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PgDip / MSc Mental Health Nursing

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

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

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Mental health nursing is a constantly evolving field, with as many as one in four people experiencing a mental health issue each year. We'll help you to meet the challenges of effective mental health care provision. You'll gain practice experience in a wide range of in-patient and community settings, reflecting the diversity of mental health specialities. This could include acute psychiatry, child and adolescent mental health, forensic psychiatry, eating disorders, substance use and rehabilitation.

Employability

This course will equip you with the skills to work in a diverse range of mental health nursing roles across a range of settings, including the NHS and the private health care sector. Successful completion of the course fulfils the requirements for graduates to be able to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Registered Nurse - Mental Health.

Professional links

The course is linked to the Nursing and Midwifery Council which regulates nurses and midwives in England, Wales

Modules

The aim of this module is to develop knowledge and understanding of basic physiology and its application in mental health. This module recognises that students may not have prior in-depth knowledge of physiology and biology. It will give an introduction to physiology and the structure and function of the body?s systems. It will explore neurotransmitters and interactions of hormones in mental ill health. Interactions between physical and mental ill health will also be explored.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,250

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

This course is not currently open to international students.

Entry requirements

Students will be considered on an individual basis but will normally require: A Bachelor degree with a minimum 2:2 classification. Candidates without a health or science related degree are required to complete a Life Sciences work book package to satisfy the Life Sciences element of the APL portfolio. In accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requirements, Maths and English GCSEs/equivalent (at C or above) are also required. This course is not open to international students.

University information

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a highly regarded educational institution located in the London Borough of Southwark. Established in 1882, it is one of London’s oldest universities, with over 15,000 students representing over 130 countries worldwide, and a global network of over 80,000 alumni. The university is both historical and forward thinking and focuses on providing professional opportunities for both employees and...more

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