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Study mode

Part time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Children's Nursing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The MSc in Children's Nursing enables you to develop a reflective, enquiring, critical and innovative approach to your professional practice. You'll further develop the knowledge and understanding with which to enhance your professional practice and advance in an analytical approach to care which is based on best available evidence. You'll also learn to understand the current structure of Children's Services Provision and the role of the nurse within that structure. You'll demonstrate your commitment to excellence in providing care for children and their families, as well as analyse future research needs within your area of practice. Your studies should contribute towards improving care provided for children, young people and the family.

In addition, you'll enhance your life-long learning skills and personal development, enabling you to work with self-direction and originality as well as contribute to professional practice and to society.

Distinctive features of this programme include:

  • Meeting the education and training needs of employers and individuals through flexible part-time study;
  • The taught programme is complemented by e-learning support and interactive online activities and is supported by expert children's nurses;
  • Emphasis is on integrating theoretical approaches with the practice of Children's Nursing;
  • Assessment uses innovative practice based approaches such as mock clinical scenarios and reflective logs;
  • Potential students can claim advanced standing for up to 50% of the programme (for suitably qualified applicants).

This programme is aimed at Children's Nurses who expect their career to remain primarily in child health care professional practice, are working in primary, secondary or tertiary clinical settings and who wish to continue their academic development to postgraduate level.

Employability

Employment prospects are excellent, with graduates gaining contemporary knowledge and skills which ensures their contribution toadvancing professional practice in children's nursing.

Modules

This module focuses on inter-professional learning and will explore leadership, quality improvement and change within organisations from an inter-professional perspective. The module will look at strategic, evidence-based approaches to change management in a range of environments. It will integrate the perspectives of service users and take an inter-professional approach.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will normally hold a Bachelor Honours degree and normally they will be on Part 1 of the Nursing and Midwifery (NMC) register with a children's nursing qualification (RN Child) with a minimum of three years post registration experience.

University information

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a highly regarded educational institution located in the London Borough of Southwark. Established in 1882, it is one of London’s oldest universities, with over 15,000 students representing over 130 countries worldwide, and a global network of over 80,000 alumni. The university is both historical and forward thinking and focuses on providing professional opportunities for both employees and...more

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