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Nursing (Learning Disabilities) MSc

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Kedleston Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

On completion of the MSc Nursing (Learning Disability) programme, you will have the knowledge, skills and attributes to work in partnership with people with learning disabilities and their families, ensuring their holistic health and well-being needs are met and maintained within a changing society.

Course description

Choose a degree which can supply you with the tools to make a real difference to the lives of others.

  • Our nursing programmes are approved to the NMC’s new Future nurse: Standards of Proficiency for registered nurses
  • This is a flexible course with routes to both Postgraduate Diploma and the full MSc possible within just two years of full-time study. Both routes lead to registration with the NMC at the end of the two year course, as long as you meet the requirements.
  • You will learn from a highly experienced and enthusiastic teaching team who are dedicated to providing you with the support you need to help you achieve your ambitions.
  • You will be supported to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes required to deliver high quality, innovative, effective care and our use of clinical supervision throughout the course will enable you to develop resilience and reflective practice.
  • As part of the programme you will gain practice experience by undertaking clinical placements in a wide range of learning disability settings, including: community, inpatient, forensic, respite and child services.

On successful completion of this degree, you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and go into practice as a nurse.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,700per year

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

University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • 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

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    56th out of 83

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    123 62%

    48th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

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    100 100%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    21st

    9
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    118 68%

    46th

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  • Graduate prospects

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    80 80%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    4.18 84%

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    13

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