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Course summary

Our accelerated MSc in mental health nursing will give you the opportunity to qualify as a registered nurse in two years. The course is aimed at people who already hold an undergraduate degree in a health or science related subject, and also have some prior experience in a care setting. This innovative new blended learning course is supported by Health Education England to enhance the digitisation of the NHS. The majority of the theory element of the course will be delivered online using a variety of virtual and blended learning strategies. Practice placement experiences will take place in the clinical environment with our local NHS partners, supported by practice-orientated simulation activities. Although this course is full time, the flexible course delivery enables you to balance your studies with other personal commitments. The course will also help you develop the digital skills needed to meet the demands of a changing society.


Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2:1 or better in relevant health, science or social science subject area. However, a degree at 2:2 may be considered, depending on experience. Please contact us to discuss your situation. PLUS Level 2 qualification in Maths and English. Applicants who have not received their secondary school education in English will require an overall IELTS score of 6.5, with no subtest below 6. An equivalent test to IELTS is acceptable and will be considered on an individual basis. Additionally all applicants will need to demonstrate prior learning (RPL) of: 500 hours of theory against some of the learning outcomes in the first year of the BSc (Hons) Nursing course and 500 hours of prior practice in a suitable health care environment. A RPL mapping tool has been devised to assist applicants with this. Please contact the course leader, Stephanie Paget ([email protected]), for advice and guidance.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Nursing - Mental Health - Pre-registration at Birmingham City University - UCAS