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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

If you’re a graduate looking for a meaningful career, our Master’s in Mental Health Nursing is the next step towards becoming a Registered Mental Health Nurse.

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.

All nursing students on courses from September 2020 will benefit from guaranteed, additional support of at least £5,000 a year, which they will not need to pay back.

Careers and placements

Will I have a work placement?

We provide exceptional opportunities with clinical placements within the Mental Health division. You will train with the internationally renowned South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, Oxleas NHS Trust or KMPT NHS Trust.

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.

How long is my placement?

Placements last for 10-14 weeks, depending on terms.

Do you provide employability services?

Our services are designed to help you achieve your potential and support your transition towards a rewarding graduate career.

The Employability and Careers Service provides support when you are preparing to apply for placements and graduate roles. It includes CV clinics, mock interviews and employability skills workshops.

Each School also has its own Employability Officer, who works closely with the industry and will provide specific opportunities relevant to your own course.

Modules

This module will provide the student with the opportunity to: apply and expand the scientific knowledge gained in year one to the study of the aetiology and pathogenesis of common disease processes; understand the clinical manifestation of common symptoms of ill-health relating to common physical conditions compromising the wellbeing of the local population; and understand the contribution of pharmacology in relation to improving wellbeing.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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 750 hours within the past five years.

Department profile

Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences With over 100 years history of delivering education the Faculty is proud of its long-established reputation for providing high quality education and training. We aim to transform the lives of students from a wide range of backgrounds by providing an education that enables them to become creative and confident contributors to society and as a faculty we ensure that our students graduate with the...more

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