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Nursing (Children) BSc (Hons)


What will I learn?

As a children's nurse, you can make a huge difference to the health and wellbeing of children and young people. Offered in partnership with local NHS Foundation Trusts, the University of Bolton's NMC-approved BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children) degree aims to give you the experience and skills to join this demanding yet rewarding career.The University of Bolton's NMC-approved BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children) degree, offered in partnership with local NHS Foundation Trusts, is designed to prepare you for a successful career caring for children and young people. Also known as a paediatric nurse, a children's nurse is a key member of a multidisciplinary team of professional and medical staff that includes doctors, health visitors, health care support workers, hospital play staff, social workers and psychologists. There is a shortage of qualified nurses in the UK, so career opportunities are excellent. You'll spend 50% of your time in practice learning experience at our partner trusts. The rest of your studies will be based at the University, increasing your theoretical understanding and practical knowledge in a way that complements and enhances your learning in the workplace. We'll support you as you learn to care for children with acute and long-term illnesses, in hospital and at home, and gain expertise in health promotion and disease prevention.Together with our partner trusts, we'll work to prepare you to become a confident, professional nurse able to deliver and lead the care of children within the ever-changing health and social care environment. On successful completion of the nursing qualification, you'll possess the knowledge and skills you need to perform as an independent, highly competent, compassionate nurse who can be trusted to maintain professional standards and assure the protection of the public.If you're an ambitious nursing associate or assistant practitioner, you may be able to join this course at Level 2 (HE5) and top-up your existing foundation degree to achieve the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children) in two years or less. This is a popular route for healthcare practitioners that recognises and values prior learning and experience. The top-up option is a well-recognised pathway to career advancement.

Which department am I in?

Nursing and Midwifery

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2023


University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

Deane Road,


BL3 5AB, England

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