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BSc (Hons)Learning Disabilities Nursing

Coventry University
United Kingdom, Coventry
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Overview

This professional course aims to enable you to make real changes to the lives of people with learning disabilities, one of the most marginalised and vulnerable groups in society.
It is designed to equip you with the hands-on clinical and care skills to prepare you to practise autonomously and compassionately, provideing person-centred care and building therapeutic relationships to support people with a learning disability across all ages, regardless of personal characteristics or aspects of their lifestyle and circumstances, together with their families, carers, and friends.

Career opportunities

There are currently over 3,500 learning disabilities nurses within the NHS and demand for these specialist nurses is high.

You will have opportunities to support people of all ages with learning disabilities in a range of settings, which may include: hospital wards such as epilepsy and palliative care; mental health trusts; adult education; residential and community centres; patients’ homes; workplaces; and schools. This can lead to career prospects in specialist areas such as education, sensory disability or service management or move into areas such as management, teaching or clinical research.

During your three years on the programme you will have the opportunity to undertake at least six placements in a range of service settings, working with and alongside qualified learning disability nurses, and therefore potential local and regional employers. On graduating successfully from this course, you can apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), which can enable you to practise immediately.

As well as helping you to find suitable work placements and give you advice on how to get the most out of them, the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences’ Employability and Placements Unit will support you when you are ready to begin your professional career.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States