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MSc Pre-registration Nursing (Child Health)

MSc Pre-registration Nursing (Child Health)

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Pediatrics Children's Nursing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

MSc Pre-registration Nursing (Child Health)

Nursing is one of the most varied and challenging careers anyone can undertake. Nursing is frequently described as exciting and fulfilling; no two days are the same. Our MSc is your entry route through to nurse registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a nurse in the child health field. Graduates in any discipline with recent health care experience can apply for our two year programme.

On completion you will progress on to a rewarding career and work in a range of healthcare settings nationally or internationally. Once you know a nursing career is for you, and you are ready for advanced level study, then join us on this tailor made programme which is designed to recognise the skills that graduates already have and build on these.

Key features

  • Access a range of child-specific placements across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset spanning the health, social and educational sector.
  • Engage with a curriculum focusing on the acute and community care of children, young people and families.
  • A 40-credit systematic review module prepares you to perform as a capable and autonomous practitioner, fit for registration in the child health field of nursing practice.
  • Once graduated you are eligible to apply for registration with the NMC as a 'Registered Nurse – Child Health'.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

This module introduces students to assessing and planning nursing care. It explores different models of understanding health, ill health and the interconnection between physical and mental health.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You will normally have a first degree (BSc (Hons)) at 2:2 or above in any discipline; 750 relevant clinical practice hours gained within the last 5 years, working in health related environments, for example hospitals, GP surgeries, hospices, and other community settings (subject to APEL/RPL); 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above to include Mathematics, English, and Science. Please note the institution will also consider Functional Skills Level 2 (Numeracy) as an equivalent qualification to the GCSE Mathematics qualification.

University information

The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding...more

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