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Adult and Mental Health Nursing MSc

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Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work Mental Health Nursing (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Key information

You will combine detailed theoretical study with excellent practical clinical experience across a range of settings to gain a qualification that is highly regarded both professionally and academically. You will learn with expert practitioners and leading researchers, and develop the skills required to practice as both an adult and mental health nurse.

Teaching and assessment

You will learn through a dynamic mix of direct, interactive and online methods, including:

  • seminars
  • laboratory practicals
  • self-directed study
  • practice experience
  • simulated practice
  • personal and professional development groups
  • online activities.

Our Clinical Skills Centre is equipped with a simulated six bed ward and a range of specialist equipment where you will practice your skills in a realistic but controlled environment.


On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to register with the NMC, which provides an internationally recognised professional qualification, enabling you to practice as both an adult and mental health nurse in the UK and overseas.

As a nursing student at City, University of London you will be part of the CapitalNurse programme, which provides career development support to nursing students in London.

Through CapitalNurse, you will have access in your final year of study to a special streamlined employment scheme across all NHS Trusts in North Central London, helping you to move quickly into your first professional nursing role.

Following registration, a range of opportunities and career pathways will be open to you, such as:

  • clinical management
  • advance nurse practitioner
  • education
  • research
  • clinical specialisms
  • community nursing.


This module will provide you with the opportunity to explore, experiment and engage in a range of practical nursing skills and enact scenarios in a realistic, but safe simulated environment, to help you prepare for the reality of practice.
Practice 3: Developing Advanced Knowledge and Skills for Professional Practice (Adult and Mental Health) (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

To apply for this course, you must have: a lower second-class honours degree or above. an awareness of health or health-related care issues and have worked at least 500 clinical hours to be eligible for the MSc programme. a grade C (4) in GCSE English and Mathematics or an overseas equivalent.

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK institution, offering an innovative programme of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses which uphold the university’s commitment to enhance people’s lives through education. City is a research-driven university and has around 21,000 enrolled students, of which 45% are studying postgraduate qualifications. The university community is a diverse and international population home to students from...more

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