Mental Health Nursing at University of Roehampton - UCAS

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Course summary

Why this course?

  • Our programme focuses on community nursing, giving you a huge range of career options.
  • Roehampton is ranked in the the top 10 universities in the UK for Nursing (Guardian University Guide 2024)
  • Study in brand new teaching facilities at London’s campus university.
  • Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.
  • Split your time between learning at university and gaining hands on experience in placements with our clinical partners.
  • This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to apply for registration as a Mental Health Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
About this course: Are you passionate about supporting the mental health and wellbeing of others and want to learn to provide outstanding care within mental health services? You will be part of a unique and exciting programme, learning in brand new teaching facilities and in a wide range of clinical placements. Working alongside expert clinical and academic staff, you will have the opportunity to help shape your learning experience. Topics include:
  • Applied Human Biology for Nursing
  • Introduction to Public Health and Health Promotion
  • Developing Professional Relationships in Nursing
  • Pharmacology and Medicines Management
  • Principles of Mental Health Care
  • Complex and Critical Mental Health Care
Skills: On this course, you will gain practical skills and experience through a range of clinical placements, such as:
  • Community mental health teams
  • Inpatient mental health services
  • Primary care (general practice) and private
  • And voluntary and independent services.
You will undertake placements focusing on physical care. You will be supported, supervised and assessed during placements by both clinical and academic staff. You will also spend a significant amount of time learning in our state-of-the-art CSC. These facilities include realistic community and in-hospital settings. Here you will safely practice clinical skills with other students, service users, carers, role players and hi-tech patient simulators under the guidance of experienced clinical and academic staff. Career opportunities: Mental Health Nursing at Roehampton will give you a strong foundation for your future nursing career. You will be able to work in a wide variety of roles, such as:
  • community mental health teams
  • inpatient mental health services
  • private and independent sector organisations and more.
We are aspirational that Roehampton nurses will be highly sought after by employers and can become future leaders of the profession. Student support available 24/7 At Roehampton, student support is available 7 days a week. Our committed academic staff will support, help and guide you throughout your studies and help you prepare for your future career. We also offer study, wellbeing and careers support on-campus and online, so you can get the help you need when you want it. We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking (on our main campus), hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you

Modules

Examples include: Developing Professional Relationships in Nursing, Applied Human Biology for Nursing, Introduction to Public Health and Health Promotion, Assessing Needs and Planning Person-centred Care, Nursing Practice Part 1.

Assessment method

Your learning on the programme will be split between theory in the classroom and clinical practice in a range of placements and in the Clinical Simulation Centre (CSC). You will develop theoretical knowledge through a variety of ‘blended learning’ approaches including lectures, seminars, group work, guided independent study, online learning, reflective practice and through preparation for a variety of assessments. You will be taught by expert staff and learn alongside adult and mental health nursing students, and students from other health and care professions. You will gain practical skills and experience through a range of clinical placements, such as community mental health teams, inpatient mental health services, primary care (general practice) and private, voluntary and independent services. You will also undertake placements focusing on physical care. You will be supported, supervised and assessed during placements by both clinical and academic staff. You will also spend a significant amount of time learning in our state-of-the-art CSC. These brand new facilities include realistic community and in-hospital settings. Here you will safely practice clinical skills with other students, service users, carers, role players and hi-tech patient simulators under the guidance of experienced clinical and academic staff. You will also have the opportunity to organise an elective placement in the UK or abroad.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

You will be required to submit a suitability declaration to the University in addition to undergoing an enhanced DBS check, the current cost of which is £55

Health checks

Prior to enrolment an occupational heath questionnaire and check is required. You are also required to provide an vaccination history and be immunised prior to undertaking clinical placements.

Interview

You will be assessed against the NMC standards and the interview will consist of multiple mini interviews. No written tests are required.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
TOEFL (iBT)80with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
PTE Academic59with no less than 59 in any band
Cambridge English AdvancedCgrade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band

We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.

English Language requirements

https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/international/entry-requirements/


Student Outcomes

Operated by the Office for Students
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
83%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £18900 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £18900 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Nursing students are eligible to apply for a non-repayable amount of up to £11,000 per academic year with the NHS Learning Support Fund. We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including a wide range of scholarships, free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London.

Mental Health Nursing at University of Roehampton - UCAS