Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– We are proud to be ranked number one in London for Nursing and Midwifery (Guardian University League Tables, 2020)

– The course is taught in partnership with St George’s, University of London. You’ll get combined expertise, facilities and interprofessional learning.

– 100 per cent of students from this course are in highly-skilled employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17).

– You’ll get both an academic award and a professional qualification in nursing and be recommended to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for professional registration.

– Kingston and St George’s won three Nursing Times Awards in 2019.

**About this course**

This course will give you the knowledge and skills to become a registered learning disability nurse.

You’ll study the factors affecting the health and wellbeing of individuals in our society, health inequalities and the promotion of improved health outcomes for people with a learning disability. You’ll explore the management of complex conditions across the lifespan from children to the older person and those with dementia, or other mental or physical health needs.

Placement providers include South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust, Surrey and Borders Partnership Trust, Your Healthcare, The Children’s Trust, The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability and the London Boroughs of Sutton and Merton.

**Our 2020 curriculum is currently being revised in line with the new NMC standards.**

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. These modules will be subject to change in accordance with the new pre-registration midwifery education standards from the Nursing and Midwifery Council for 2020. 

Examples of modules:

Year 1

- Science for Nursing

- Nursing in Context

- Foundations of Learning Disability Nursing

- Nursing Practice Part 1

Year 2

- Person-centred Care

- Learning Disability: Identifying and Meeting Health Needs

- Learning Disability: Promoting Improved Health Outcomes

- Nursing Practice Part 2

Year 3

- Transition to Professional Practice in Learning Disability Nursing

- Complexities of Learning Disability Nursing

- Developing Evidence-based Practice

- Nursing Practice Part 3

Start Date:


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