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Course summary

Learn how to become an adult and mental health nurse on this MNurs Nursing degree. You'll learn the skills needed to provide compassionate, evidence-based care as you prepare for a career that combines skills from both areas. The University of Southampton is a leader for nursing, and your learning will be supported by world-class educators and researchers. On this course, you'll study: the science that underpins nursing the evidence base behind the nurse's role how nurses promote health and help people maintain health and well-being You'll develop practice skills through a range of nursing placements, and your learning will be further supported through simulated practice and clinical skills teaching. Ranked 10th in the UK for nursing (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022), our teaching will develop you as an autonomous lead professional within the adult nursing field.


We have a varied range of modules for all years. Examples of core modules for year one will include: An Introduction to Professional Practice (BSc), Applied Health Science for Nursing Practice, Foundations of Health Sciences for Nursing Practice, Fundamental Aspects of Care, Global and Public Health, Person Centred Nursing Care, Part 1 Practice Placement 1 for BSc and MN, Part 1 Practice Placement 2 for BSc and MN. For full list of all modules available, please visit the course page:

Assessment method

Assessments on this programme range from coursework, written and practical exams to projects . Assessment takes place throughout the course to ensure that you are reaching the right levels of attainment. Your practical skills will be assessed whist you are on placement and recorded by your practice mentor.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: Minimum of GCSE Maths and English Language (A*-C or 4-9). GCSE Science (A*-C or 4-9) also required if not offered as a level 3 qualification. Certain GCSE equivalent qualifications will be considered. FETAC / QQI Level 5 120 Credits: Pass in every module, with distinction essential in at least 5 modules including Human Growth and Development (or Biology), Anatomy and Physiology and Nursing Theory. Recent relevant study must have been taken within the last 5 years. You may be required to attend a selection day. Satisfactory Occupational Health and Police Checks required. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)7with a minimum of 7.0 in Listening, Reading & Speaking and with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see our website for further details and updates : This course is only available to applicants who are considered Home for Fee purposes.
Nursing Adult and Mental Health at University of Southampton - UCAS