety of settings that follow a patient’s journey away from home, close to home or in the home giving you real variety in your career.As you progress through your career, there are plenty of options available and you may wish to specialise in an area such as: neonatal intensive care paediatric oncology burns and plastics child protection/safeguarding ambulatory care asthma orthopaedics diabetes continuing care for children with special needs You may choose to work in management, teaching or clinical research. As this pathway is highly competitive, we recommend applications are submitted as soon as possible.Elements of the course can be available through the medium of Welsh and you’ll be supported to access the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol incentives. NHS funding currently available to cover fees and a contribution to living costs. **Distance Learning** This full-time distance learning Nursing degree is a first for Wales, offering a full time distance learning route enabling you to continue to live at home whilst following the nursing degree online. Bangor University’s longstanding excellent track record of delivering nursing degrees ensures that teaching and support is provided by knowledgeable and experienced nursing academic staff. The taught elements of this course will be delivered via our interactive virtual learning environment which will allow you to access lectures, seminars and skills training to help you fit the programme around your learning needs. You will also be able to use the comprehensive range of facilities for all students at our campuses at both Bangor and Wrexham, and regional learning hubs are being established giving you real flexibility in how and where you learn. This distance learning nursing degree incorporates and provides continued personalised support throughout the programme, which we feel is central to our ethos.This full-time degree is available to applicants from across the UK: 50% theory and 50% in practice placements. Placements: organised within Wales, as close to a student’s home address as possible, however travel to placements and hubs may be req

Application deadline

26 January

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University information

Bangor University

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  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 84 2

    17th out of 77 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    139 67%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    133 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%



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