University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nursing (Mental Health Nursing)

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Course summary

Study a mental health nursing degree for a rewarding career supporting the recovery of individuals with mental health issues. Mental health nurses play an important role in the health and well-being of people with mental health problems and their families and carers. Our degree in mental health nursing prepares you for the role and responsibilities as a registered mental health nurse. You'll be working in the NHS serving south-east London and Kent. We provide you with the skills to meet the diverse needs of people with mental health problems, including those with complex needs. You will learn accountability for the role you will play in their lives. We prepare you to apply for registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Our course will help you achieve the outcomes identified in the NMC Standards Framework for Pre-registration Nursing Programmes (2019). All nursing students on courses from September 2020 may benefit from guaranteed, additional support of at least £5,000 a year, which they will not need to pay back What you should know about this course

  • 91.89% Overall Student Satisfaction in Mental Health Nursing (2020 National Student Survey)
  • Nursing and Midwifery at Greenwich is number one in London for satisfaction with teaching (Guardian League Tables 2021).
  • Students studying this course can expect to earn up to £30,000 on graduation (HESA, 2020).
  • You will be placed in one a NHS trust for the three-year course, although you will have the opportunity to change your placement area for part of Year 3.
  • We are currently developing a brand new skills laboratory and simulation suites where you will be able to practice your acquired skills.

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. You can view more information about how each module on this course is assessed within our 'What you will study' section. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

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

We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.gre.ac.uk/undergraduate-courses/eduhea/mental-health-nursing-bsc-hons#entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Health checks

Interview

Find out more about this requirement on our selection day page https://www.gre.ac.uk/study/apply/interviews/fehhs/bscmentalhealthnursing

Other

Additional entry requirements: • Professional / Academic Reference Required • Appropriate healthcare experience is encouraged. This may be in relation to paid or voluntary work . The skills and understanding gained from the experience should be discussed and reflected upon in your personal statement. • Complete a suitability declaration, an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check, and an occupational health check. Find out more about these requirements, including how and when you will need to complete them, on our suitability to practice pages https://www.gre.ac.uk/welcome/registration/health-clearance • Students who require a visa to study in the UK are not eligible to apply for this programme


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link:

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
82%
Student satisfaction
95%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £15500 Year 1
International £15500 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2021/22 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2022/23 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Nursing (Mental Health Nursing) at University of Greenwich - UCAS