BPP University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nursing (Mental Health) [Pre-registration]

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Course summary

This mental health nursing degree aims to produce excellent nurses who are fit for practice and able to meet the key needs of all patient groups. You will experience an academic and professional training environment conceived and structured to help you gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to pursue and sustain a career in contemporary nursing practice. The approach centres around learning with service users and carers at the heart of the delivery of the course. The mental health field of practice modules are further informed by critical engagement with current mental health agendas and developments, ensuring you qualify with a robust mental health nursing degree. This is a three-year, full-time degree consisting of field of practice, generic and practice learning modules. These start at Level 4 through to Level 6. Practice Learning Experiences The programme consists of six practice learning experiences, ensuring that you maximise your learning opportunities. Practice learning will help with the acquisition of skills required to achieve competence within the adult nursing field of practice. We also ensure there is equal weighting for learning in practice and academic theory in accordance with the NMC guidelines. There are six mandatory practice learning modules, two small ones in year one, two medium ones in year two and two large ones one in year three, equating to 50% of the credit each year.


Year 1 - Foundations of Integrated Health Science (30 credits); Practice Learning A (30 credits); Practice Learning B (30 credits); Professional Integrated Nursing Care Practice (15 credits); Promoting Health and Preventing Ill Health (15 credits) Year 2 - Developing Integrated Health Sciences (30 credits); Integrated Evidence-Based Professional Nursing Practice (30 credits); Practice Learning C (30 credits); Practice Learning D (30 credits) Year 3 - Management and Leadership in Practice (60 credits); Practice Learning E (30 credits); Practice Learning F (30 credits)

Assessment method

The programme features a variety of assessments including coursework, examinations, practical learning assessments and clinical simulations. Coursework is in the form of essays, reports or case studies, while group or individual presentations may be required to assess other competencies. Examinations will be both with written and electronic including assessment techniques which may include elements or multiple-choice questions and maybe unseen or part-seen, where assessment material is released in advance.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

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Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome students from around the world, offering a culturally diverse study environment, with our specialist service helping choose your study location, correct visa, finance option and even somewhere to live. We’re also a Student Sponsor and are fully recognised and accredited as a Higher Education Institution.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We will consider applicants who possess: - Nursing Associate Qualification; OR, - Health Care Assistant Practitioner; OR, - A Higher Education Certificate in Health and Social Care; AND, Digital literacy; OR, - A recognised and equivalent vocational, industry or professional qualification; OR, - A recognised and equivalent qualification (examinations and experience) and apply following the Accredited Prior Learning procedure (APL). The credits are various based on your previous qualification. Your claim will be reviewed on an individual basis. Please contact us to discuss your application; OR, - Five GCSEs at Grade C or above which must include English, mathematics and a science. For reformed GCSEs we accept a minimum of Grade 4 in English language and mathematics Additional entry requirements Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check: All students will need to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check upon acceptance of our offer of a place. Health check: all offers will be conditional upon a satisfactory Occupational Health clearance. References: evidence of good character is required from 2 appropriate sources. Please note that the cost of both the DBS and Occupational health check will be covered by BPP University.

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

To study at BPP, it is important that you are able to communicate and engage in English effectively in an academic setting. If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide proof of your ability – for reading, writing, listening and speaking in English.

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £33000 Whole course
England £22500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £22500 Whole course
Scotland £22500 Whole course
Wales £22500 Whole course
International £33000 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Nursing (Mental Health) [Pre-registration] at BPP University - UCAS