Children and Young People´s Nursing (with professional registration) Postgraduate Diploma - Enfermería Pediátrica
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 the knowledge and skills to assess and manage the nursing care needs of children and families, including those with acute and long-term conditions. The course will also develop your abilities to consider the wider aspects influencing children´s health needs, preparing you for future leadership in a changing and challenging health care system.
You will gain clinical practice experience in a variety of settings, including in the community and specialist and intensive care areas in acute hospitals. During your practice you will be supervised and work closely with experienced, qualified nurse mentors. These exciting learning experiences will prepare you to become a highly skilled, safe and competent children´s nurse and prepare you for registration with the Nursing and Midwife
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 three-year undergraduate students and will study the following:
•Applied biological and pharmacological sciences for nursing
•Children´s nursing and professional practice
•Public health and well-being
•Child development and common childhood conditions
•Acute and complex care of children
•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.