Nursing (Pre-Registration Learning Disabilities)Ormskirk Campus
Location: Ormskirk Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/01/04
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(Nursing and midwifery)
Edge Hill University evaluation:
14.0 : 1
Nursing and midwifery evaluation:
Nursing is one of the most rewarding careers to enter, and more importantly it is a privilege. Children’s Nurses assess, plan and develop individual packages of care designed to provide the appropriate levels of physical, emotional and psychological care to meet the needs of children, young people and their families, while meeting the challenges of a changing healthcare environment.
This Masters degree provides the exciting opportunity for graduates to enter the nursing profession. You will gain a comprehensive education in nursing and develop into a confident, autonomous, compassionate and research-aware practitioner, specialising in children’s nursing. The programme includes an innovative exploration of leadership and management in healthcare and will enable you to critically evaluate evidence to inform decision making and apply analytical and creative problem solving approaches to complex situations. You will be fully equipped with the skills, knowledge and practical experience required to deliver excellent care as a modern-day nursing professional.
To join this programme, you should have an honours degree at 2:2 or above in a health-related subject (other subjects may be considered on an individual basis).
You will also need GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics. Eligible candidates must provide evidence of study within the five years prior to application and be able to demonstrate relevant voluntary/work experience. An interview will form part of the selection process. For overseas applicants, IELTS 7.0 or equivalent is required.
Pre-registration nursing programmes are typically at least three years in duration so, in order to join this two-year MSc, you will need to demonstrate prior learning. In order to meet the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) requirements of this programme, you will be expected to provide a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate how you have met a minimum of 500 hours of appropriate voluntary or occupational experience. Further details about RPL will be sent to you upon submission of your initial application.
IELTS: 6.5 (no lower than 6.0 in each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Edge Hill University.
About this university
Students travel from around the world to study at the university and this means there is plenty of help and advice on hand for them. This starts with country-specific information about application and acceptance as well as information about immigration and visas. There is also support for students once they are in Lancashire with the International Department on hand for matters such as living and working in the UK while studying and travelling around the country. There are also British Culture programs on offer as well as English language for those wanting to enhance their English skills. The Student Union is the representative of students within the university and responsible for organising the clubs and societies for outside the classroom activities. It also operates a nightclub and bar as well as the annual Sports Awards, Fresherâ€™s Ball and other annual events. There are also advice and support services for daily life available for students. There are some 70 different sports and societies on offer including sports such as football, rugby, swimming and golf as well as student run media opportunities, volunteer and charity work and much more. There is also the facility for students to get together with others and start their own club or society if they find a shared interest that doesnâ€™t already have one. The university has its own not-for-profit record label operated by a former senior lecturer and bassist Carl Hunter. Called The Label Recordings, it offers placement for students as well as opportunities for bands and musicians to get their music to a wider audience.