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Edinburgh Napier University

Nursing (Child Health)

UCAS Code: B731

Bachelor of Nursing - BN

Entry requirements


A level

B,C

Preferably to include English or a Literary subject* and a Science** GCSE Grade C/4 in Maths. GCSE Grade C/4 in English and Biology or Double Award Science required for candidates who do not have these subjects at A Level.

Access to HE Diploma

M:21,P:24

Pass Access to HE Diploma in a related subject with 45 credits overall with minimum 21 Credits at Merit & 24 at Pass. Biology and English must be achieved at Level 3 and Maths achieved at Level 2 or equivalent.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H3

Grades H3, H3, H3 preferably to include English or Literary subject* and a Science** O3 in two Ordinary Level subjects including Maths.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

Minimum grades MMP (Merit, Merit, Pass) in a related subject.* GCSE English, Maths and Biology (preferred), Chemistry or Physics at Grade C/4. *Health and Social Care/Applied Sciences/Sports Science/Health Science

Pass in a related subject^ with Grade C in the graded unit for Year 1 entry. National 5 grade C in English, Maths and Science (Biology - preferred, Chemistry or Physics) also required. ^Care and Administrative Practice, Social Care, Applied Science, Social Sciences, Early Education and Childcare

Scottish Higher

B,B,C

Preferably to include English or a Literary subject* and a Science** National 5 Grade C in Maths. National 5 Grade C in English and Biology required for candidates who do not have these subjects at Higher. The grades listed above are our standard entry requirements. You may be given an Offer of entry if you meet our specified minimum entry requirements, within our widening participation criteria, outlined in our Contextual Admissions Policy. This Offer will be lower than our standard entry requirements. For further information about our entry requirements and Admissions Policies please visit our website.

UCAS Tariff

72-75

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

28%
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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Children's nursing

Learn to be confident and competent in the care of children and young people requiring healthcare interventions.

Edinburgh Napier is the largest provider of child health nurses in Scotland and is the ideal starting point for anyone wishing to progress in a career in child health nursing.

The Child Nursing degree at Edinburgh Napier has been developed to give you an academic qualification and the vocational training to become a registered nurse.

You'll understand the theoretical aspects that are integral to this career in nursing and also develop the personal skills to communicate with children and their families.

Please visit our website for full course and module details.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£1,820
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£1,820
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Sighthill

Department:

School of Health and Social Care

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

66%
low
Children's nursing

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Children's nursing

Teaching and learning

84%
Staff make the subject interesting
78%
Staff are good at explaining things
85%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
87%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

91%
Library resources
98%
IT resources
98%
Course specific equipment and facilities
27%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

96%
UK students
4%
International students
11%
Male students
89%
Female students
0%
2:1 or above
3%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
C
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Nursing

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£22,500
high
Average annual salary
100%
med
Employed or in further education
85%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

97%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
1%
Caring personal services
1%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Children's nursing

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£26k

£26k

£27k

£27k

£27k

£27k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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Post-six month graduation stats:

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It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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