Nursing with Registered Nurse - Mental Health (Postgraduate Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Nursing and Midwifery Council

Nursing with Registered Nurse - Mental Health (Postgraduate Entry)

Course summary

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.
What you'll do
  • 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.
Future careers
  • 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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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)

Health checks


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7Overall 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).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Nursing with Registered Nurse - Mental Health (Postgraduate Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS