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Middlesex University

Nursing (Child)

UCAS Code: B730

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


Access to HE Diploma

M:45

Access pass with 45 credits at Level 3 (45 merit or higher)

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths or grade 4 if awarded after August 2017

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112
18%
Applicants receiving offers

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Children's nursing

Overview
Nurses (child field) have a profound impact on the lives of children and their families. Our cutting-edge degree enables you to shape a career at the forefront of the nursing profession, mixing expert teaching and outstanding student support with placements at some of London's premier hospitals.

Why study BSc Nursing (Child) at Middlesex University?
Our course is developed in partnership with NHS Trusts and 50% of study time is spent on placement in our partner hospitals, which include many of London's most prestigious pediatric units. Through learning essential nursing skills and techniques, supported by our state-of-the-art facilities, we prepare you for a hugely rewarding career, caring for young people from birth to 16 in a variety of healthcare settings. This extends beyond hospitals and into daycare centres, clinics and even children's homes.

This is a highly competitive degree and we are seeking students with the right acumen. You will need to demonstrate the ability to communicate sensitively with children; and show care, compassion, courage and commitment to a nursing career. By specialising in the child field you will make a vital difference to the lives of children, families and carers.

Course highlights

In the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS), 97% of students reported being satisfied with their course
Your studies are supported by state-of-the-art facilities including nursing skills labs, professional training equipment and a building set up to deliver high-fidelity simulations in areas such as resuscitation and dealing with the seriously ill
Our tutors are nursing sector professionals and bring the latest developments in nursing practice to their teaching
Our course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and provides the highest standard of education
Upon successful graduation you will receive professional status as a Registered Children's Nurse
As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Modules

Year 1:
Foundations for Field Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory
Foundations for Nursing Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory
Foundations for Professional Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory
Practice Learning 1 (30 credits) - Compulsory
Year 2:
Approaches to Health and Social Care Research (30 credits) - Compulsory
Developing Knowledge Skills in Caring for the ICYP with Long Term Conditions (30 credits) - Compulsory
Developing Knowledge Skills in Caring for the ICYP (30 credits) - Compulsory
Practice Learning 2 (30 credits) - Compulsory
Year 3:
Consolidation of Knowledge and Skills in the Nursing of the Infant, Child and Young Person (30 credits) - Compulsory
Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory
Practice Learning 3 (30 credits) - Compulsory
Preparation for Registration: ICYP Professional Nurse Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£11,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Hendon Campus

Department:

Nursing and Midwifery

TEF rating:

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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.

78%
med
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

86%
Staff make the subject interesting
92%
Staff are good at explaining things
80%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
94%
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

80%
Library resources
92%
IT resources
86%
Course specific equipment and facilities
56%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

97%
UK students
3%
International students
15%
Male students
85%
Female students
75%
2:1 or above
14%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
B
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.

£23,000
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

93%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
7%
Teaching and educational professionals
0%
Other administrative occupations
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.

£29k

£29k

£30k

£30k

£33k

£33k

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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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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