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Children's Nursing BSc (Hons)

University of Suffolk

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UCAS CODE: B730

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    University of Suffolk

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

100% satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2019. Accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and underpinned by the NMC 2010 Standards for Pre-Registration Nursing Education, the degree has been designed by the programme team with practice and service users partners.During your studies, you learn how to respond to the holistic health care needs of children, young people and their family and / or carers. We also encourage collaboration with other professionals from health, social care and education to deliver an excellent standard of care. From the beginning, we prioritise your employability alongside your education. To make you a ‘career-ready’ graduate, you receive guidance throughout your studies from our teaching staff and clinical practice placements.Tutors come to the course with substantial professional experience and personal tutors are registered with the NMC as Children Nurses and Adult Nurses. The whole team possess recorded teacher qualifications.Your clinical placement makes up half of your degree, or 10 weeks’ practice over three years.To help you prepare for clinical placements, we use a variety of learning and teaching methods and technology. With support from a mentor and in some cases a clinical practice facilitator, your placement could include:•Children’s Ward•Day Surgery Ward•Outpatients•Neonatal Unit•Emergency Department•Children’s Hospice•Children’s Community Nursing Team•School Nurse•Health Visitor•Special Educational Schools•Nursery•Children’s Mental Health CommunityExpect to work 37½ hours a week, working on long days including early, late and night shifts, and on weekends, depending on your role. Although demanding, it is indispensable experience. As an elective, you could also get experience elsewhere in the UK and possibly overseas. Upon successful completion of the course students will have the opportunity to apply to work locally, regionally or nationally in a variety of settings including Acute Hospital Trusts, Community Trusts, Nurse Education and research.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 16,405per year

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A level : BBC

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University information

University of Suffolk

  • University League Table

    129th

  • Campus address

    University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    68th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    104 52%

    69th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    61st

    9

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