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Nursing Pre-Registration (Mental Health), MSc

Nursing Pre-Registration (Mental Health), MSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

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 OVERVIEW

If you are a graduate working in a healthcare setting and looking to take your career to the next level, our MSc in Mental Health Nursing is for you.

Designed for non-registered healthcare practitioners, this two-year Master’s degree course will give you the skills and experience to launch a rewarding career in this essential profession.

You will learn about the holistic needs of people from early adulthood until old age and develop the professional skills to provide high quality nursing care in in a range of clinical and community settings.

As you progress, you will develop the skills to assess, plan, deliver, and evaluate evidence-based care to promote the health and wellbeing of adults with acute and chronic conditions.

MENTAL HEALTH NURSING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

On graduation, you will be eligible to apply for Registered Nurse (Mental Health) status with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and to register as a nurse for work in EU and EEA.

Job prospects are excellent, with 100 per cent of our nursing graduates employed in a professional or managerial job within six months (Unistats 2017).

You can expect a starting salary of £24,214 rising to £43,772 for a highly-experienced staff nurse. Specialist nurses and practice managers can earn £45,000.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Modules

The essentials to nursing module is the first module in the MSc Nursing programme. This module introduces students to the core concepts and principles of nursing and supports students to develop fundamental nursing and research skills. Students will be introduced to evidence-based approaches that inform safe and effective patient-centred nursing care. A range of blended learning teaching methods will be used to develop fundamental nursing skills. Student learning will be supported with online digital learning resources through Canvas.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

This programme is open to graduates with a 2:2 honours degree or above and a GCSE grade C or above in Mathematics and English/Welsh. You will be required to demonstrate the achievement of 750 hours of relevant clinical practice, working in health related environments, such as care homes, hospitals, community or homecare.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more

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