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Nursing with Registration (Child Nursing)

Entry requirements


120 points from a minimum of 2 A2 subjects or equivalent. We do not accept tariff points achieved from General Studies, Key Skills or Music Qualifications

Access to HE Diploma

D:0,M:30,P:15

Must be in a relevant subject such as Health & Social Care or Science. We will accept other credit combinations providing a tariff score of 80 is achieved. English Language and Maths GCSEs at grade C/4 or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths required as separate qualifications

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

Must be achieved from a BTEC in Health & Social Care or Applied Science.

120 points including at least two subjects at advanced higher level with a Science subject at grade C or better. General Studies is not accepted.

UCAS Tariff

120

Must be from a minimum of 2 A2 subjects or equivalent. We do not accept tariff points achieved from General Studies, Key Skills or Music Qualifications.

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Children's nursing

Child nurses play a key role in primary and secondary care settings, restoring and promoting health, supporting children and their families and responding to the varied healthcare needs within communities.

As a child nurse you will be a skilled communicator with an open mind to the ways in which people relate to their children. You need to be committed and dedicated with the willingness to give time to others with care and compassion.

**From September 2020, all nursing degree students will receive at least £5,000 a year with up to £3,000 additional funding available.**

**Due to the high demand for this course, once the course is full, offers will be made for the next available cohort.**

Key features

• You will be taught by a team of highly qualified registered nurses, researchers and other healthcare professionals enabling us to deliver high-quality professional education to our diverse studentship.

• You will have the opportunity to complete a variety of practice placements, which consolidate your expertise within your chose field of practice

• Purpose-built facilities, including clinical skills suites, a state-of-the-art simulation suite, a moving and handling area, cardiopulmonary resuscitation room and a sensory room, allow you to apply theory to practice in a safe environment.

• Graduates are eligible to register with the NMC which allows you the opportunity to practise in acute and community based settings, and apply for international employment opportunities.

• Professionally accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, registered nurses can start on a salary of more than £24,907 (NHS pay scales 2019/20).

• Gain international experience related to your studies through our DMU Global programme *, which has seen students take part in healthcare programmes in Peru, improve the health of communities in India and examine the social and health inequalities faced in America.

• You will study a range of modules including Influences on Wellbeing, Acute Care, Complex Care, Managing Complexities in Nursing Practise and Consolidating Care and Professional Practise. This allows students to gain a holistic understanding of key considerations when caring for patients, linking theory to practice.

**DMU’s careers and employability service, known as DMU Works, was awarded the Best University Careers/Employability Service at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards in February 2021. We understand university is a huge investment, and our careers commitment to you is not simply to help you secure a job, but to equip you with the skills to thrive, adapt and innovate in our ever-changing world.**

Modules

YEAR ONE: Professional Responsibility 1; Skills and Evidence for Professional Practice; Foundations of Nursing Practice; Promotion of Health and Well-being; Holistic Nursing Interventions.

YEAR TWO: Professional Responsibility 2; Analysing Evidence for Healthcare; Complex Care Needs; Responding to Altered Health Needs; Contemporary Issues in Nursing.

YEAR THREE: Professional Responsibility 3; Dissertation; Working in Partnership with Service Users and Carers; Transitions to Professional Practice.

Assessment methods

Learning is supported by a strong system of personal tutors and teaching teams, clinical work placements and enthusiastic mentors. Teaching methods include: lectures, seminars, presentations, tutorials, enquiry-based problem solving and independent e-learning.

You will complete blocks of clinical placements 37.5 hours per week and blocks comprised of theory and independent learning hours up to an equivalent of 37.5 hours each week. Students in practice placements are allocated a mentor to help develop and support learning.

Practice is assessed through the completion of your practice portfolio, clinical skills log, submission of service user/ expert by experience feedback and undertaking the required number of hours in practice.

Theory is assessed through written assignments including as essays, reports, critical incident analysis, blog (weblog), examinations, and culminating in your dissertation.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Leicester Campus

Department:

Health and Life Sciences

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

65%
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Children's nursing

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Children's nursing

Teaching and learning

61%
Staff make the subject interesting
78%
Staff are good at explaining things
50%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
67%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

76%
Library resources
89%
IT resources
82%
Course specific equipment and facilities
17%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
2%
Male students
98%
Female students
83%
2:1 or above
6%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
C
B

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Nursing

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£22,000
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Average annual salary
100%
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Employed or in further education
99%
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Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

95%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
3%
Health professionals
1%
Health associate professionals

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Nursing and midwifery

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£26k

£26k

£28k

£28k

£28k

£28k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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