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Year of Entry 2019/20
MSc

Nursing (Mental Health)

Course full
Full-time Nursing and midwifery

Gain an advanced mental health nursing qualification, and become eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council in two years.


This course is now full for 2019

Sorry, there are no places left on this course starting in 2019.

Please see our other undergraduate courses with places available.

 

Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year
International: £30,000 for the course
How long will I study? 2 Years
Where will I study? Collegiate Campus
What is the UCAS code? 3110
When do I start? March 2020

Course summary

  • Build on your undergraduate experience and become a fully-qualified nurse in two years
  • Become eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a qualified nurse
  • Gain vital real-world experience; 50% of your course is spent on placement
  • Obtain sought-after postgraduate credentials, with a NHS Band 5 prospective starting salary

This course provides you with the experience, skills and credentials you need to practice mental health nursing in the UK, in two years rather than three. You'll spend 39 weeks on placement - with mentoring and support throughout - and study in Hallam's cutting-edge facilities.


Student View

Watch student Clare Manley talk about what it’s like to study on this course.

How you learn

Watch lecturer James Turner talk about this course.

This course equips you with the expertise, interpersonal skills and managerial ability needed for nursing those with mental health issues. You'll study in our facilities, and apply your skills across 39 weeks of practice-based learning. These placements take place across the region, in hospitals and homes. Throughout, you'll be supported by the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, and will be assigned a fully-qualified mental health nurse as a mentor. Graduation ensures your eligibility for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

You learn through:

  • Practice-based learning
  • Study in our advanced clinical suites
  • Lectures and seminars
  • Examination
  • Coursework
  • Case studies
  • Presentations

Course leaders and tutors

Nick White
Nick White
Senior Lecturer In Adult Nursing

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Applied learning

Work placements

Practice-based learning is central to your development, and you spend 39 weeks of your course on placement. You gain experience in a diverse range of mental health nursing settings.

Placements are across South Yorkshire and the Humber, with some of the UK's leading healthcare providers. On your placements, you are assigned a qualified and experienced mental health nurse as a mentor. They support you and make sure you are comfortable in your surroundings, so you make the most of the experience.

You care for people with mental health problems, helping them to live their lives as normally as possible. Work may be based in people's homes, residential units and health centres.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • Acute hospitals
  • Secure hospitals
  • Prisons
  • Community work
  • Acute inpatients services
  • Elderly services
  • Emergency Department

Accreditation

This course is subject to approval by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Graduates are eligible to apply to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

You must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council in order to practise in the UK.

Where will I study?

You study at Collegiate Campus

Collegiate campus

Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.

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Location

Collegiate Crescent
Sheffield
S10 2BP

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Collegiate Library can be found just off Ecclesall Road. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • Advanced clinical facilities
  • Mock wards and operating facilities

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.

Entry requirements

All students

GCSE English Language and GCSE Science at grade C or 4 and GCSE Maths at grade D or 3.

You need a first degree recognised in the UK at 2:2 or above

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of 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'.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Application Of The Science And Practice Of Public Health Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Developing Capability For Effective Collaborative Practice Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Developing Relationship Centred Care: Science And Practice Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Integrating The Science And Practice Of Nursing Credits: 30 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Researching For Practice (Taught) Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Consolidating And Leading The Science And Practice Of Relationship Centred Care Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Dissertation Credits: 45 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Enhancing Quality Of Services Through Effective Collaborative Practice Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Managing Public Health: Science And Practice Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £9,250 per year. Please visit our health and social care funding pages for more information. † 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.

† 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.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £30,000 for the course which includes a placement supplement.

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Health and social care funding

Find out how to fund your studies by visiting our health and social care pages for more information.

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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)

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