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MA Nursing (Mental Health)

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

10-JAN-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

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

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

INTRODUCTION

At the University of Salford you will be welcomed into a relaxed and friendly environment, with access to facilities, support and opportunities that will enable you to succeed. On this course you will learn in our state-of-the-art simulation suites as part of a multidisciplinary team and prepare for a career as a Registered Nurse.

You can find full details of the entry requirements and application process in the 'What you need to know' section further down this page.

You will:

  • Benefit from the experience of a multi-discplinary team
  • Gain practical experience both on site and on placement
  • Work towards NMC registration

ALL ABOUTTHE COURSE

Our Nursing programmes embody a shared philosophy that represents the values and beliefs of key partners, including: students, patients, service users and families, practice colleagues and university staff. Theoretical underpinnings of the philosophy include: nursing ethics, personalised care, and a safety model ensuring the safety and protection of people of all ages and their carers and families.

Key concepts support the development of professional behaviours, inter-professional working, values and attitudes expected of a compassionate nurse, such as: connectedness, emotional intelligence, and moral responsibility and creativity.

You will work with staff and clinical partners as co-producers in your learning experience. A coaching approach to personal tutoring will unlock your potential and character development as a professional nurse. A wealth of facilities at university are available to you, including formal teaching, group and one-to-one sessions, a comfortable and enriching learning space with state-of-the-art-clinical and immersive simulation suites.

CAREER LINKS

You will work alongside a practice supervisor and assessor in the clinical practice areas where you will experience a wide variety of care-giving settings.

You will be expected to work the same shift patterns as your practice supervisors (including weekends and night duty) and will need to be able to travel to and from clinical placements.

You will spend half of your time at the University and the other half working in a range of clinical areas including the NHS, Private, Independent and Voluntary organisations.

Modules

A key component to ensuring that your future practice stays up to date is your understanding and interpretation of the best available evidence. During this module you will develop your ability to be able to critically engage with the discourse relating to the use of evidence within healthcare. Further to this you will also apply critical appraisal tools in the evaluation of different forms of evidence, including the evaluation of implementation and dissemination. You will be synthesise ideas related to the importance of personalised care within the context of applying evidence-based interventions.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,920

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,670

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

GCSE Maths and English grade C/4 or above. 2:1 or above in any discipline. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. As part of the direct application process to the University of Salford you will need to provide evidence of health and/or social care experiences within the last 5 years equivalent to 800 hours.

University information

The University of Salford’s campus is based across three sites, with Peel Park within walking distance of Manchester. More than 3,000 postgraduate students study taught and research degrees each year, contributing to some of Salford’s nationally and internationally-recognised research projects. There are four academic schools at the University of Salford: School of Arts and Media School of Health and Society Salford Business...more

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