Why study BSc (Hons) Children's & Young People's Nursing at BU?
- Caring for children and young people is a challenging but rewarding career. You’ll work closely with children, young people - from newborns to adolescents - and their families
- Focused on the healthcare needs of children and young people, this course will teach you the theory, diagnostic and practical skills needed to care for children and young people.
- 50% of the course is spent in practice placements to gain nursing experience in diverse locations including schools, children’s hospital wards and community settings like children’s hospices
- Become immersed in the science and art of child-centred nursing in our purpose built skills facilities including simulated hospital wards and community home settings.
- Learn from experienced and knowledgeable registered nurses and other healthcare practitioners
- 100% of graduates are either working or studying fifteens months after graduating.
Not sure which nursing course is for you? Read our guide to nursing courses at BU.
Funding support: Nursing students may be eligible for a non-repayable government training grant of at least £5,000 a year. Find out more information about the funding.
In order to take advantage of new approaches to learning and teaching, as well as developments in practice to benefit our students we regularly review all of our courses. This course is currently going through this process, and we will update this page to give you full information about what we will be offering once the review process has concluded. These changes will come into effect for all new students from September 2025 entry. Applicants will be notified by our admissions team of any changes.
Accredited by the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC), this course will prepare you to be eligible to register and practice as a registered (children's and young people's) nurse and to graduate with a BSc (Hons) Children's & Young People's Nursing award.
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Next start date:
September 2024, September 2025
Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus
3 years including mandatory full-time placements
Nursing & Midwifery Council
All subjects considered
For September 2024 entry: 112 - 128 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma of DMM. For more information check out our full entry requirements.
International entry requirements:
For September 2024 entry: If English is not your first language you will need 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 6.5 in all other components. For more information check out our international entry requirements.