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The MSc in Children's Nursing at the London South Bank University enables you to develop a reflective, enquiring, critical and innovative approach to your professional practice. You'll further develop the knowledge and understanding with which to enhance your professional practice and advance in an analytical approach to care which is  based on best available evidence.

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Overview

This MSc in Children's Nursing at the London South Bank University is aimed at Children's Nurses who expect their career to remain primarily in child health care professional practice, are working in primary, secondary or tertiary clinical settings and who wish to continue their academic development to postgraduate level

You'll also learn to understand the current structure of Children's Services Provision and the role of the nurse within that structure. You'll demonstrate your commitment to excellence in providing care for children and their families, as well as analyse future research  needs within your area of practice. Your studies should contribute towards improving care provided for children, young people and the family.

In addition, you'll enhance your life-long learning skills and personal development, enabling you to work with self-direction and originality as well as contribute to professional practice and to society.

Distinctive features of this programme include:

  • Meeting the education and training needs of employers and individuals through flexible part-time study;
  • The taught programme is complemented by e-learning support and interactive online activities and is supported by expert children's nurses;
  • Emphasis is on integrating theoretical approaches with the practice of Children's Nursing;
  • Assessment uses innovative practice based approaches such as mock clinical scenarios and reflective logs.

Employability

Employment prospects are excellent, with graduates gaining contemporary knowledge and skills which ensures their contribution toadvancing professional practice in children's nursing.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Improving quality, change management and leadership
  • Applied anatomy and physiology for children and young people
  • Fundamental concepts of caring for children, young people and families
  • Building practice skills for children's nursing
  • Enhancing practice skills in children's nursing
  • Care of the critically ill child and young person
  • Research in health and social care

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 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.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Students will normally hold a Bachelor Honours degree andnormally they will be on Part 1 of the Nursing and Midwifery (NMC) register with a children's nursingqualification (RN Child) with a minimum of three years post registrationexperience.

Tuition Fee

The fees are payable on a yearly basis according to the number of modules being undertaken that year rather than up front for the entire course. 

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Funding

Thanks to our generous supporters and alumni, we have a range of scholarships and bursaries for students joining LSBU’s postgraduate courses.

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.

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