Mental Health Nursing Advanced Standing at Bournemouth University - UCAS

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Course summary

Many nurses may wish to undertake training for a different part of the nursing register at some point in their career. This course provides a conversion opportunity for those who wish to move from one part of the nursing register to mental health nursing. Why study BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing (Advanced Standing) at BU?

  • Successful completion of this 2-year course will lead to a qualification in BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing. 95% of our nursing graduates are employed or in further study within 15 months of finishing their studies (source DiscoverUni 2021).
  • Acceptance onto the course depends on factors such as the initial field of registration, holding a nursing degree qualification and the date of the applicant’s original registration
  • One in four people will struggle with mental health issues at some point during their life. It is a rapidly expanding area of nursing that needs caring, compassionate and competent professionals
  • This course will teach you how to deliver high-quality nursing care, to enable, educate, and encourage those experiencing mental health problems to progress towards recovery
  • Practical experience takes a central role in the course, with 50% of the course spent in practice placements to gain nursing experience in a variety of healthcare environments
  • Newly built skills facilities include simulated hospital wards and community home settings, allowing you to learn and practice.

Modules

The units you study for this course will depend your current qualifications. Please take a look at the content of our BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing course. This outlines the units for this course. Once you’ve applied, our team will talk to you about which units you’ll need to study for this qualification.

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:
B761
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


English language requirements

If English is not your first language you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 6.5 in all other components.


Student Outcomes

Operated by the Office for Students
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £18800 Year 1
International £18800 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 Advanced Standing at Bournemouth University - UCAS