You will develop your professional knowledge and understanding in the child health field of nursing and learn how to apply your knowledge to practical situations, through practice placements and simulation. You’ll gain the skills needed to demonstrate your eligibility for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. These include: professional values; communication and interpersonal skills; nursing practice and decision making; leadership, management and team working abilities.
This course will help you to become competent, knowledgeable, and skilled in caring for children and young people. The learning, teaching and assessment experiences will allow you to become a reflective graduate with the necessary knowledge and skills to contribute positively to nursing practice.
Work placements make up 50% of the course content. These placements will be in hospital settings and a variety of community environments.
2020 entry requirements
3 Highers at BBC preferably English or another English based subject and one from Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology, Physical Education or Physics plus English, Maths and Biology at National 5 (if not held at Higher).
Widening access entry:
3 Highers at BCC preferably English or another English based subject and one from Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology, Physical Education or Physics plus English, Maths and Biology at National 5 (if not held at Higher).
You will be interviewed and should meet NMC requirements of good health and good character.
Nursing and Midwifery