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Learning Disabilities Nursing with Foundation Year BNurs (Hons)

University of Wolverhampton

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Nursing (with Honours) - BNurs (H)

  • Location

    Sister Dora Building, Walsall

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Why choose this course?

Working as a qualified Learning Disability Nurse is a rewarding and fulfilling career option. If your aim is to work with people who require various levels of empowerment and support then our course will provide you with a good mixture of practice centred opportunities to achieve your goal.

Employment opportunities after you complete your course are excellent with a wide variety of job prospects available to you. Our graduates have recently secured employment as community nurses, working in forensic settings and within nursing homes to name a few. Services for people who have a learning disability are changing and its exciting to be part of this change.

It is our aim to provide you with the opportunities to enable you to build your own career pathway as a Learning Disability Nurse.

f life and life chances, and to enable the person with a learning disability to achieve their aspirations to engage in citizenship in their local communities.

Potential Career Paths

Successful completion of the BNurs (Hons) Learning Disability Nursing will lead to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

This course will build and develop upon your knowledge and skills as a practitioner working with people with learning disabilities in a variety of settings. The management and organisation of service provision is constantly changing and developing in line with health and social care policy and you are working with and being involved with such changes. Hence you need to develop the knowledge and skills to enhance your employability and to accept the greater responsibilities that these changes will bring and to be prepared for such changes.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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GCSE Mathematics and English at Grade C/4 + or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications include Key Skills Level 2; Learn Direct Level 2; and Functional Skills Level 2. Please note we do not accept GCSE Short Courses.

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University information

University of Wolverhampton

  • University League Table

    121st

  • Campus address

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, England

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has a 45-year track record of working in almost 140 countries.
Each year the university welcomes students from over 130 nations, studying at one of its UK campuses or partner institutions overseas.
The university offers degrees in: China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Oman, Greece, Singapore, UAE, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, France.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 72

    74th out of 83 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    126 63%

    42nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    68th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    34th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    108 62%

    69th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    63rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    58th

    7

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