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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**• Understand health sciences in the practice setting.• Gain the knowledge, skills and values to enter into highly skilled employment.• Develop a strong professional identity and confidence.• Learn to develop and deliver person-centred care.This unique course offers you an exciting opportunity to transform the lives of individuals and communities by becoming a fully qualified children's nurse. You'll learn to understand the unique role of the children's nurse in providing physical, emotional, and psychological care and advice to children and their families.On this course, you’ll learn from enthusiastic academic staff who have a variety of clinical expertise and experience. You’ll apply your theoretical study directly to your practice setting — where you’ll work on real cases.Nurses are an integral part of a multidisciplinary team. In some modules, you will learn and collaborate with students from other health and social care courses. This approach will help you to deliver person centred-care with an understanding of how other professionals contribute to the person's journey through health and social care services.You learn through• practice-based learning (50%)• lectures• workshops• projects and group work• presentations• simulation• independent learning• skills rehearsal• technology enhanced learning**Applied learning****Work placements**Practice-based learning is central to your development and you spend 50% of each year on placement within a hospital, community or independent sector setting across Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Bassetlaw, Barnsley and Chesterfield. You will undertake a range of exciting placements in stimulating environments, helping you build your skills, confidence, creativity, resilience, integrity and curiosity. These are essential to healthcare provision.During your placements, you’ll be supported by practice supervisor to help you develop your skills and competency. Your academic study supports your learning on placement and your placement experience allows you to consider the application of evidence to practice. This will help you to develop both personally and professionally, and you will become a knowledgeable problem solver and critical thinker.**Accreditation**This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Graduates are eligible to apply to register with them. You must be registered with the NMC in order to practise as a nurse in the UK.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,995per 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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UCAS Points : 120

From A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. We do not accept AS levels. For example:BBB at A Level.DDM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    131 66%

    34th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    51st

    3

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