Adult Nursing (with professional registration) Postgraduate Diploma - Enfermería
Full-time - 2 years
This course is accredited by the following professional bodies:
•Nursing and Midwifery Council
This course is not in clearing, places are filled for September 2013. You are able to apply for this course to start September 2014.
This innovative and intensive two-year course will equip you with a high level of knowledge and expertise in the care of adults. It will enable you to develop skills and competencies in numerous areas, providing the opportunity to practice in a variety of settings, including general medical and surgical wards, services for the care of elderly people, community placements and specialties, such as working in an A and E department or intensive care unit.
Throughout the course you will use problem solving skills, alongside assessment skills and you will have the opportunity to work with qualified practitioners to gain experience of the differing clinical environment and appreciate the expertise of these specialist nurses. These exciting learning experiences will prepare you to become a highly skilled, safe and competent adult nurse and prepa
To apply for a Taught Masters postgraduate course at LSBU you need one of the following:
- IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580 (Paper) or 237 (Computer) or 90 (Internet)
- Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto, average 6.0-6.9 (old grading system), or 1.5 in new grading system
For Postgraduate Diploma and Masters courses the normal entry qualification is an Honours degree or equivalent. For some Postgraduate Diplomas alternative qualifications are accepted along with relevant work experience. The University considers each application on its merits and is prepared to admit candidates who can demonstrate they have reached the normal entry requirements on the basis of prior experiential learning.
You will be taught separately from the traditional three-year undergraduate students and will study the following:
•Applied biological and pharmacological sciences for nursing
•Adult nursing and professional practice
•Public health and well-being
•Caring for adults with long-term conditions
•Adult acute and complex care
•Politics and leadership
LSBU is committed to supporting you develop your employability and succeed in getting a job after you have graduated. Your qualification will certainly help, but in a competitive market you also need to work on your employability, and on your career search. Our Employability Service will support you in developing your skills, finding a job, interview techniques, work experience or an internship, and will help you assess what you need to do to get the job you want at the end of your course.