24 months
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16950 GBP/year
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About

This new MSc Learning Disabilities Nursing (pre-registration) course at Coventry University offers graduates from a range of backgrounds the opportunity to enter the nursing profession in two years.

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Overview

You will explore the value of people with learning disabilities as equal citizens and people who have a real contribution to make to your development as a caring professional nurse in this field of practice.

You will have the opportunity to study and develop specialist skills in communication, comprehensive health assessment, equality and issues related to professional practice. This includes the study of complex health needs, profound and multiple needs, care packages and therapeutic approaches to service users with learning disabilities.

The Learning Disabilities Nursing (pre-registration) course at Coventry University   is designed to equip you with the hands-on clinical and care skills to prepare you to practise autonomously and compassionately, providing person-centred care and building therapeutic relationships to support people with a learning disability across all ages, regardless of personal characteristics or aspects of their lifestyle and circumstances, together with their families, carers, and friends.

The Pre-Registration Master’s in Learning Disability (LD) Nursing is a two-year postgraduate course which leads to eligibility to register as a Learning Disability Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Career

The course is a strong indication to current and potential employers that you have both the ability and the academic characteristics required for working in a variety of Learning Disability settings. The programme is developed to position you for an accelerated career pathway to become a future nursing leader, clinical expert, educator or researcher within the profession.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Research & Evidence-Informed Nursing Practice

  • Health Assessment

  • Clinical Decision-making

  • Therapeutic Interventions

  •  Understanding Nursing Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you’re an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course then you’ll need to apply to us directly.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Applicants for Pre-registration MSc in Learning Disability Nursing should ideally hold a good honours degree of 2:2 or above in a health-related subject
  •  However, applications with other degrees and relevant care experience will also be considered on an individual basis
  •  As the MSc in Adult Nursing is a two-year course, there is a requirement to demonstrate completion of 460 practice hours in relevant health/care settings through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process to meet the NMC standard of nursing education of 2300 practice hours. The RPL process will credit students for 460 hours to meet the stated NMC criteria. Applicants will be supported in the RPL process.
  •  Applicants whose first language is not English must be able to communicate in English to the standard equivalent to Level 7 of IELTS with no element below 6.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16950 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 Coventry

656 - 1057 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.

Our partners

Learning Disabilities Nursing (pre-registration)
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Coventry University

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