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Main entry requirements
A-level: BBB including a science subject (biology, human biology, chemistry, physics or applied science) Not general studies or critical thinking. GCSE: 5 A*-C, including maths and English and 2 science subjects
BBB one of which must be a science (biology, chemistry, physics or applied science)
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF): Distinction/Distinction/Distinction in: Health and Social Care (Health Sciences); Health and Social Care (Health Studies) and must include 6 science focused modules, from: Unit 4 Development through the life stages Unit 5 Anatomy and Physiology for health and social care Unit 13 Physiology of Fluid Balance Unit 14 Physiological Disorders Unit 15 Biochemistry for Health Unit 16 Science for Health Unit 21 Nutrition for Health and Social Care Unit 31 Physiology of Co-ordination Unit 33 Physical Science for Health Unit 34 Human Inheritance for Health Social Care Unit 35 Introduction to Microbiology for Health Social Care We would not insist on this if you are also studying another science-focused course in addition to the Health and Social Care course. All BTEC modules must be listed on your UCAS form or else your application will be rejected. For 2018 onwards, candidates will need to have studied the Health Sciences or Health Studies programmes and have 6 science focused modules.
33 points overall, including 3 higher level subjects at minimum of grade 5
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 81 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers13%
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Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
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- 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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This three year programme will enable you to become a safe, reflective practitioner who is able to deliver care as part of a multi-disciplinary team as well as with other agencies. You will learn how to critically evaluate nursing practice, demonstrate a sound knowledge base of children’s nursing, and understand the shift in focus of care from a disease to a health orientation. You will gain the knowledge to critically analyse the role of the children’s nurse and evaluate episodes of care. You will participate in family-centred care, analyse complex issues utilising problem solving approaches, recognise the cultural diversity of children and their families and analyse the impact of health care practice.
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