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BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child)
BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child)

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child)

  • ID:UY440186
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

A levels,

  •  BBB

  • We do not accept General Studies or Critical Thinking

Access to Higher Education Diploma, Pass 60 credits with at least 45 credits achieved at Level 3. You must achieve 24 level 3 credits at distinction and 21 level 3 credits at merit. At least 15 level 3 credits should be in science subjects. We will not normally consider applicants who have progressed to an access course within three years of taking A levels and failing to achieve the necessary grades for entry to the programme.

BTEC National Extended Diploma, DDM

Cambridge Pre-U, M2, M2, M2

European Baccalaureate, 75% overall average

International Baccalaureate, 31

Other qualifications, Other qualifications are accepted by the University. Please contact the department for more information.

English Requirement

IELTS (Academic and Indicator), 7.0, with a minimum of 7.0 in each component

Course Information

Join some of the brightest and best students preparing to become the nursing leaders of tomorrow and explore the healthcare needs of children in a variety of environments.

You'll be based in a department renowned for cutting-edge research into healthcare practice and policy where you'll study a scientific, research-informed curriculum in world-class facilities. We'll help you get the very best out of your time in York, ensuring you develop the knowledge and skills you need to be an effective nurse.

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Year 1

You'll focus on developing your understanding of health and wellbeing. You'll also gain a solid grounding in healthcare practice, and consider the role of nursing within health and social care. 

Core modules

You'll study core modules covering the following topics:

  • Biological and Pharmacological Aspects of Health and Wellbeing

  • Psychological and Sociological Aspects of Health and Wellbeing

  • Professional Development in Nursing: Introduction to Nursing Inquiry

  • Knowledge Applied to Nursing Practice 1

  • Knowledge Applied to Nursing Practice 2

Year 2

You'll focus on ill-health and disease while developing your knowledge of quality care. You'll learn how to take a person-centred approach to healthcare, considering an individual's personal experience of ill-health when deciding how to care for them.

Core modules

You'll study core modules covering the following topics:

  • Biological and Pharmacological Aspects of Illness across the Lifespan

  • Psychological and Sociological Aspects of Ill-health

  • Professional Development in Nursing: Evidence Based Nursing for Practice

  • Knowledge Applied to Nursing Practice 3

  • Knowledge Applied to Nursing Practice 4

Year 3

As you come to the end of your degree, you'll focus on working with individuals with complex needs, learning how to plan person-centred care in a variety of settings. You'll solidify your knowledge of safe practice, developing a secure understanding of how to access, assess and evaluate information and take appropriate action to address risk. 

Core modules

  • Person-centred Consultation and Physical Assessment Skills

  • Applying Psychological and Sociological Aspects to Complex Care

  • Professional Development in Nursing: Leading and Managing Change

  • Knowledge Applied to Nursing Practice 5

  • Knowledge Applied to Nursing Practice 6

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Most of our students start their careers as Band 5 staff nurses in the NHS. Others go into employment in social care and independent sector organisations.

As you progress through your career, you could go onto a number or posts including:

  • staff nurse

  • clinical team leader

  • counsellor

  • cognitive behavioural therapist

  • nursing consultant

  • critical care nurse

  • research nurse

  • modern matron

  • clinical educator

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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