Taught course

Children's Advanced Nurse Practitioner

London South Bank University · Children's Nursing

Entry requirements

  • Normally applicants will hold a Bachelor Honours degree
  • Current registration on the NMC register with a Children's Nursing qualification
  • Three years post-registration experience
  • Current employment in a professional practice (minimum 15 hours per week)
  • You will also require evidence of employer support; an identified expert practitioner educated to Masters level as your facilitator; and dedicated clinical time to focus on practice based requirements

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The programme aims to develop your ability to apply knowledge and understanding of the field of professional practice to complex issues, systematically and creatively, so that you may lead the continuing enhancement of the child's and their family's experience of health care.
In addition it aims to enhance life-long learning skills and personal development, to enable you to work with self-direction and originality and to contribute to professional practice and to society.
This is a Royal College of Nursing (RCN) accredited programme and is aimed at: Children's nurses who expect their career to remain primarily in health care professional practice. You will be working in primary, secondary or tertiary care clinical settings that require advanced nurse practitioner role preparation and wish to continue your academic development to post-graduate level.
The programme is also designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and attributes commensurate with the Nurse Practitioner level of nursing practice (as defined by the RCN, 2008).

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Please see the postgraduate funding page.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 20 7815 6100