Taught course

Nursing (Children and Young People / RN)

University of Salford · School of Health and Society

Entry requirements

GCSE Maths and English grade C/4 or above.

Undergraduate degree:

2:1 or above in any discipline.

As part of the direct application process to the University of Salford you will need to demonstrate your suitability to study and practice in your chosen field of nursing. To do this you must provide evidence of health and/or social care experiences within the last 5 years equivalent to 800 hours.

This health and/ or social care experience within the last 5 years could be in a variety of settings, for example experiences with: charity, educational, voluntary work, being a carer or service user, paid / unpaid work. You will need to demonstrate that you can provide evidence of 800 hours of prior experiences of health and/ or social care practice. Full details and pro forma available on the University of Salford course page.

Months of entry


Course content

At the University of Salford you will be welcomed into a relaxed and friendly environment, with access to facilities, support and opportunities that will enable you to succeed. On this course you will learn in our state-of-the-art simulation suites as part of a multidisciplinary team and prepare for a career as a Registered Nurse.

You will work with staff and clinical partners as co-producers in your learning experience. A coaching approach to personal tutoring will unlock your potential and character development as a professional nurse. A wealth of facilities at university are available to you, including formal teaching, group and one-to-one sessions, a comfortable and enriching learning space with state-of-the-art-clinical and immersive simulation suites.

50% of your studies will be spent across hospital and community settings, working alongside qualified assessors and supervisors. You will experience the realities of 24-hour service provision working night shifts and weekends. You will also have the opportunity to go on an international placement.

By the end of the programme you will be able to evidence 2,300 hours of theoretical learning and 2,300 practice learning (4,600 hours in total) in order to be eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Nurse.

This programme is subject to NMC approval.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

University of Salford
+44(0)161 295 4545