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Nursing (Mental Health) MSc

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

Mental Health nurses have a vital and challenging role in establishing therapeutic relationships with individuals who experience mental health problems. Including: Providing support to families, relatives and carers, Responding to changing needs, Promoting mental and physical health recovery and general wellbeing. This highly specialised branch of nursing focuses on caring and supporting individuals of all age groups suffering from mental problems or mental distress in different care settings including: Individuals’ Homes, Inpatient, Outpatient, General hospitals and Community and rehabilitation units. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team including GPs psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, occupational therapists, arts therapists and healthcare assistants. The course entitles you to apply for register as a mental health nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. This opens up a range of fascinating and rewarding career options for both work and advancement in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, community practice, individuals’ homes and rehabilitation units. There are different mental health fields a registered nurse can work and some mental health nursing roles include; Staff Nurse, Community Mental Health Nurse, Crisis Nurse, Nurse Practitioners or Specialists, Modern Matrons and Consultant Nurse.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

23-SEP-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,650

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have a first degree at Honours level, normally, in a related discipline (life sciences, psychology or the social/ behavioural sciences). Graduate attributes associated with learning and research skills will normally be expected.