24 months
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20000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Learning Disability Nursing at Keele University will enable you to become a confident and competent learning disability nurse. You will gain practical placement experience to equip you with all of the skills required to support individuals with a learning disability to lead a healthy and valued life.

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Overview

Learning Disability Nursing at Keele University   builds your academic skill sets, professional responsibility and technical complexity related to patient care throughout the two years. Successful completion of this innovative programme will ensure you will meet the registration requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

If you're a highly motivated graduate with care experience who wishes to become a registered learning disability nurse and gain an MSc in an accelerated two year timeframe, the MSc Nursing graduate entry programme is perfect for you. 

Career:

Upon successful completion of this course you will be a qualified, capable postgraduate nurse ready to work in your chosen specialism. You will have developed competency in assessing, delivering and managing nursing care and be able to confidently support your nursing practice decisions with a robust evidence base. You will have the research and leadership skills to work as a leader and change agent.

You will graduate with an MSc and key sets of clinical, interpersonal and research skills, ready to register as an adult nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. You will have the opportunity to find employment in a range of settings in the UK or internationally. Nursing work can be diverse and in planning your future career you may wish to follow one of the following career pathways: Practitioner, Educator, Researcher or Manager.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nursing Care in Context & Health Promotion
  • Masters Clinical Nursing Practice 
  • Research Methods
  • Applied Pharmacology and Safety
  • Leadership in Nursing Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no fixed closing dates for the majority of our courses, however some courses may become full and close early. 

Language

English
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).
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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.
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first honours degree (normally 2:2 or above) in any subject
  • English Language and Maths GCSE at grade A* - C (discuss with admissions team if you have equivalent qualifications)
  • At this time we are not able to consider applications from international students who would need a visa to study in the UK.  
  • Any overseas qualifications should be equivalent to UK qualifications which meet our entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Keele

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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