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Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

JAN-22

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

Course summary

  • Build on your undergraduate experience and become a fully-qualified nurse in two years.
  • Become eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a qualified nurse.
  • Gain vital real-world experience - 50% of your course is spent on placement.
  • Obtain sought-after postgraduate credentials, with a NHS Band 5 prospective starting salary.

Nurses are an integral part of a multidisciplinary team. In some modules, you will learn and collaborate with students from other health and social care courses. This approach will help you to deliver person centred-care with an understanding of how other professionals contribute to the person's journey through health and social care services.

How you learn

This course equips you with the expertise, interpersonal skills and managerial ability needed for nursing those with mental health issues.

You'll study in our facilities, and apply your skills across 40 weeks of practice-based learning. These placements take place in hospitals and homes across the region. You'll be supported throughout your placements by practice supervisors and practice assessors. Graduation ensures your eligibility for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

You learn through

  • practice-based learning
  • study in our advanced clinical suites
  • lectures and seminars
  • examination
  • coursework
  • case studies
  • presentations

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • acute hospitals
  • secure hospitals
  • prisons
  • community work
  • acute inpatients services
  • elderly services
  • emergency department

Accreditation

This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Graduates are eligible to apply to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. You must be registered with the NMC in order to practise as a nurse in the UK.

Modules

Evaluating Complexity In Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Researching For Practice (Distance Learning) (45 Credits) - Core
Creating Original Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Evaluating Research Methodologies (15 Credits) - Core
Leading For The Future (30 Credits) - Core
Sciences For Nursing Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Understanding Complexity In Practice (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (overall cost)

£32,920

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a first degree recognised in the UK at 2:2 or above and GCSE's (single or double) in English Language or Literature at grade C or 4 or equivalents Maths at grade D or 4 or equivalents; Science at grade C or 4 or equivalents.

University information

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