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MSc Nursing (Children's Nursing) MSc

University of Greenwich

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  • Qualification

    MSc

  • Location

    University of Greenwich (Avery Hill Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

If you're a graduate looking for a rewarding career as a registered children’s nurse, our innovative Master's in Nursing will help you achieve your goals.Becoming a children's nurse requires a unique blend of sensitivity and skill. This MSc course offers clinical placements and a varied and engaging glimpse into the many possibilities for future careers.Lessons on-campus take place in simulated wards in addition to lecture theatres and are taught by a first-class team of highly skilled, expert lecturers. Your clinical placements provide an opportunity to put your theoretical learning into practice, working alongside highly skilled and experienced children's nurses at the cutting edge of patient care.You will experience the work of specialist services - from community nursing teams and children's emergency departments to on-going care services for children with long term and complex needs, including end-of-life care.Placements:Our nursing and midwifery courses are run in partnership with several NHS Trusts, who work with us because of our reputation for teaching excellence. You will also be assigned a practice assessor who will complete the formal assessment of your practice learning. You will spend 50% of your time each year in these valuable work placements. Here you will learn the vital importance of communication and team work with other staff members.We work in partnership with the following NHS Trusts:London Boroughs1. Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Hospital Trust With integrated community care services for Adults, Children and Women.Students may be placed in Greenwich, Woolwich, Lewisham, Catford, Lee, Lambeth, Southwark, Bromley and Bexley.2. Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation TrustStudents may be placed in Camberwell, Denmark Hill and Bromley.3. Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust Incorporating the Evelina Children's Hospital and integrated community services for Adults and ChildrenStudents may be placed in Central London (Westminster, London Bridge, Lambeth and Southwark).4. Barts Health NHS TrustThe site is predominately Newham University Hospital site and the Newham area with a small number of placements in Whitechapel, the City of London and Waltham Forest.Kent1. Dartford & Gravesham NHS TrustStudents are placed in North and West Kent, including Dartford.If you choose to study a Nursing or Midwifery programme, at your interview you will be asked to nominate the NHS trust you would like to be based in. Wherever possible, we try to meet your wishes. You will undertake most of your placement in this trust, but you may work in others if a placement is not available in your selected trust.It is important when choosing your trust to remember that you may be required to work shifts that include hours outside the normal working day. You will need to consider your transport options and ensure that your placement is within travelling distance.You may be able to claim reimbursement of travel costs incurred whilst attending your placement.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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English Language and Mathematics at:Grade CorGrade 4 We will consider level 2 equivalents

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University information

University of Greenwich

  • University League Table

    90th

  • Campus address

    University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, SE10 9LS, England

The university has 2,523 International students from 168 countries studying in the UK.
The university works with 47 overseas partner organisations.
The university employs 145 international members of staff, equating to 8% of all staff.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 72 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    127 64%

    38th

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    30th

    20

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