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MSc - Master of Science
People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work Mental Health Nursing (General)
Studying Mental Health Nursing at UEA prepares you for a career that can be as varied or specialist as you choose. Working with people of every age, from childhood to older age, it could see you caring for people recovering from acute illness or living with a disability, as well working alongside and supporting people to stay mentally and physically well.
Our innovative, accelerated course is ideal if you already have a degree and are looking for a fast-track into the nursing profession. Exposing you to theory and practice, our Master’s programme will build on your prior life experience, graduate attributes and enable you to qualify as either a Mental Health nurse in just two years.
You will explore all aspects of nursing, gain experience working with people receiving nursing care in a variety of settings while working alongside other health and social care professionals.
With the NHS Constitution at its core, our MSc Mental Health Nursing programme will offer you the excitement and challenge to achieve your very best and provide you with the rigorous training you need to become a dynamic nurse.
Our Master’s course has been designed for students who already have an undergraduate degree and who demonstrate the personal attributes and commitment needed to pursue a career caring for others. Your time with us will help you develop into a nurse who’s not only committed, but who is also able to deliver the highest quality of person-centred care. Informed by the four pillars of Advanced Practice you will be exposed to theoretical and practice-based learning addressing themes of Clinical Practice, Research, Education and Leadership ensuring you are equipped to pursue a variety of exciting career opportunities at the point of qualification.
The course entails learning in the University setting, independent online learning, self-directed study, simulated practice and placements in a variety of health and social care settings. The course will help you develop high standards of patient centred care, as well as clinical nursing, education, leadership and research skills. This will enable you to excel in the way you work with service users, their families and carers – and maximising your contribution to the multidisciplinary healthcare team. Throughout the course you will undertake professionally-supervised placements in a wide variety of care settings. Working closely with service users, placements provide a fantastic opportunity to apply and develop your knowledge and skills in a clinical environment. Placements will also enable you to appreciate the importance of research, education and leadership in providing quality care.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Minimum 2:1 or equivalent; this programme is applicable if you are a registered Adult, Learning Disabilities or Children's nurse who wishes to become a NMC registered Mental Health Nurse. If you are a registered nurse looking for post-registration study opportunities within your own field of practice then this course is not suitable and you may wish to consider our other post-registration, professional nursing courses delivered at Degree and Master's level in all subject areas considered.
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a world-renowned university known for its high standard across both taught and research postgraduate courses. Based in Norwich, in the county of Norfolk, the university has an excellent international reputation for the high standard of its research output. UEA is home to over 15,000 students, of which around 25% are postgraduate students. UEA is part of one of the biggest research communities in Europe...more