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Nursing (Children) [Bolton NHS Trust] BSc (Hons)

University of Bolton

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UCAS CODE: B730

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

As a children’s nurse, you can make a huge difference to the health and wellbeing of children and young people. Offered in partnership with the Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, the University of Bolton’s Nursing (Children) degree aims to give you the experience and skills to join this demanding yet rewarding career.The University of Bolton’s Nursing (Children) degree, offered in partnership with Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, is designed to prepare you for a successful career caring for people under 18. Also known as a paediatric nurse, a children’s nurse is a key member of a multidisciplinary team of professional and medical staff that includes doctors, health visitors, healthcare assistants, hospital play staff, social workers and psychologists. There is a shortage of qualified nurses in the UK, so career opportunities are excellent.You’ll spend 50% of your time in practice learning experience at our partner trust and study at the university will complement and enhance your learning in the workplace. We’ll support you as you learn to care for children with acute and long-term illnesses, in hospital and at home, and gain expertise in health promotion and disease prevention.Together with our partner trust, we’ll work to prepare you to become a confident, professional nurse, able to deliver and lead the care of children within the ever-changing health and social care environment. On successful completion of the nursing qualification, you’ll possess the knowledge and skills you need to perform as an independent, highly competent, compassionate nurse who can be trusted to maintain professional standards and assure the protection of the public.If you’re an ambitious nursing associate or assistant practitioner you may be able to join this course at Level 2 (HE5) and top-up your existing foundation degree to achieve the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children) in two years or less. This is a popular route for healthcare practitioners that recognises and values prior learning and experience. The top-up option is a well-recognised pathway to career advancement.

Application deadline

26 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

Your Level 3 subjects must include a health and social care related subject; for instance, A-level Biology or BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. Science, Psychology and other related subjects may be acceptable – please contact us for details. General Studies and Critical Thinking are not acceptable.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    113th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 77 6

    17th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 59%

    48th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    65th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    17th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    101 79%

    18th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.45 89%

    1st

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