Course overview

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 20

for Nursing and Midwifery in the UK The Guardian University Guide 2021

Top 10

in England for Overall Student Satisfaction, (broad-based public universities) National Student Survey, 2021

£5,000

non-repayable grant to support your studies Department of Health and Social Care

Student testimonials

Additional opportunities

There are a range of additional opportunities available when studying this course.
Please note, undertaking one may impact upon the availability of another.


Discover the Keele difference

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.

Study Learning Disability Nursing at Keele