University of Huddersfield
Nursing (Pre-Registration) Child (Blended Learning) MSc (PG)
University of Huddersfield

Key Course Facts

Course Description

PLEASE NOTE - To apply for the January 2023 intake of this course, please select ‘deferred entry start date’ in Apply 2022

This course provides the opportunity for those who have studied an undergraduate degree to undertake a two-year full-time Master's. Develop the skills required to become a confident, competent, caring and compassionate child nurse with this innovative blended learning nursing Master’s. It provides the opportunity for you to study in a flexible way, that fits around work and life. This course could be a great place for you to take the first steps towards making a huge difference to people’s everyday lives.

  • This course is regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and has strong partnerships with NHS Trusts, private and voluntary organisations.

  • You will be taught by Lecturers who are committed and passionate, as well as supervisors and assessors who are research active and have extensive and varied experience in child nursing.

  • You will develop and practise your clinical skills in a safe environment in our fully-equipped simulated children’s ward using our patient simulators.

  • Clinical placements provide opportunities for you to put what you have learnt into practice in a variety of acute settings including children's wards, accident and emergency departments and neonatal intensive care.

  • Student support will be given from personal tutors and year leaders, as well as academic learning support and experienced practice supervisors and assessors.

This course uses mainly digital technologies and includes practical hands-on experience. Although the theoretical component is predominantly delivered online, you will attend the campus in Huddersfield (or similar venue close to your home) for a maximum total of four one-week blocks for simulation and skills training. You will do this in each year of the course, providing the opportunity for you to practise skills in a safe and controlled environment. You will also undertake practice placements across the NHS and healthcare organisations in a setting close to home.

The course will assist you to develop both practical and theoretical skills, in order to achieve your full potential as a child nurse and meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards. These include professional values, communication and interpersonal skills, nursing practice and decision making, and leadership, management and team working. The course also teaches you how to respond to the needs of all patients and service users from all fields of nursing including adult, learning disability and mental health.

If you are passionate about children and young people, and have the patience, good humour and people skills to care for children, young people and their families, then this course maybe ideal for you.

Professional links and accreditations: This course is regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC -http://www.nmc.org.uk/).

Whilst studying this course you are currently not required to register as a member with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), however you must follow their codes of conduct.

NHS Funding: Students studying this course may be eligible to receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5,000 each year. Further information is available on the NHS Learning Support Fund Website (https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/nhs-learning-support-fund).

The assessment methods on the course are varied and involve a combination of coursework, practice/proficiency-based learning, reports, presentations, and examinations. The nature of assessment varies between modules mirroring the modes of communication expected of graduates in this field, such as the ability to present to a range of audiences and provide reports to enhance the quality of care.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees

Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/
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Costs

Tuition Fees Nursing (Pre-Registration) Child (Blended Learning) MSc (PG)

Channel Islands £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
EU £18000 year 1
International £18000 year 1

Additional fee information

If you are an EU or International student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - http://www.hud.ac.uk/international/tuition-fees/

Please email the Student Finance Office [email protected] or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Students studying this course may be eligible to receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5,000 each year. Further information is available on the NHS Learning Support Fund Website https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/nhs-learning-support-fund.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

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About University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield is a research university which is maintained through public funding, based in Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England. The university’s main campus, known as Queensgate, is located within just five minute’s walking distance of Huddersfield city centre. In addition, there are two other campuses used for distinct functions, the Oldham campus and the Barnsley campus.

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Where is this programme taught

Main Site - Queensgate
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