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BSc Nursing (Child)(with registration) (2011 to 2019 curriculum – no longer offered)

Year 2

(Award available for year: Diploma of Higher Education)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:

- demonstrate a broad understanding of the concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features in a range of aspects of children's nursing
- apply generic and subject specific intellectual qualities to standard situations outside the context in which they were originally studied
- appreciate and employ the main methods of enquiry in the subject and critically evaluate the appropriateness of different methods of enquiry
- use a range of techniques to initiate and undertake the analysis of data and information
- adjust to professional and disciplinary boundaries
- effectively communicate information, arguments and analysis in a variety of forms
- meets the NMC's criteria for progression

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:

- qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment related to the subject area(s) studied;
- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility;
- decision making;


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:
- demonstrating the ability to apply a broad range of aspects/competencies of the discipline/profession to complex, albeit standard, situations and simple, albeit novel or atypical, instances
- work that is often descriptive in nature but drawing on a wide variety of material
- demonstrating basic professional competencies relevant to the discipline
- the ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion


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