This course will enable you to become a confident and competent learning disability nurse. You will gain practical placement experience to equip you with all of the skills required to support individuals with a learning disability to lead a healthy and valued life.
Student nurses are eligible to receive an annual grant of at least £5,000 to help cover their living costs. Additional financial grants are also available for eligible students - more information and full eligibility criteria can be found here.
Top 20for Nursing and Midwifery in the UK The Guardian University Guide 2021
Top 10in England for Overall Student Satisfaction, (broad-based public universities) National Student Survey, 2021
£5,000non-repayable grant to support your studies Department of Health and Social Care
Samantha Boulton Graduate in Learning Disability Nursing
"I enjoyed Learning Disability Nursing at Keele because of the varied placements that I was lucky enough to experience. Each placement was different and introduced me to new skills that have proven to be valuable since qualifying."
Tina Haycock Graduate in Learning Disability Nursing
"Keele is a wonderful place and the support you get from the staff, it’s a feeling of family and belonging."
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Everything’s on your doorstep at Keele, and you’ll soon feel at home and make friends wherever you go.
We help students manage their money and ensure that they receive any funding for which they may be eligible.
Make yourself more employable after graduation by taking advantage of the whole host of additional opportunities.