BSc (Hons) in Nursing Studies (Learning Disability) Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
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.
BBBB including English and a science and Nat 5 Maths at C
BCC preferably including a science subject, and GCSE English language and Maths at C/4
H2 H2 H3 H3 including English and preferably a science subject, plus Ordinary Level Maths at B1
24 points including a science
SWAP West Access to Honours Nursing at partner colleges. Science-based HNCs will be considered. Applicants must have numeracy and literacy equivalent to National 5 level.
BTEC Extended Diploma
Applied Science, Biological/Biomedical Science or Health Care related at DMM. GCSE Maths and English at C/4 is also required.
Applicants whose first language is not English will normally be required to hold IELTS with 7.0 in each element or equivalent.
Other academic and vocational qualifications
Each application to GCU is considered on an individual basis. If you do not have the typical academic entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognized professional bodies, you may be eligible to enter this course via the University's Recognition of Prior Learning scheme.
If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.
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.
What you will study
Values and Rights-based Nursing practice, Health Improvement, Contemporary Health Care Delivery, Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice.
Working in interprofessional teams. Promoting personal outcomes for people with learning disabilities, Optimising Health Assets for People with Learning Disabilities.
Applying evidence-based practice. Promoting health equality for people with learning disabilities, Risk Enablement in Learning Disability Nursing.
Honours level dissertation, Leadership in Interprofessional teams, Advancing the Application of Values-Based Nursing Practice in Health and Social Care.
Scholarships and Funding
We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.
If you have any questions or inquiries regarding scholarships available for 2018/19, please feel free to contact the student inquiries team.
On successful completion of the programme, graduates are eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
There is a wide range of employment opportunities in both NHS and third sector services, e.g. assessment and treatment units, community learning disability teams, hospital liaison services, forensic services, child and adolescent mental health service, and other specialist services.
Program Tuition Fee
English Language Requirements
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