- Applicants must be able to demonstrate a minimum of 770 hours healthcare experience (approximately six months full-time work) in their chosen field within the past 5 years. This can be through either paid or voluntary work, but must be verifiable by a supervisor or line manager.
- A first honours degree (normally 2:2 or above) in any subject - it does not need to be related to allied health
- English and Maths GCSE at grade A* - C / 4-9 (please contact our Admissions team if you have equivalent qualifications)
- Any overseas qualifications should be equivalent to UK qualifications which meet our entry requirements. If you have completed your degree outside the UK, we will require a clear copy of your degree documentation to ensure NARIC comparability. Please note that all applicants who are invited to interview will be required to present their original degree documentation
- If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of 7.0, including at least 6.5 in the writing section and at least 7.0 in the reading, listening and speaking sections. The university may be able to accept alternative English Language qualifications from applicants from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) on a case by case basis in line with the appropriate Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) guidelines
- Please be advised that degree, Maths, English (including IELTS if required) and 770 hours of experience is required at the point of application
- at least a grade C+ in the writing section
- at least a grade B in the reading, listening and speaking sections
Months of entry
Join our accelerated two-year degree programme to qualify as a Registered Child Nurse. You must hold an undergraduate degree (Level 6) in any field and have health or social care experience to apply.
- Join a multi award winning school: 'Nurse Education Provider of the Year (pre-registration)' 2021 Winner and 'Best Student Experience' 2020 Winner. Student Nursing Times Awards
- Clinical work experience with four placements guaranteed per year in a wide variety of healthcare settings
- £4m invested in the Faculty's teaching and learning environment, including £1.6m developing professional-standard clinical practice suites
- While on placement, you will have a dedicated study day each week giving you the opportunity for contact and support at all times
- £5,000 per year grant as standard for Child Nursing students living in England, Wales and Northern Ireland plus another £2,000 for students with dependent children (eligibility criteria apply)
- Start month: September
- Campus location: City Campus
- UCAS course code: PCN1
This professionally-accredited, pre-registration degree will give you the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes needed to deliver safe and effective nursing practice while working with children and young people and their families in a range of environments, from acute settings and within patient's homes to schools and specialist centres. Children's and young people's nursing is also called paediatric nursing.
This course is also available as degree apprenticeship with selected partners, open to their current employees only. If you work for an NHS Trust or organisation and would like to learn more about our nursing degree apprenticeships, please contact our Admissions Team: firstname.lastname@example.org
You may also be interested in MSc Mental Health Nursing. If you don't hold an undergraduate degree, please visit our BSc (Hons) Nursing pages: Adult, Child, Mental Health.
Information for international students
Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.
Further information is also available from our international web pages.
Fees and funding
Please see course page for more information.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
- 0151 231 5090