Bournemouth University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mental Health Nursing MSc

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Course summary

Why study MSc Mental Health Nursing at BU?

  • The NMC permit prior learning, in any subject, to be recognised where it meets course outcomes and requirements - applicants will need to demonstrate this in an entry portfolio
  • Blending theory with real-world experience, this course helps you develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to register and practice as a registered mental health nurse
  • You will complete dedicated study at Master’s level to achieve a postgraduate qualification, with a focus on research skills and leadership
  • 50% of the course is spent in practice placements to gain practical mental health nursing experience in various healthcare environments such as care homes, private clinics to community nursing teams
  • Newly built skills facilities include simulated community home settings and hospital wards, allowing you to learn and practice safely
  • Our annual Careers Fair has numerous healthcare exhibitors in attendance, helping you to gain employment as a registered nurse on completion of the course.
Accredited by the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC), this course will prepare you to be eligible to register and practice as a registered (mental health) nurse and to graduate with an MSc Mental Health Nursing award.    Funding support: Nursing students may be eligible for a non-repayable government training grant of at least £5,000 a year and mental health nursing students may also be eligible for an additional £1,000 specialist subject payment as it has been confirmed as a shortage specialism. Find out more information about the funding: https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/nhs-learning-support-fund. Students enrolling on this course are eligible to apply for loans from the Student Loans Company. These cover tuition fees of up to £9,250 per year and support living costs. These loans are the same as those available to undergraduate students.

Course details

Modules

Units include: Applied Health Care Sciences; Clinical Pharmacology and Medicines Management; Foundations of Nursing; Meeting Acute and Long Term Health Challenges; Making Improvements of Safety and Quality of Care; Principles of Enquiry and Evidence-Based Practice in Health and Social Care; Nursing Practice and Nursing Skills; Team Working for Service Improvement; Making Change Through Clinical Leadership Management; Critical Health Care Sciences; Advanced Therapeutic Communications and Interpersonal Skills for Nursing Practice; Critical Analysis of Caring for People with Complex Health Care Needs; Advanced Principles of Enquiry and Evidence-Based Practice in Health & Social Care; Nursing Practice and Nursing Skills.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B767
Institution code:
B50
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 7.0 in all other components.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9500 Year 1
Scotland £9500 Year 1
Wales £9500 Year 1
Channel Islands £9500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9500 Year 1
EU £15500 Year 1
International £15500 Year 1

Additional fee information

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £1,850. Visit Bournemouth University's website for full details.
Mental Health Nursing MSc at Bournemouth University - UCAS