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MSc Nursing (Learning Disabilities)

University of Hertfordshire

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Hertfordshire

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

About the course

The pre-registration Learning Disability Nursing course provides a carefully integrated balance of theory and practice that will enable students to confidently take on the role of a registered nurse for people with a learning disability within a changing health and social care arena. The programme will benefit those who have an interest or experience in supporting people with a learning disability. During the programme you will: Acquire and become equipped with the current knowledge and skills required for this challenging and yet highly rewarding nursing role Be part of a friendly, dedicated and highly experienced team of lecturers and practitioners within the School of Health and Social Work Be taught in small class sizes during the field programme Be provided with a range of practice placement opportunities within health, social and independent sectors, these may include working directly with children and young people, adults and older people. Be provided with excellent pastoral and academic support during the course of your studies Be provided with excellent teaching and learning opportunities Be provided with the best possible opportunities to develop the academic, personal, professional and clinical skills required to be a confident, competent and professional practitioner

Why choose this course?

The Learning Disability Nursing degree pathway offers students the opportunity to take up the challenge of ensuring that the health care needs of people with learning disabilities are addressed using using a holistic approach, both within mainstream and specialist services. Enhance the person's health and well-being. Improve or maintain a range of complex developmental, physical, psychological and mental health needs. Work in partnership with people with a learning disability, their families / carers and other health and social care professionals. Reduce barriers to disability and promote social inclusion. Support people with a learning disability to achieve a life which is as fulfilling as possible by maintaining their rights, choice and independence.

What will I study?

The Learning Disability field programme comprises both of theory and practice in a range of service-user contact experiences in a diversity of settings. The aim is to enable you to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the total nursing care of service-users who have learning disabilities in partnership with their families / carers and other professionals. A range of teaching and learning approaches will be used. Teaching approaches will include; lectures, seminars, group work/projects, role play, tutorials, practice experience / fieldwork, course work, problem based learning, internet technologies and reflection as an integrating technique between theory and practice. Successful completion of the programme will lead to entitlement to apply to enter the professional register of the Nursing and Midwifery Council UK for Learning Disabilities Nursing.

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University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    80th

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 77 2

    13th out of 79 23

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    113 54%

    64th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97.0 97%

    38th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    20th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    140 81%

    10th

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    9th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    62nd

    20

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