What will I learn?

Our BSc (Hons) Learning Disability Nursing equips you with nursing skills to work within health and social care environments with people with learning disabilities. Studying this course will also enable you to work with a wide range of other professions that care for people with learning disabilities and their families. The practical placements that you will take throughout this course will be in a variety of health, education and social care settings with people of all ages that have a range of learning disabilities.BSc Learning Disability Nursing has been approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). This means you can be confident that this programme meets the standards of education, training, conduct and performance required for nurses in the UK.After successful completion of this programme, you’ll be awarded an Honours degree and can register as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). This will allow you to practice in accordance with the NHS Constitution which is underpinned by the core NHS values.On completion of this course you could pursue a wide range of professional careers in health and social care in NHS, private or education sector, including Registered Nurse; Clinical Nurse Specialist; Community Nurse; Strategic Healthcare Facilitator; School Nurse; Prison Nurse; Nurse Consultant; Nurse Educator; Nurse Researcher and manager.Ranked **8th in the country for Nursing and Midwifery in the Best UK University Guardian League table (2022)** and consistently achieving a high students’ employment rate, you can be confident that you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge when you graduate**By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:**You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more. Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits).Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically.We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK** Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. **The Northampton Employment Promise**In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that if you achieve at least a 2:2 degree and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study.✱ terms and conditions apply. See northampton.ac.uk/benefits for more information✱✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2021.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health, Education and Society

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 18,975) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Waterside Campus,

University Drive,

Northampton,

Northamptonshire,

NN1 5PH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A typical offer is BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. Standard entry requirements apply.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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