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Bachelor of Nursing (Learning Disabilities) (Hons)
Bachelor of Nursing (Learning Disabilities) (Hons)

Bachelor of Nursing (Learning Disabilities) (Hons)

  • ID:UH440123
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,445.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,445.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£100.00

* footwear ,books, fob watch, other costs

Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and Mathematics.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 (with no less than 6.5 in any band).

Course Information

As a learning disabilities nurse, you’ll have the challenging yet rewarding job of caring for people with a range of special needs. This pre-registration course gives you the knowledge, skills and attitudes to enhance a person’s health and wellbeing, and improve or maintain a range of complex developmental, physical, psychological and mental health needs. You’ll work in partnership with people with learning disabilities, their families, carers and other health and social care professionals. Ultimately, you’ll help people with learning disabilities to live a life that’s as fulfilling as possible. As with our other nursing courses, you’ll take a variety of clinical work placements.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each. 

Level 4

Module ,Credits ,Compulsory/optional

  • An Introduction to Interprofessional Education,     15 Credits,      Compulsory
  • The Lived Experience of People with a Learning Disability  ,  15 Credits   ,      Compulsory
  • Communication and Relationship Management Skills for Nursing  ,  15 Credits,       Compulsory
  • Communication and People with a Learning Disability ,    15 Credits,       Compulsory
  • Foundations of Health and Wellbeing,   30 Credits,      Compulsory
  • Learning Disability Nursing Practice 1,    30 Credits,   Compulsory
Level 5
Module  ,Credits  , Compulsory/optional
  • Developing Health and Wellbeing,  30 Credits ,  Compulsory
  • Physical Health Needs of People with a Learning Disability , 15 Credits ,  Compulsory
  • Transition of Young People with a Learning Disability to Adult Services ,  15 Credits,  Compulsory
  • Research for Learning Disability Nursing Practice , 30 Credits,  Compulsory
  • Learning Disability Nursing Practice 2,   30 Credits ,  Compulsory
  • European Perspectives of Young People with Learning Disabilities, 15 Credits ,Compulsory
Level 6
Module  , Credits  ,   Compulsory/optional
  • Enhancing Health & Social Care through Inter-professional Education, 15 Credits ,Compulsory
  • Imagination and Innovation in Evidence Based Nursing Practice, 30 Credits ,Compulsory
  • Leading and Managing Learning Disability Nursing Practice, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Learning Disability Nursing Practice 3, 30 Credits ,Compulsory
  • People with Learning Disabilities who Experience Mental Ill-Health, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Final Numeracy Exam, 0 Credits, Compulsory


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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Following successful completion of the Learning Disability Nursing programme you will be entitled to apply for registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council UK. This registration will enable you to take advantage of the varied opportunities available to you, to put into practice all you have learned and make a positive contribution to the lives of people with learning disabilities and their families.

You will be able to seek employment in a wide range of organisations including NHS, social services and private and voluntary organisations. You will meet many interesting people throughout your career and each day will be different. You will always be learning, and developing new and innovative skills through experience and education that will enable you to diversify or specialise in a particular area of Learning Disability Nursing, giving opportunity for promotion and job satisfaction.

Following qualification there are many opportunities to further your professional studies with courses, available at graduate level and above, to help develop your knowledge and practice.

100% of our Learning Disability Nursing graduates went on to employment or further study within 6 months according to the latest national Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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