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University of Southampton

Nursing Child Branch BN

UCAS Code: B735

Bachelor of Nursing (with Honours) - BN (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

BBB, preferably including science or social science subject General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics are excluded for entry.

Access to HE Diploma

D:27,M:12

Science based Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 27 Distinctions and 12 Merits

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

Pass, with overall score of 30, with 16 points at 16 at Higher Level International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP): The University of Southampton accepts the IBCP for entry to their degree programmes, recognising the value of combining academic skills with practical skills, providing a solid preparation for university level work. Offers will be made on the individual components of the IBCP. Applicants not taking the full IBCP but presenting with a combination of a Level 3 vocational qualification and IB Certificates may still be considered. Applicants are advised to contact the Faculty of Health Sciences Admissions Office at healthsciences@soton.ac.uk for more information.

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

H2,H2,H3,H3,H3,H3

Science or Social Science must be included. Applicants are also required to hold Ordinary Maths and English at O4 or higher.

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

D*DD

BTEC Extended Diploma Health & Social Care (D*DD). BTEC Diploma and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma will be considered when offered in combination with other relevant qualifications.

We normally consider applicants who offer at least 1 Advanced Higher. Applicants presenting with only Highers will be considered on a case by case basis. Where Highers are taken over two years it might be expected that higher grades are achieved, particularly in any specific subjects required. (For example - S5 – S6 (2 years) - AABBB (A in specific subject) or S6 (1 year) - ABBBB (A in specific subject) Please see the University of Southampton’s Curriculum for Excellence Scotland Statement for further information. Applicants are advised to contact the Faculty of Health Sciences Admissions Office at healthsciences@soton.ac.uk for more information.

UCAS Tariff

120

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

23%
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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Children's nursing

Deliver intensive care to premature babies, use your emotional intelligence to anticipate the needs of young service users in complex situations and work alongside families to comprehend the impact of injury or illness on overall child development. Ranked 10th in the world and 3rd amongst UK universities for nursing (QS World Rankings by Subject 2017), our research-informed teaching will help you become a high-calibre healthcare professional within the child nursing field.On this three year full time degree you will profit from 2300 hours in clinical practice, within hospital and community settings, working alongside a multi-disciplinary team, reinforcing our values-based curriculum. The combination of both will provide you with the mental acuity to tackle healthcare policy and become an advocate for young patients who may not be able to communicate their needs alone.Upon finishing your degree you will be eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (the body that regulates the UK profession).

Modules

Typical course content: Foundations in Nursing, Foundations in Health Sciences, Interprofessional learning, Applied Health Sciences, Principles of Nursing, Acute care, Complex care, Research and management, Transition to professional practice and leadership

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£20,320
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Main Site - Highfield Campus

Department:

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.

Nursing (non-specific)

Teaching and learning

63%
Staff make the subject interesting
65%
Staff are good at explaining things
72%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
73%
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

77%
Library resources
87%
IT resources
76%
Course specific equipment and facilities
20%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

91%
UK students
9%
International students
12%
Male students
88%
Female students
76%
2:1 or above
7%
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.

£21,695
med
Average annual salary
100%
med
Employed or in further education
60%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

98%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
1%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
0%
Teaching and educational 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.

£27k

£27k

£27k

£27k

£29k

£29k

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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Graduate field commentary:

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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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