Course overview Our Nursing with Registered Nurse (Mental Health) course will enable you to develop the core skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours that are essential when you’re caring for people with complex mental health needs. Why study with us
- As a UK student on this programme you'll be eligible for a £6,000 NHS Learning Support Fund. This doesn’t have to be paid back after finishing your degree.
- The curriculum addresses National Benchmarks and is split between 50% theoretical study and 50% practical clinical experience.
- You’ll have access to outstanding facilities, including high specification clinical skills laboratories fitted with state-of-the-art equipment, including anatomage medical dissection tables.
- Our course is made up of 50% practice and 50% theory and you’ll be allocated to one of several NHS Trusts within our region as your base.
- Your clinical placements will be interspersed throughout your two years and you will be supervised, assessed and supported by relevant health care professionals. You’ll work alongside practice supervisors and be expected to work a range of different shift patterns across a 24 hour, seven day period.
- You’ll gain a dual academic and professional qualification on completion of this programme.
- Our well-established nursing programmes produce highly employable graduates. An impressive 100% of our mental health nursing undergraduates have gone onto employment or further study within six months (HESA 2018).
- Our Nursing programme prepares you for a future career as a registered mental health nurse who’s equipped with the skills, knowledge and compassion required to deliver outstanding care to individuals experiencing acute and complex mental health issues.
Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
2.2 (Hons) health related degree and relevant level study and work experience for required RPL. RPL can be demonstrated by providing evidence of having undertaken and learned from a minimum of 800 hours relevant work as a health care assistant, support worker, voluntary or other caring responsibilities in relevant field plus evidence of study commensurate with level 7 that will meet year 1 learning outcomes. The intention to apply for recognition of prior learning must be made on application to the course and more details about RPL application and evidence requirements will be provided following successful completion of an interview.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||Overall score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing alongside a minimum of 7.0 in reading, listening and speaking (to have been taken within 2 years before the course commencement date).|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|