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Northumbria University

Nursing Studies, Registered Nurse (Child)

UCAS Code: B701
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Nursing
Student score
Not Available
% employed or in further study
100% MED
Average graduate salary
£21.7k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Scottish Highers

Scottish Advanced Highers

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

UCAS tariff points

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120-129 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

If you are caring and enthusiastic about building positive relationships, this Child Nursing Studies course develops your talents to become a highly-skilled, compassionate member of the nursing profession. Children’s nurses provide specialised clinical care to new-born babies, children and young people and their families and also work closely with families, carers and other professionals to safeguard and protect children. On our Child Nursing Studies course you will be taught by professionals with expertise, enabling you to consolidate theory and practice. Through a variety of teaching, learning and assessment methods, you will gain a sound knowledge informed by research on which to underpin your nursing practice. At our Coach Lane campus, you will benefit from our Clinical Skills Centre, providing NHS-standard equipment and resources for simulation and practical skills training. This course has a very ‘hands-on’ element, with 50% of your learning being based within practice placements with local NHS Trusts, private sector healthcare and specialist providers, enabling you to take your theory into real-life settings. Our Child Nursing Studies degree ensures you will graduate as a skilled and knowledgeable children’s nurse, able to respond to healthcare needs, work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals and provide excellent and innovative care. Upon graduation you will obtain Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registration as a qualified nurse ensuring you are ‘work ready’ and which allows you to apply for employment as a registered children’s nurse in the UK. In line with the principles and values which underpin the NHS constitution, the University expects all students undertaking programmes which lead to registration as a health professional to demonstrate the NHS values.


For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Northumbria University

City Campus East

At Northumbria you will be in Newcastle, one of the best student cities in the UK. Think culture, shopping, music, sport, nightlife and cost, with a students' union that is one of the best in the country, voted Union of the Year in 2011. One in seven people living in the city is a student. Plus this is a university where over 90% of graduates go into employment or further study.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
1% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
90% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
42% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
374 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
65% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
9% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 100% MED
Average graduate salary £21.7k MED
Graduates who are nursing and midwifery professionals


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
No employment commentary for this subject
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