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University of East Anglia UEA

Nursing (Children)

UCAS Code: B730

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

Or ABC. Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted.

Access to HE Diploma

M:45

in a Health, Care or Science subject.

Principal subjects and A-level combinations are considered - please contact us.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

31

If no GCSE equivalent is held, offer will include Mathematics and English requirements.

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

DDM

in a Health, Care or Science subject. Public Services is not accepted.

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C,C

A combination of Advanced Highers and Highers may be acceptable.

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B,B

UCAS Tariff

120-147

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

32%
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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Children's nursing

Your Childrens Nursing degree will prepare you for essential nursing practice, as well as specialist areas such as long-term conditions and complex and disabling healthcare issues. This includes conditions and challenges that are specific to young people. It also includes mental health care, as younger people living with long-term conditions are far more vulnerable to developing emotional disorders. Alongside this youll learn to work in close partnership with the families and carers of children in your care. As well as learning how to look after children who are unwell, youll also learn how to help foster healthy lifestyles in patients early years and adolescence, contributing to their health and wellbeing well into adulthood.Your course will feature a 50/50 balance between theory and practice. Throughout the course youll learn through first-hand practical experience. Youll also work in collaboration with other healthcare students. This hands-on and collaborative approach is key to helping you achieve the best physical, emotional health and wellbeing outcomes. You will graduate able to meet the physical, emotional and social development needs of children and young people, with a variety of clinical conditions and complex health challenges, in a wide range of healthcare settings.**Highlights of Children's Nursing at UEA**- Wide range of placements including community, hospitals and specialist care units- Service-user contact from the very outset - Regular group work with other nursing, health and medical students- Personal mentor to guide you throughout- Emphasis on enquiry-based learning to helps you link theory to practice- Excellent facilities, including simulation skills laboratories- Chance to experience healthcare in another country with an elective placement- Highly supportive culture- Highly motivated students**Course Structure**On your Childrens Nursing degree youll complete two academic modules and clinical placements in each of your three years. In academic modules youll learn through small group teaching, lectures and self-directed study, scheduled between 9am and 7pm. In your clinical practice placements youll learn through hands on experience. These are designed to reflect the typical working patterns of a qualified nurse, and will include a minimum of 75 hours on night duty. Youll have access to placements in a wide variety of settings. In each of these youll use and develop your skills and knowledge under professional supervision in a clinical environment. Youll work closely with children, young people and their families and carers, gaining the confidence you need to begin your career as childrens nurse after graduation.**Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the providers website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£15,600
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of East Anglia UEA

Department:

School of Health Sciences

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.

53%
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

62%
Staff make the subject interesting
65%
Staff are good at explaining things
73%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
88%
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

65%
Library resources
81%
IT resources
72%
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?

99%
UK students
1%
International students
10%
Male students
90%
Female students
95%
2:1 or above
11%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
B

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.

£22,000
med
Average annual salary
99%
low
Employed or in further education
89%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

98%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
1%
Managers and proprietors in hospitality and leisure services
1%
Managers and proprietors in health and care services
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.

£25k

£25k

£26k

£26k

£28k

£28k

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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