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Nursing - Registered Nurse (Learning Disability)

Kingston University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
14600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Nursing - Registered Nurse (Learning Disability) course at Kingston University is for is for students that want to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities. It has a strong practical focus and will give you the knowledge and skills you need to become a registered learning disability nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.

Language

English

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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