University of Stirling

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nursing (Mental Health - Honours)

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Course summary

Nursing provides a wide range of opportunities resulting in interesting and varied learning experiences. Nurses are based within multi-disciplinary teams, working alongside individuals, families, friends and other supportive networks. Teams provide collaborative care and support in hospitals, homes and in the community. It is essential that you enjoy working and communicating with people of all ages and backgrounds and that you respect people’s rights, beliefs and values. The BSc Nursing programme extends over three years and the BSc Honours Nursing over four years. Each academic year runs over 45 weeks and has an equal balance of theoretical and practice learning. This contemporary and innovative programme facilitate the achievement of competencies required for registration in the UK as a nurse within the adult field of practice. It will help students develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values that are essential to deliver safe, compassionate, respectful, ethical and effective care in an evolving and dynamic health and social care environment. Utilising a blended approach to learning, key subject areas studied include learning to learn, health, social and behavioural sciences, communication, ethics and essential caring skills. The programme will include topics common to all areas of generic nursing and those specific to adult or mental health nursing. This means that some classes will be shared whilst others will concentrate on your chosen field. Assessments in both theory and practice will be undertaken in each semester. These require to be passed before progressing to the next semester. A mental health nursing degree from the University of Stirling will prepare you to meet the needs of a modern profession and to provide the best possible patient care. You will leave us as a confident and capable practitioner, fully equipped to join a health care team on graduation. Practice Learning Experiences Practice learning forms an integral aspect of the programme. A diverse range of practice placements are available, from community settings and care homes to acute hospital wards and specialist areas. Students may work both day and night shifts to coincide with the patterns of the area and their allocated practice mentor.

Course details

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:
B770
Institution code:
S75
Campus name:
Stirling
Campus code:
S

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)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7Obtain IELTS 7.0 with at least 7.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 6.5 in Writing. This is the NMC English language requirement.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements there are English language courses which can help you prepare for your degree: https://www.stir.ac.uk/international/international-students/pre-sessional-english-language-courses/

English language requirements

https://www.stir.ac.uk/international/international-students/english-language-requirements/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
50%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

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Nursing (Mental Health - Honours) at University of Stirling - UCAS