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Nursing (Children's) BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chesterfield - St Helena

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAR

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you're passionate about helping others, this degree will help you start a rewarding career. The course is underpinned by the desire to deliver kind, compassionate nursing care. By studying BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children’s) with NMC registration, you can be confident that you’ll meet the standards and competencies contained within the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Why choose this course

The course will equip you with vital nursing skills and our use of clinical supervision throughout the course will enable you to develop resilience and reflective practice.

How you will learn

So that you are fully prepared for your career in nursing, we ensure that your skills and knowledge match current working practices in health and social care. The practical abilities you develop on placement will be underpinned and extended by the knowledge you gain through lectures, tutorials, workshops and activities in the University’s own high-quality training facilities, including a mock NHS ward and our immersive suite, which offers a simulated environment to practise your skills in a realistic setting.

Opportunities and experiences

You will gain essential practical experience on a range of clinical placements in a range of Children’s settings including, acute inpatient, community, private and voluntary sector, and schools as well as learn from a highly experienced and enthusiastic teaching team who provide full support to help you achieve your ambitions.

Professionally accredited

The course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council meaning you’ll be eligible to register and practise as a Children’s nurse when you graduate.

Careers and employability

On successful completion of this degree, you’ll be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and go into practice as a nurse. Our nursing students have an outstanding employability track record locally, nationally and internationally.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

We are proud to welcome international students studying at undergraduate courses. Students need to have A level qualification or equivalent with minimum grades. For applicants whose first language is not English, we accept a variety of English language tests (e.g. IELTS – at least IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas – speaking, listening, reading, writing; Some courses have higher English language entry requirements)) and they are listed on our International Entry Requirements page.

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 78 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    133 63%

    26th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    13th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    27th

    9

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