The BSc (Hons) Children’s and Young People’s Nursing Practice degree has been established to give you an academic qualification and the vocational education to become a Registered Nurse (Children). You will learn from a highly skilled team and will develop confidence and competence in the care of children and young people who require assistance to meet their health needs.
You’ll appreciate the theoretical aspects that are essential to this profession in nursing and also develop the personal skills to communicate with children, young people and their families.
We work closely with local health and social care providers to organise placements which allow you to put theory into practice. Clinical placements will make up 50% of your time on this course.
- In collaboration with local Trusts, this exciting and innovative undergraduate pre-registration nursing course supports the growth of nursing in the region
- The course is delivered collaboratively with the other fields of nursing to encourage shared learning, accompanied by a clear emphasis on meeting the nursing needs of children, young people and their families
- Undertake a range of clinical placements in local healthcare Trusts, which includes the high quality regional services of The Great North Children’s Hospital in Newcastle
- Opportunities to collaborate in an interprofessional learning capacity with other healthcare courses including pharmacy, paramedic science, medicine, biomedical science, physiotherapy and occupational therapy
- A distinctive partnership with 251 medical squadron provides you with innovative experiences to develop your team building and leadership skills
- Our School of Nursing and Health Sciences has superb facilities; our Living Lab supports interactive simulation and the development of tomorrow’s nurses
- A Children’s Nurse in the NHS will usually start at Band 5, with a current starting salary of £24,907
- Experienced senior nurses who have achieved additional qualifications can earn significantly more, depending on their role. In the NHS a Senior Nurse can earn between £42,414 to £50,819 per year (Band 8)
- We have a unique relationship with our Patient, Carer and Public Involvement Group who take part in a variety of activities to support learning
- The Nursing Society is vibrant and supports your learning experience in theory and practice, with the inclusion of social events
- The course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)