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Nursing (Mental Health Nursing), MSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

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

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Mental Health Nursing can be one of the most intense yet deeply rewarding roles within the healthcare system. Our Mental Health Nursing Master's offers you a varied and fascinating glimpse into the many options available. Lessons on-campus take place in simulated wards in addition to lecture theatres and are taught by a first-class team of highly skilled, expert lecturers. For your clinical placements, you will have an exceptional opportunity to train with the internationally renowned South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, Oxleas NHS Trust or KMPT NHS Trust. You will experience the work of specialist services in areas such as addiction, eating disorders, personality disorders and psychological therapies. Work alongside highly skilled and experienced mental health nurses at the cutting-edge of patient care delivery.

Our placements will provide you with a vital opportunity to put your first-class theoretical learning into practice, working alongside highly skilled and experienced Mental Health Nurses. These practitioners are at the cutting-edge of delivering excellent patient care in acute, medical, community and rehabilitation services. Your placements will also provide you with opportunities to satisfy the requirements of the EU Directives. During your training you will experience the work of specialist services in areas such as addiction, eating disorders, personality disorders and psychological therapies.

Successful completion of the course brings first level registration as a qualified nurse. Mental Health Nursing graduates will be well-placed for swift promotion to senior and leading roles in nursing and healthcare sectors. These include posts such as advanced practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse consultants, nurse teaching, research and senior managerial and operational posts.

Modules

Developing Mental Health Nursing Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Pathophysiology: illness and its impact upon individuals (15 Credits) - Core
Recognising and Managing Individual Needs (30 Credits) - Core
Medicines Management (15 Credits) - Core
Independent Project (30 Credits) - Core
Advancing Mental Health Nursing Practice (30 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

9,000

Entry requirements

Applicants should have: An honours degree; normally a 2.1 in any subject; Plus a minimum of three GCSEs, including English language and mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent; Plus experience of working/volunteering in a health/social care setting for at least 450 hours within the past five years.

Department profile

At the University of Greenwich, we’re proud that our students have ranked us in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2022 as the top university in the UK for postgraduate study. You'll learn from expert teaching staff with close connections to industry and prepare yourself for global opportunities. With over 100 years history of delivering education the Faculty is proud of its long-established reputation for providing high quality education and...more

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