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International: £30,000 for the course
- 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.
Watch student Clare Manley talk about what it’s like to study on this course.
How you learn
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
- Case studies
Course leaders and tutors
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.
This course prepares you for a career in
- Acute hospitals
- Secure hospitals
- Community work
- Acute inpatients services
- Elderly services
- Emergency Department
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 can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.Collegiate Campus map
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
- 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.
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'.
The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19
|Module: Application Of The Science And Practice Of Public Health||Credits: 15||
|Module: Developing Capability For Effective Collaborative Practice||Credits: 15||
|Module: Developing Relationship Centred Care: Science And Practice||Credits: 15||
|Module: Integrating The Science And Practice Of Nursing||Credits: 30||
|Module: Researching For Practice (Taught)||Credits: 15||
|Module: Consolidating And Leading The Science And Practice Of Relationship Centred Care||Credits: 15||
|Module: Dissertation||Credits: 45||
|Module: Enhancing Quality Of Services Through Effective Collaborative Practice||Credits: 15||
|Module: Managing Public Health: Science And Practice||Credits: 15||
Fees and funding
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.
Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £30,000 for the course which includes a placement supplement.
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)
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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