Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Nursing (Child)

This programme acts as preparation both for registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and for taking on the responsibilities and accountability involved; It aims to provide graduates holding a health-related degree the opportunity to study at level 7; the theory that underpins nursing practice and develops knowledge and skills through evidence-based learning; practice experience is gained in both hospital and community settings.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in a health related subject, plus 5 GCSEs at grade C and above including mathematics, English language and a science subject. Applicants need to have relevant clinical experience to undertake the 2 year programme.

Course modules

Fundamental concepts of nursing care; introduction to anatomy and physiology; care, compassion and communication within nursing practice; development of fields within nursing; developing knowledge and skills within children's nursing; applying knowledge and skills in children's nursing; public health in contemporary nursing practice; applied life and nursing sciences; evidence and research for professional practice; developing skills for safe and effective practice; children and young people healthcare challenges; critical care and high dependency needs in children�s nursing; leading and improving nursing; preparation for working life; research methods and evidence based practice.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MNurs Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Coach Lane Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7XA North East

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Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 243 7900