The Nursing - Registered Nurse (Learning Disability) course at Kingston University is taught in partnership with St George's, University of London, so you'll get combined expertise, facilities and interpersonal learning. You'll gain hands-on experience in our award-winning simulation suite and develop your skills and confidence in caring for people by working with the famous Baked Bean Theatre Company.
You will have access to a wide range of placements, including some internationally if you wish. You'll also have the opportunity to be a part of the wider Learning Disability Nursing UK and Eire network and can attend the Positive Choices Conference.
This course is designed for a small cohort of students, where you'll benefit from individual learning and support. You will be taught by our dynamic teaching team which includes leading researchers and experts in learning disability nursing from practice and the Department of Health. Our students are highly sought after and receive multiple job offers before their course is complete.
Where this course will take you
Graduates have gained employment in areas such as:
- specialist nursing (e.g. epilepsy)
- as nurse therapists
- senior managers and leaders of the profession
- community, clinical liaison and consultant nurses.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Introduction to Nursing for Graduates
- Learning Disability: Identifying and Meeting Health Needs
- Learning Disability: Promoting Improved Health Outcomes
- Nursing Practice
- Complexities of Learning Disability Nursing
- Transition to Professional Practice in Learning Disability Nursing
- Developing and Analysing Evidence-Based Practice
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.
DisciplinesNursing View 227 other Masters in Nursing in United Kingdom
- A health or science-related degree is preferred at 2.2 or above. Health and science-related degrees could include health studies, psychology, physiology, biology, social sciences, or related studies to the above.
- A minimum of 500 hours of health or social care related experience undertaken in the 12 months prior to your application.
- You must have at least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or grade C or above for GCSEs taken before 2017), including English language and, maths (and a science subject is preferred), or equivalent qualifications, together with evidence of academic study, ideally within the last five years.
International14600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14600 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.
Due for update
Updated over a year ago
Check the official programme website for potential updates.