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Nursing (Learning Disabilities) BN (Hons)

University of Winchester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

- Make a difference with people and learn how to optimise an individuals health care in a safe, stimulating and person centred environment- Learn from supportive and accessible lecturers and gain real insights from people who have a learning disability and experienced professionals - Bring your learning to life through practice placements with partner organisations and people with a learning disability under the supervision of individuals and experienced practitioners - Develop and enhance excellent compassionate care and communication skills, competent clinical knowledge and courage in leadership skills to prepare you for a commitment to future professional life If you are a caring and compassionate individual our BN (Hons) Nursing (Learning Disabilities) degree will help you become a skilled and highly sought-after graduate nurse, for people of all ages with a Learning Disability. Placing the needs of patients, carers, family’s students and learning disability nursing practice at its centre, this is a dynamic and interactive professional course. We will support you to realise your potential to become a compassionate, competent and autonomous nurse who is able to deliver and lead nursing care for those with a learning disability within an ever-changing health and social care environment.You will split your time equally between learning theory on campus and applying your knowledge during placements, practicing alongside other health professionals. You will study a range of academic core (all fields of nursing) and field specific (learning disability focused) modules based on theory and practice experiences. As you progress through the programme the content will become less generic and more specific to learning disability nursing.In Year 1, you focus on foundations in nursing knowledge and values, research skills, professionalism and accountability, and promoting Health and Wellbeing.In year 2, you look to further develop your knowledge and skills with potential modules around Values and Engagement in Learning Disability Nursing. Interventions and reasonable adjustments in accessible health care for people with a learning disability. Planning and Coordinating individual Nursing Care practice. In your final year you look at preparing for professional practice, leadership and decision making and research to promote quality of care.On successful completion of the programme you will be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, which is the body that monitors and regulates the profession in the UK.As a registered nurse, you will be well prepared to work in a variety of health settings and capable of delivering and evaluating high quality nursing care. You will also be well prepared to interpret and incorporate research into your practice, work across a variety of settings in healthcare and be a future leader in nursing.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,300per year

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UCAS Points : 104 - 120

A GCSE A*- C or 9 - 4 pass in English Language and Mathematics is required. Study in a science or social science graded at a C (A Level) / Merit (BTEC/CTEC/Access) or above is desirable, but not essential.


University information

University of Winchester

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  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 83 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    116 67%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%



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