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Nursing (Children’s Nursing), MSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Children's Nursing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This MSc course offers clinical placements and a varied and engaging glimpse into the many possibilities for future careers. Lessons on-campus take place in simulated wards in addition to lecture theatres and are taught by a first-class team of highly skilled, expert lecturers. Your clinical placements provide an opportunity to put your theoretical learning into practice, working alongside highly skilled and experienced children's nurses at the cutting edge of patient care. You will experience the work of specialist services - from community nursing teams and children's emergency departments to on-going care services for children with long term and complex needs, including end-of-life care.

These placements will provide you with a vital opportunity to put your theoretical learning into practice, working alongside highly skilled and experienced Children's Nurses. These are practitioners at the cutting-edge of patient care delivering excellent services in acute and primary care settings. Your placements will also provide you with opportunities to satisfy the requirements of the EU Directives.

During your training, you will experience the work of specialist services, for example, in community Children's Nursing teams and children's emergency departments. This is in addition to on-going care services for children with long term and complex needs, including end of life care.

Successful completion of the course brings first level registration as a qualified nurse. Children's Nursing graduates will be well-placed for swift promotion to senior and leading roles in nursing and healthcare sectors. These include posts such as advanced practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse consultants, nurse teaching, research and senior managerial and operational posts.

Modules

Developing Children's Nursing Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Pathophysiology: illness and its impact upon individuals (15 Credits) - Core
Recognising and Managing Individual Needs (30 Credits) - Core
Medicines Management (15 Credits) - Core
Independent Project (30 Credits) - Core
Consolidating Children's Nursing Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Advancing Children's Nursing Practice (30 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,250

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have: An honours degree; normally a 2.1 in any subject; A minimum of three GCSEs, including English language and mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent; Plus experience of working/volunteering in a health/social care setting for at least 450 hours within the past five years.

Department profile

At the University of Greenwich, we’re proud that our students have ranked us in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2022 as the top university in the UK for postgraduate study. You'll learn from expert teaching staff with close connections to industry and prepare yourself for global opportunities. With over 100 years history of delivering education the Faculty is proud of its long-established reputation for providing high quality education and...more