Children's Nursing Undergraduate degree

Children's Nursing

Learn to provide outstanding care for children and young people and develop the skills and knowledge for a rewarding career in children’s nursing.

Start Date:

September 2022

Entry Tariff:

Call 0300 303 8320 to find out if you are eligible for this programme in Clearing or visit our Clearing page

Degree Type:

BSc (single honours)

Duration:

3 years (full-time)

UCAS Code:

B730

Location:

Croydon University Centre

Entry tariff:

Call 0300 303 8320 to find out if you are eligible for this programme in Clearing or visit our Clearing page

Specific entry requirements:

A levels/BTEC (or equivalent qualification): at least one science or health-related subject.

GCSE (or equivalent) grades 4/C in Maths and English (at least one science subject desirable).

Applicants will also undertake an interview. Successful applicants will need to complete an Occupational Health (OH) Check and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Check.

Non-native English speakers who do not have GCSE English or equivalent at grade 4/C or above require an IELTS score of at least 6.5 in writing and at least 7.0 in reading, listening and speaking, with a minimum overall score of 7.0. Please refer to the NMC website for more details.

General entry requirements:

UK students

Course and Module Details

Overview

Are you passionate about providing care for children from birth to adolescence?

On our BSc Children’s Nursing, you’ll develop the expert knowledge and advanced practical skills to provide excellent care for children, young people and their families. Our unique programme highlights the vital importance of community and primary care in nursing, as well as the importance of placing equal value on both the physical and mental health of children.

You will study subjects across nursing, as well as specific modules on children’s nursing. You’ll learn the importance of person-centred care, the principles of caring for children and young people, and understand how to provide complex and critical care for children. With a focus on community and primary care, you will learn how to deliver care in a wide variety of settings, including GPs' practices, schools and outreach work.

This course is taught in our specialist facilities at Croydon University Centre, based in East Croydon. Here, you’ll be taught in our brand new Clinical Simulation Centre (CSC) – a state-of-the-art teaching space with GP practice rooms, simulated home and community environments and a fully functioning hospital ward.

You’ll gain practical skills and experience through a range of clinical placements. These placements will prepare you for registered practise, and allow you to develop relationships with employers.

You’ll also spend a significant amount of time learning in our CSC where you’ll safely practise clinical skills with other students, service users, role players and hi-tech patient simulators under the guidance of experienced clinical and academic staff.

You’ll also develop your theoretical knowledge through lectures, seminars, group work, guided independent study, online learning, reflective practice and a variety of assignments. You will be taught by expert staff and learn alongside nursing students and students from other health and care professions.

Placement partnerships

We have agreements with a range of partners to provide placements for our Children's Nursing students. These include:  

Modules

Year 1
Compulsory modules

Developing Professional Relationships in Nursing

Applied Human Biology for Nursing

Introduction to Public Health and Health Promotion

Assessing Needs and Planning Person-centred Care

Nursing Practice Part 1

 

Year 2
Compulsory modules

Principles of Care for Children and Young People

Pharmacology and Medicines Management

Complex and Critical Care for Children and Young People

Evidence-based Practice in Nursing

Nursing Practice Part 2

 

Year 3
Compulsory modules

Development of Self and Others for Nursing Practice

Leading and Coordinating Integrated Care

Enhancing the Safety and Quality of Care

Nursing Practice Part 3


These modules are those we currently offer and may be subject to change each year.

Studying at Croydon University Centre

By studying at Croydon University Centre, you’ll be taught by University of Roehampton Nursing academics, in brand new teaching facilities within Croydon College, by East Croydon station.

  • Classes are taught in a brand-new Clinical Simulation Centre at Croydon University Centre. This industry-leading teaching space features GP practice nursing rooms, simulated home and community environments, a fully functioning hospital ward and bespoke teaching rooms. This will allow you to practise your nursing skills and build your confidence in a safe, learning environment.
  • You’ll spend half your time on placements. We’ve got partnerships with a number of placement providers across South London, including Croydon Health Services. Take a look at the Placement Partnerships tab to find out more.
  • Within Croydon University Centre, you’ll benefit from the great facilities including a state-of-the-art Learning Resource Centre and library, as well as have access to Croydon’s student support teams, should you need.
  • Study locally in East Croydon, but also have the option of coming to our main campus, and benefit from our specialist facilities, including our £35million library, support teams and social activities.

Tuition fees and funding

September 2022 entry tuition fees

Year 1 fees, see links in table below for more information.

UK EU and International
£9,250 TBC

Career Options

Children’s Nursing at Roehampton will give you a strong foundation for your future nursing career. You will be able to work in a wide variety of roles in community nursing teams, GP surgeries, hospitals and more. Our aspiration is to educate nurses who will be highly sought after by employers, and for Roehampton nurses to become future leaders of the profession.

How to apply

How to join us in September 2022

We are still accepting applications for our courses for September 2022 and have vacancies. Contact us if you have any questions, or apply using the links above. (Please note that if you are not currently within the UK and require a Visa for study we are no longer issuing CAS's for September 2022)  

If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Detailed advice on applying for an undergraduate degree is available in the FAQs section below.

 

FAQs

Still have questions about starting a nursing career with Roehampton? Check out our list of FAQs which cover several areas including funding, accommodation and uniforms, and links to further reading.

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Doing all we can to support our students' lives at Roehampton 

At Roehampton, we can offer all new students the opportunity to live in accommodation on our beautiful parkland campus, including affordable and high-end options. 

We offer scholarships, provide hardship funding and help you find advice on managing your finances while you study.

We provide plenty of opportunities for you to get involved, through volunteering, playing sport or music, or joining one of our many active student societies.