Mental Health Nursing aims to provide support and care for vulnerable individuals across the lifespan to meet their individual needs, combining nursing values with contemporary knowledge, expertise, communication, and interpersonal skills to form strong therapeutic relationships.
This degree will provide the basis for your future career choices enable you to work as a mental health nurse in a variety of settings including inpatient and community services and specialist centres of excellence such as Eating Disorders, Memory Assessment, Drug & Alcohol or Forensic and Prison Services.
The course requires you to spend half of the time in clinical practice-based placements working alongside highly experienced professionals, you will develop your skills and confidence in supporting people who experience a variety of mental health conditions across the lifespan. the other half of your studies is through academic learning, where you explore the fundamental principles of nursing and especially mental health nursing, alongside the Biological, Psychological, Social, Cultural, Legal, Ethical and Political aspects of working in a 21st century healthcare services.
Placements will be across the sector including both NHS and private/voluntary- sector provision. In your second year, you will have the opportunity to arrange an enrichment placement that provides you with the opportunity to develop your learning which could involve national or international work. Our academic staff has extensive professional expertise that they will share with you to help develop your knowledge and understanding of mental health nursing at university. You will develop your independent thinking and problem-solving skills. Your learning will include the use of taught sessions and discussions, lectures with our academic staff, guest speakers and experts by experience.
The programme will equip you to deliver safe and effective care to the highest standards and ensure you practice with compassion and confidence.
UK and EU Settled students tuition fee: €9,250
- Full Time
High school diploma with B in relevant subjects and average B (3.0) AND one of the qualifications below:
SAT 1 with 550+ in the maths, critical reading and writing. Sat scores range from 200-800
SAT if High School Diploma not passed with 600 points
ACT (American College Test) instead of SAT 1 with composite score value of 25
Advanced Placement Tests 2passes with grade 3 or above (in relevant subjects)
GED (General Education Development Programme) with min score of 410 in each of five tests (max score 800, min pass grade 200)
FITNESS TO PRACTISE: All offers of a place are subject to satisfactory health screening.
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- 3 years
- Full Time
- On Campus Learning