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Why Nursing (Mental Health)? Our Nursing (Mental Health) degree gives you both the theory and practical skills you’ll need to graduate as a registered mental health nurse. We will help you build and maintain your wellbeing and resilience within a ‘culture of care’, essential for both you and the people you will care for. You’ll gain fundamental skills in mental healthcare while learning to lead and manage yourself, the care you deliver and the service that you work in. With opportunities to gain professional experience through placements in a variety of healthcare settings, from community-based recovery teams to acute mental health hospitals, our graduates stand out from the competition. The course has been developed in partnership with the 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and benefits from research and practice-informed learning and teaching throughout. You’ll also be able to take advantage of outstanding facilities, including our state-of-the-art clinical skills ward, and teaching from experienced nurses and healthcare professionals. Why University of Gloucestershire? We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual. Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies. Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day online at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. After the course Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. *Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17. Experience an open day Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already. To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on [email protected] or call 03330 14 14 14.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We welcome international students from around the world. Studying in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us. Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/in-your-region/pages/in-your-country.aspx
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||Obtain a minimum 112 points from the UCAS Tariff Scheme.|
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|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||DMM at BTEC to include 6 units in a Science or Social Science subject.|
Mature Applicants: We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants. However, grade 4/C GCSE in both English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are required.To find out more, please email our enquiries team. You must have a minimum of 5 subjects at GCSE grade C or above, to include English and Mathematics, or equivalent. Please email our admissions team for further information.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
International students will need to produce evidence of an acceptable score on an approved English language test such as IELTS. We run pre-sessional English language courses and university preparation courses, in partnership with INTO, to help you prepare for undergraduate or postgraduate study. Please see our webpage - http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/Pages/into-centre.aspx
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Fees and funding
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