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Children and Young People’s Nursing
Children and Young People’s Nursing BSc (Hons)
Children and Young People’s Nursing BSc (Hons)

Children and Young People’s Nursing BSc (Hons)

  • ID:UNIC440251
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants must be 18 years old by the 2nd month of commencing pre-registration nursing programmes and all applicants must have 10 years of consecutive education.

All applicants must have:

  • English Language and Maths GCSE, or the equivalent, at grade C/4 or above. (Common equivalents are: Functional skills level 2 and 3, Key skills level 2 and 3, Adult Literacy/Numeracy Level 2).
  • Evidence of recent academic study completed within the last five years.

All offers of a place on the programme are subject to:

  • successful Occupational Health Screening,
  • satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) report, and
  • successful interview at the University.

Other qualifications considered are:

  • BCC at A level
  • BTEC level 3 Extended Diploma or
  • National Diploma at DMM
  • A kitemarked Access to Higher Education course with 30 credits at Merit or above
  • Successful completion of the first year of a relevant Foundation Degree
  • Health and Social Care Diploma at Level 3 (advanced level)
  • CACHE Diploma achieved at grade B or above.

English requirements

  • IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 7.0 in all bands

Course Information

Our three-year Children and Young People’s Nursing course shapes your caring and compassionate attributes to provide excellent evident based knowledge to nurse children and young people from birth to adolescence.

Our programme is structured to provide you with a strong foundation in Children and Young People’s Nursing and equips you with effective practical skills with a blended approach to learning. You are supported throughout the course by a dynamic, highly skilled team of tutors and practitioners within practice and beyond.

Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. We’ve created the Northampton Employment Promise because we are so confident that if you focus on your studies and complete one of our awards you’ll be highly employable by the time you graduate. Putting you in a great position to secure employment or continue your studies.

We put children and their families first.

We offer extra student support throughout your studies and during practice, meaning you are a supported by a Nursing Academic during your placement.

Our University is part of a well-established, professional European network for Nursing and Midwifery. The Florence Network offers opportunities for future health careers and development to staff, academics and students.

Taught elements will include:

  • Discovering your Identify as Children and Young Peoples Nursing.
  • Medication management.
  • Transforming and leading in Children Services.
  • Detailed anatomy and physiological of the child and young person.
  • An understanding of Mental Health in Children and Young People.
  • Assessing, planning and providing nursing care.

90% of our students have told us that they believe that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics and they had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course (UNISTATS, 2017).
Our Children and Young People’s Nursing course is ranked 16th in subject out of 111 universities overall (The Guardian University League Table, 2019).

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Pre Courses

You may be required to complete an English Language course or Foundation program before being able to enrol on to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.

  • Pre-sessional English Program (PEP)
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Pathway Courses

  • Foundation Pathway in Science and Healthcare
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Careers in health, school nursing, children’s community services
  • Work in Neonates, Paediatric emergency departments, children’s hospital

Ability to settle

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