London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This course allows you to build the skills and knowledge to assess and

manage the nursing care needs of children, including those with acute and long-term conditions. You’ll gain clinical experience in a range of settings, including primary care and specialist and intensive care areas in hospital wards. These will be in central and outer London hospitals, including Great Ormond Street and University College Hospitals.

Course Modules

Year 1: Introduction to life sciences; Practice skills for nursing; Professional values, ethics and law; Social sciences and 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.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees