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Nursing with Registered Nurse (Children & Young People) MSc

Nursing with Registered Nurse (Children & Young People) MSc

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Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Registered General Nursing Children's Nursing

Course type


Course Summary

Our Nursing with Registered Nurse (Children and Young People) course will enable you to develop the core skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours that are essential when you’re caring for children and young people experiencing varied health issues.

You’ll gain the skills required to practice nursing effectively and professionally in a variety of health and social care settings, with an emphasis on compassion, communication and dignity in care.

Along the way you’ll develop an appreciation of the importance of comprehensive person-centred assessment, care planning, care delivery, and inter-professional working.

You’ll explore how health services for children and young people are organised and delivered while gaining vital work experience. Half your time will be spent working within a professional practice, where you’ll develop a strong portfolio of clinical and interpersonal skills, preparing you for the next stage of your career as someone who’s able to provide safe and effective interventions to children and young people experiencing acute and complex health issues.

Why study with us

  • We’re award-winning. We won in the Student Experience category at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2018.
  • Our programme incorporates the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s new standards of proficiencies, 2019.
  • You’ll have access to outstanding facilities, including high specification clinical skills laboratories fitted with state-of-the-art equipment, including anatomage medical dissection tables.

Future careers

Our well-established nursing programmes produce highly employable graduates. An impressive 100% of our children’s nursing undergraduates have gone onto employment or further study within six months (HESA 2018).

Our Nursing programme prepares you for a future career as a registered nurse who’s equipped with the skills, knowledge and compassion required to deliver outstanding care to children and young people experiencing acute and complex health issues (as well as working effectively with their parents and carers).


This module will provide you with the opportunity to develop the enhanced knowledge and skills essential for caring for children, young people and families experiencing complex health difficulties. You will explore service organisation and delivery and appreciate the value of inter-professional working in providing safe and effective interventions.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

Degree: 2:2 or above in a Health related degree. GCSE: Maths & English Grade C/4 or equivalent.

University information

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is an international, multi-campus university leading the way in contemporary postgraduate learning. A modern institution with nearly two centuries of educational heritage, UCLan was established in 1992 but can trace its roots all the way back to 1828. There are currently around 200 postgraduate courses on offer, designed to equip students with industry-ready skills and prepare them to excel in the...more