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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

About this course

This BSc Child Nursing degree will give you the wide-ranging skills needed to provide evidence-based and compassionate nursing care to children. You'll learn how children's health needs can be very different to those of adults. You'll also develop advanced communication skills, focused on paediatric nursing.

While at Southampton, a world-leader for nursing, you'll study:

  • the science that underpins nursing

  • the evidence base behind the nurse's role

  • how nurses promote health and help people maintain health and well-being

You'll develop practice skills through a range of nursing placements, and your learning will be further supported through simulated practice and clinical skills teaching.

Learning and assessment

COVID-19: we've made some changes to our learning and assessment methods for this academic year. Download the programme specification addendum in 'About this course' to learn more.

The learning activities for this course include the following:

  • lectures
  • classes and tutorials
  • coursework
  • individual and group projects
  • independent learning (studying on your own)

Careers

Nurses from Southampton are in high demand – 100% of our graduates are in professional nursing roles 6 months after graduation (DLHE Survey 2015/16). You will leave us career-ready to rise to the top of your profession.

You can be employed in a range of organisations, both in the UK and internationally. These include:

  • NHS hospitals

  • community settings

  • the armed forces

  • nursing homes

  • independent healthcare providers

  • charities and relief organisations

There is also the potential of career progression to a specialist nurse, advanced nurse practitioner or a clinical academic career.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 77 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    145 70%

    9th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97.0 97%

    38th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.55 71%

    75th

    4

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