Taught course

Nursing/Registered Nurse (Learning Disability)

Institution
Kingston University · Nursing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A health or science-related degree is preferred at 2.2 or above. Health and science-related degrees could include health studies, psychology, physiology, biology, social sciences, or related studies to the above. Non-native speakers who do not have the equivalent of GCSE English at grade 4 or above (formerly grade C) (eg key skills level 2 literacy) require an IELTS score of 7.0, or equivalent.

See website for more details.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is for is for students that want to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities. It has a strong practical focus and will give you the knowledge and skills you need to become a registered learning disability nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

The course is taught in partnership with St George's, University of London, so you'll get combined expertise, facilities and interpersonal learning. You'll gain hands-on experience in our award-winning simulation suite and develop your skills and confidence in caring for people by working with the famous Baked Bean Theatre Company.

You will have access to a wide range of placements, including some internationally if you wish. You'll also have the opportunity to be a part of the wider Learning Disability Nursing UK and Eire network and can attend the Positive Choices Conference.

This course is designed for a small cohort of students, where you'll benefit from individual learning and support. You will be taught by our dynamic teaching team which includes leading researchers and experts in learning disability nursing from practice and the Department of Health. Our students are highly sought after and receive multiple job offers before their course is complete.

Information for international students

Non-native speakers who do not have the equivalent of GCSE English at grade 4 or above (formerly grade C) (eg key skills level 2 literacy) require an IELTS score of 7.0, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

See website for funding information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions team
Email
preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 8417 5735