This innovative and intensive integrated Masters degree will provide you with the skills, knowledge and practical experience required for a career as an integrated learning disabilities nursing and social work practitioner in a range of health and social care settings. Delivered alongside our partners in the Cheshire & Merseyside Social Work Teaching Partnership and conferring eligibility for two professional awards, the course combines perspectives from health, social care, education and related disciplines to ensure you graduate able to work highly effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment. If you can demonstrate a clear commitment to becoming an integrated nursing and social work practitioner, while also having the ability to recognise the perspectives of service users, their families and carers, then this is the programme for you.
Typical offer 128 UCAS Tariff points. No specific subjects are required. You will also need GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).
Eligible candidates must provide evidence of study within the three years prior to application. An interview forms part of the selection process.
If you accept an offer from Edge Hill you will need to satisfy the requirements of the Nursing & Midwifery Council and Social Work England in respect of physical and mental fitness and will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure indicating that you meet the mandatory criteria of ‘Clearance to Work with Children and/or Vulnerable Adults’. Further information will be sent to you after you have firmly accepted an offer.
Some examples of how you can achieve 128 UCAS Tariff points are detailed below.
You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/courses/learning-disabilities-nursing-and-social-work/