Choose Learning Disability Nursing at Herts

Get to know your subject

As a learning disabilities nurse, you’ll have the challenging yet rewarding job of caring for people with a range of special needs. This pre-registration course gives you the knowledge, skills and attitudes to enhance a person’s health and wellbeing, and improve or maintain a range of complex developmental, physical, psychological and mental health needs. You’ll work in partnership with people with learning disabilities, their families, carers and other health and social care professionals. Ultimately, you’ll help people with learning disabilities to live a life that’s as fulfilling as possible. As with our other nursing courses, you’ll take a variety of clinical work placements.

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A huge 96.5% of graduates in work or further study after 6 months

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Get to London from Hatfield in just 25 minutes by train

Subject talk

One of our academic members of staff from the School of Health and Social Work will talk you through the programme and why you should study it at the University.

This talk is focused on BSc (Hons) Nursing (Learning Disabilities).

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Where you'll study

Learning Disability Nursing is taught on the College Lane Campus at the University. College Lane is home to our science and creative arts subject areas. Students in our School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Life and Medical Science, School of Health and Social Work, School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics and School of Creative Arts will study on this campus.

In addition, this campus is home to many of our student services.

Here's a look around our amazing facilities where we teach Learning Disability Nursing at Herts.

Chat to our subject students and staff

Chat with our in-country staff and students for any course or subject specific queries. Please be aware that our students cannot discuss the specifics of your application, but can talk about their experience of studying at the University of Hertfordshire.

Check out their bios and pick a course ambassador you'd like to chat to directly.

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Nursing Experience

See how our students support the health and care organisations across Hertfordshire and West Essex through work experience, internships, opportunities and graduate management schemes

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