Glasgow Caledonian University Child Nursing

By | 7th June 2017

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Glasgow Caledonian University Child Nursing

BSc Nursing Studies (Child)

Children’s Nurses deliver specialist are to children and families from birth to young adulthood. Become a Registered Nurse and practice in settings from intensive care units and family homes, to delivering care in global emergency situations.

As a student nurse you will undertake practice placement in a variety of settings including the new Glasgow Children’s Hospital, community nursing and school nursing.

These experiences will be supported by theoretical nursing knowledge and practical experiences developed in GCU’s state-of-the-art inter-professional clinical simulation centre. A fully equipped simulated home and hospital environment, situated on campus, is used to provide opportunities for the development and practice of clinically focused skills in a safe, supported and highly effective learning environment.

You will also have the opportunity to undertake international placements. In recent years our students have embarked on placements in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sweden and Bangladesh.

Upon graduation you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Course Details

UCAS Code
B730
Classification
BSc
Duration
3 Years
Start Date
11 September 2017
Mode
Full Time
Subject Area
Nursing and Midwifery
Location
GCU Glasgow

Fees

Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. A guide to fees at GCU.

Additional Costs

Minimum Entry Requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.
BSc Year 1
SQA Higher: BBC including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C

A level: BC plus GCSE English language and Maths at C/4

ILC Higher: H3 H3 H3 including English plus Ordinary Level Maths at B1

IB Diploma: 24 points

College: SWAP West Access to Nursing from partner colleges. HNCs in a variety of subjects will be considered. Applicants must have literacy and numeracy at National 5 level.

BTEC Extended Diploma MMP plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4

BSc Year 2
HNC Care and Administrative Practice with B in the Graded Units, successful completion of 600 clinical hours but advised to achieve as close to 620 clinical hours as possible (in designated clinical area).

Candidates need to obtain a minimum of 90% attendance at College and a minimum of 90% attendance at Practice Placement. Applications subject to interview and places and must be supported by the college partner.

Additional information
Applicants are expected to have evidence of assessed study within the last 5 years.

Selected applicants will be invited to attend one of our Applicant Days as part of the admissions process.

For 2017 entry, the confirmed dates are as follows:

  • BSc and Hons Adult – Saturday 28 January, Saturday 4 February
  • Bsc and Hons Child– Saturday 11 February
  • BSc and Hons Mental Health – Saturday 18 February
  • BSc and Hons Learning Disability – Saturday 18 February
  • Dual Hons LD and Child – Saturday 11 February and Saturday 18 February

Programme content and structure

Download the Programme Specification for a detailed breakdown of its structure, what you will learn and other useful information.

Download course content here. (PDF document)