Taught course

Nursing (Pre-Registration Child)

Institution
Edge Hill University · Faculty of Health and Social Care
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

To join this programme, you should have an honours degree at 2:2 or above in a health-related subject (other subjects may be considered on an individual basis). You will also need GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics. Eligible candidates must provide evidence of study within the five years prior to application and be able to demonstrate relevant voluntary/work experience. An interview will form part of the selection process. Pre-registration nursing programmes are typically at least three years in duration so, in order to join this two-year MSc, you will need to demonstrate prior learning. In order to meet the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) requirements of this programme, you will be expected to provide a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate how you have met a minimum of 500 hours of appropriate voluntary or occupational experience. Further details about RPL will be sent to you upon submission of your initial application. If you accept an offer from Edge Hill you will need to satisfy the requirements of the Nursing & Midwifery Council in respect of physical and mental fitness and will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure indicating that you meet the mandatory criteria of 'Clearance to Work with Children and/or Vulnerable Adults'. Further information will be sent to you after you have firmly accepted an offer.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Nursing is one of the most rewarding careers to enter, and more importantly it is a privilege. Children’s Nurses assess, plan and develop individual packages of care designed to provide the appropriate levels of physical, emotional and psychological care to meet the needs of children, young people and their families, while meeting the challenges of a changing healthcare environment. This Masters degree provides the exciting opportunity for graduates to enter the nursing profession. You will gain a comprehensive education in nursing and develop into a confident, autonomous, compassionate and research-aware practitioner, specialising in children's nursing. The programme includes an innovative exploration of leadership and management in healthcare and will enable you to critically evaluate evidence to inform decision making and apply analytical and creative problem solving approaches to complex situations. You will be fully equipped with the skills, knowledge and practical experience required to deliver excellent care as a modern-day nursing professional.

Fees and funding

Fee Tuition fees for this programme are to be announced. Please keep checking this page for updates.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

Assessment

Assessment in both theory and practice is continuous, assessed against national outcomes and generic and field competencies, with students required to demonstrate evidence of their achievement. A range of assessment of theory procedures is in place including assignments, seminar presentations, advanced notice examinations, online learning activities, case studies and portfolio work.

Course contact details

Phone
+44(0)1695 575171