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Nursing (Child Health) BSc (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Caring for children and young people with a wide range of needs is a challenging and fulfilling career. From newborns to adolescents and beyond, you’ll gain experience of supporting children and their families during periods of great change and stress. Early placement opportunities across the South West will develop your clinical and communication skills and your understanding of caring in hospital and community settings. You will graduate ready to start shaping the future of nursing. Once graduated you are eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a 'Registered Nurse – Child Health'. You’ll balance classroom learning with gaining experience in hospitals and communities, with equal weighting given to theory and practice. Your learning journey will take you through a variety of professional work with allied health professions and other fields of nursing.The BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child Health) is only being held on the Plymouth site.* Achieve a bachelors honours degree and register as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council in child health enabling you to progress on to a rewarding career and work in a range of healthcare settings nationally or internationally.* Access a range of child specific placements across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset spanning the health, social and educational sector working across an inter-professional hub.* Engage with a curriculum focusing on the acute and community care of children, young people and families.* Get involved in national and international research around sustainability, breastfeeding and urban and community family projects.* Create a professional digital footprint allowing collaboration with the nursing and inter-professional communities. * Be assessed by a range of innovative methods including essays, case work analysis, seminar presentation, practice portfolio and video role-play.* Once graduated you are eligible to apply for registration with the NMC as a 'Registered Nurse – Child Health'.* 92% of students surveyed for Nursing (Child Health) were satisfied overall with their course in the 2020 National Student Survey (NSS). * Learn from experienced Drs and Professors in their field.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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14,600per year

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for its world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 35 1

    28th out of 77 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    165 68%

    29th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    24th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    146 70%

    8th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97.0 97%

    38th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    42nd

    12

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