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International/EU: £15,995 per year
- Understand health sciences in the practice setting.
- Gain the knowledge, skills and values to enter into highly skilled employment.
- Develop a strong professional identity and confidence.
- Learn to develop and deliver person-centred care.
This unique course offers you an exciting opportunity to transform the lives of individuals and communities by becoming a fully qualified mental health nurse. This challenging, stimulating course encourages you to develop your nursing skills in a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll graduate as a reflective, competent and employable professional
Watch student Clare Manley talk about what it’s like to study on this course.
How you learn
Your lecturer's view
All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.
On this course, you’ll learn from enthusiastic academic staff who have a variety of clinical expertise and experience. You’ll apply your theoretical study directly to your practice setting — where you’ll work on real cases.
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.
You learn through
- practice-based learning (50%)
- projects and group work
- independent learning
- skills rehearsal
- technology enhanced learning
Theory will prepare you for practice learning experiences are designed to help you not only to apply theory to practice, but to develop critical and ethical approaches to your practice in order to become life-long, competent professionals. You are required to attend the practice learning experiences provided on the course to achieve the course practice learning outcomes.
You’ll undertake a range of practice learning experiences, helping you to build your skills, confidence, creativity, resilience, integrity and curiosity. This will take place in different practice learning environments, reflecting the range of ways in which services are currently delivered. This might include simulated learning and virtual placements alongside real world experience of services delivered face to face to service users.
The university will ensure that the practice learning element of your course will be compliant with the requirements of the Professional and Statutory Regulatory Body (PSRB) governing your chosen profession. This is so that by the end of your course, you will have been provided with the opportunity to demonstrate attainment of the requirements to register as a professional with your chosen profession.
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This course prepares you for a career in
- community mental health nursing
- forensic nursing
- acute mental health nursing
- older adult mental health nursing
- prison nursing
- children and adolescent mental health nursing
- senior management, reaching and education
- research and academia
- further studies, leading to advanced practice, consultancy and clinical nursing
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work in
- community settings
- public health
- independent and voluntary sectors
This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Graduates are eligible to apply to register with them. You must be registered with the NMC in order to practise as a nurse in the UK.
Where will I study?
You study at Collegiate Campus through a structured mix of online lessons and face-to-face teaching with access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.
Collegiate Library can be found just off Ecclesall Road. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Equipment and facilities
On this course you work with
- clinical suites
- simulated clinical environments
- replicated community settings
- Oxford Medical Simulation - Virtual Reality software
Learn more about your department
Take a tour of the state-of-the-art facilities that enrich student learning in the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
104 UCAS points from A level or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course.
If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 7.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
Offers are subject to enhanced DBS check, Occupational Health assessment and required immunisations prior to enrolment.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
|Module: Assessing And Planning For Person Centred Care||Credits: 40||
|Module: Collaboration For Individual And Community Wellbeing||Credits: 20||
|Module: Personal And Professional Development||Credits: 20||
|Module: Science For Professional Practice||Credits: 40||
|Module: Applied Sciences For Professional Practice||Credits: 20||
|Module: Assessing And Addressing Complexity||Credits: 40||
|Module: Evidence And Enquiry For Practice||Credits: 20||
|Module: Providing And Evaluating Person Centred Care||Credits: 40||
|Module: Leading And Co-Ordinating Person Centred Care||Credits: 40|
|Module: Professional Leadership||Credits: 20|
|Module: The Advancing Professional||Credits: 40|
|Module: Theory/Practice Hours - Nursing And Midwifery||Credits: -|
|Module: Working With Complexity In Practice||Credits: 20|
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2021/2022 are £9,250 per year.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2021/22 is £13,995 with an annual placement supplement of £2,000.
Health and social care funding
Find out how to fund your studies by visiting our health and social care pages for more information.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Nursing and midwifery courses (PDF, 247.4KB)
Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.
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