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Nursing (Learning Disability) with NMC Registration BSc (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Uxbridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Want to learn how to become a caregiver to those with learning disabilities? Our BSc (Hons) Nursing – Learning Disability degree will help equip you with the key knowledge and skills to prepare you for a rewarding career in this field.As a Learning Disability Nurse, you will provide safe, compassionate care, keeping the best interests of you patient at heart. Our course will help you learn the technical skills and knowledge you need to be able to effectively offer this.**Why study this subject?**Caring for those living with learning disabilities is a challenging yet rewarding role. Your care can span across adult, children and mental health patients where learning disability nursing is at the core of the help that is needed. No two days within this career path are the same, you will need to be able to continuously asses and review mental, physical, cognitive, behavioural, spiritual and social needs to identify the priorities and requirements for evidence based, person-centred nursing interventions and support.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**We've been running nursing programmes for many years and have a high rate of employability. Many of our students are employed by the trusts, hospitals or homes that they worked with during their time at the University.You will benefit from an excellent standard of teaching provided by staff from the University and practice, in partnership with our NHS Trust partners. As well as this you will be taught by lecturers who have a wide expertise in the field. Our lecturers also maintain close links with practice, ensuring that the programme is up-to-date with modern practice.You'll find the latest specialist facilities at our three campuses - from realistic manikin 'patients' to life-like simulated injuries that look incredibly realistic! Our purpose-built adult and child wards include real equipment just like hospital or community settings.We offer continuous support throughout the programme, both in the University and in practice. You will receive personal tutoring and benefit from a high level of research within the teaching team. You will also benefit from our annual one day inter-professional conference, focused on safeguarding.As well as this you will have the opportunity to put your learnt skills into practice through a range of clinical placements. We're renowned for the support we offer you while you are on placement. Members of the teaching staff are assigned to each clinical area and will visit you regularly whilst you are out in practice.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per 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 : 112 - 136

A typical offer will require a UCAS Tariff score between 112-136 points; or an Access to Nursing qualification (minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction, 12 at Merit, and 3 at Pass).Those whom English is not their first language must achieve a minimum score of 7.0 overall or equivalent for the International English Language Test Score (IELTS).


University information

Buckinghamshire New University

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  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 77 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    102 49%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%



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