London South Bank University

Course Introduction

A maximum of 60 credits at level 6 can be credited by APL, therefore you will need to undertake a programme that includes a minimum of 60 credits at level 6. Some applicants can gain accreditation resulting in a programme of less than nine months. The average length of the programme is just over twelve months. Accredited modules will be identified and modules that need to be undertaken will be mapped to the module availability and a draft plan drawn up for each applicant, prior to interview.

Course Modules

Year 1: introduction to life sciences; practice skills for nursing; professional values, ethics and law; social sciences in nursing; theories of nursing and children's nursing practice; communication with children and young people. Year 2: mental well'being and physical health; public health and health policy; research methods and use of evidence; child development and childhood transitions; life sciences and medicines management; common childhood illnesses. Year 3: politics of health; leadership, management and supervision; pharmacology and medicines management; care of the acutely ill child; best practice in children's nursing; complex and high dependency care of children.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • CRB check required
  • Registered Midwife
  • Work experience
  • Interview