Swansea University

251–300 th
World University Rankings 2018
Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, United Kingdom

Nursing (Child)

2017/18 Funding Update The Welsh Government announced in December 2016 that UK students who are studying in Wales and commit to working here for 2 years following the completion of their degree will still be entitled to the current funding structure (September 2017 and March 2018 cohorts). Students who currently live in Wales and students not currently living in Wales who do not wish to commit to working in Wales for 2 years following completion of their degree will still be able to study in Wales but will need to secure funding from an alternative sources, this may include funding from the relevant funding body in their home country or self-finance. Information regarding funding for subsequent intakes has not yet been released by the Welsh Government. EMPLOYABILITY: 99% of Nursing graduates are employed in a professional or managerial job 6 months after graduating (Unistats 2016) AVERAGE EARNINGS: Nursing graduates can expect a starting salary of about £21,000 rising to £34,000 for a highly-experienced staff nurse. ACCREDITATION: Graduates will be eligible to apply for Registered Nurse (Adult) status with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Winner of the Student Nursing Times Award 2014 – Pre-registration Nurse Education Provider of the Year Child Nursing students require the desire to work closely with children, young people and their families with both acute and chronic illnesses. Children’s nurses work as part of a multidisciplinary team and work closely with specialist nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, play specialists, social workers and others to provide and coordinate the health and wellbeing of children, young people and their families. Individuals who pursue this career should be able to communicate well with both children and their families, work as part of a team and demonstrate a non-judgemental and caring approach towards families from a wide range of backgrounds. Students will learn how to: • Focus on the child, or young person, as a dynamic developing individual while supporting parents to care collaboratively for the child • Develop strong working partnerships with colleagues in multidisciplinary teams to provide and coordinate the health and wellbeing of children, young people and their families • Develop practical skills and manage time effectively Children’s ward placements will include placements in the two district general hospitals in Swansea or in the West Wales hospitals. These will include general medical and surgical wards as well as other specialist areas including orthopaedics, burns and plastics, neurology and care of the neonate. Students College of Human and Health Sciences nursing courses can undertake short study visits abroad. Visit our employability pages to read our graduate success stories :- http://www.swansea.ac.uk/humanandhealthsciences/employability/

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Singleton Park Campus,Swansea