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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Home fee-paying students can access a non-repayable maintenance grant of at least £5,000 per year. You may also be eligible for additional financial support based on your circumstances. Learn more at www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/health-and-social-care/fees-and-funding Course summary:

  • Build on your undergraduate experience and become a fully-qualified nurse in two years.
  • Understand health sciences in the practice setting.
  • Gain the knowledge, skills and values to enter into highly skilled employment.
  • Develop a strong professional identity and confidence.
  • Learn to develop and deliver person-centred care.
  • Reflect on the evolution of the nursing role.
This unique course offers you an exciting opportunity to transform the lives of individuals and communities by becoming a fully qualified adult nurse. You’ll consider the changing nature of health, illness and recovery, as well as the relationship between healthcare professionals and service users. You’ll graduate as a reflective, competent and employable professional. How you learn: All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. This course equips you with the expertise, interpersonal skills and managerial ability needed for nursing those with mental health issues. You'll study in our facilities, and apply your skills across 40 weeks of practice-based learning. These placements take place in hospitals and homes across the region. You'll be supported throughout your placements by practice supervisors and practice assessors. Graduation ensures your eligibility for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. You learn through:
  • practice-based learning
  • study in our advanced clinical suites
  • lectures and seminars
  • examination
  • coursework
  • case studies
  • presentations
Applied learning All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. On this course, you’ll learn from enthusiastic academic staff who have a variety of clinical expertise and experience. You’ll apply your theoretical study directly to your practice setting — where you’ll work on real cases. Nurses are an integral part of a multidisciplinary team. In some modules, you will learn and collaborate with students from other health and social care courses. This approach will help you to deliver person-centred care with an understanding of how other professionals contribute to the person's journey through health and social care services.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Creating Original Practice Evaluating Research Methodologies Person Centred Care - Providing And Evaluating Sciences For Nursing Practice Understanding Complexity In Practice Final year - Compulsory modules Evaluating Complexity In Practice Leading For The Future Person Centred Care - Leading And Coordinating

Assessment method

Coursework Practicals

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:
3110
Institution code:
S21
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Usually nurse education lasts three years. However, completion of your first degree and relevant care experience within the last five years allows you to 'credit against' the first year of nurse education. A condition of starting a place on the MSc Nursing programme is a submission of evidence of how your first degree and prior experience relates to nursing, applicants are able to accrue further evidence in the time between application and enrolment with the support of a dedicated supervisor where needed. The evidence will demonstrate that you meet the same standard of a student nurse completing their first year of the nursing programme. Your RPL will include a number of clinical proficiencies that need to be assessed in a care situation and the completion of a total of 760 hours worked in a relevant setting. Before enrolling you must fully declare on the forms provided during the admissions process: Unfiltered criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings. For further information on unfiltered offences please see the Disclosure and Barring Service website. Involvement in disciplinary proceedings during paid or voluntary employment or education establishments Involvement with safeguarding proceedings, social services or related organisations Enrolment on a health or social work professional course at another University We strongly recommend that you tell us about any long term health conditions, learning difficulty or disability you may have. This is so we can assess whether we can deliver the course in such a way that you can meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards for education and training and take part without disadvantage both in University and on placement. You can contact our nursing and midwifery disability co-ordinator on 0114 225 2470 to explore any issues you may have, or you can contact our university disabled student support team on 0114 225 3964 (voice and Minicom).

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

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Nursing-and-midwifery/MSc-Nursing-Mental-Health/Full-time/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

You must undertake occupational health screening to determine your suitability to undertake the course. This will be provided by the University free of charge. Immunisations: You must undertake a programme of immunisations as required by the Department of Health and meet the immunisation and immunity requirements of placement providers. This will be provided by the University free of charge. Pre-course Day: After completing the above professional checks, if you reside in the UK you are expected to make every reasonable attempt to attend a Pre-Course Day event to undertake the professional requirements of your course. This is also an opportunity to meet fellow applicants to the health & social care courses who will be starting their studies at the same time as you, some current students and teaching staff.

Interview

If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to an online interview. To confirm your identity on the day please bring a valid form of photo ID with you, preferably a passport or photo driving licence. Experience of interacting with members of the public from a range of backgrounds in different settings is essential when applying to a health or social care course. This is so you will have an understanding of the diversity of the population who access health and social care. It is important to be able to understand and explain how your experiences relate to the activities and qualities which are required for the profession at your interview.

Other

Usually nurse education lasts three years. However, completion of your first degree and relevant care experience within the last five years allows you to 'credit against' the first year of nurse education. A condition of starting a place on the MSc Nursing programme is a submission of evidence of how your first degree and prior experience relates to nursing, applicants are able to accrue further evidence in the time between application and enrolment with the support of a dedicated supervisor where needed. The evidence will demonstrate that you meet the same standard of a student nurse completing their first year of the nursing programme. Your RPL will include a number of clinical proficiencies that need to be assessed in a care situation and the completion of a total of 760 hours worked in a relevant setting. Before enrolling you must fully declare on the forms provided during the admissions process: Unfiltered criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings. For further information on unfiltered offences please see the Disclosure and Barring Service website. Involvement in disciplinary proceedings during paid or voluntary employment or education establishments. Involvement with safeguarding proceedings, social services or related organisations. Enrolment on a health or social work professional course at another University. Your full enrolment on your course will be confirmed when the Professional Issues Team have verified that your Enhanced DBS Disclosure (and overseas criminal record check where relevant) indicates that you are suitable to work with vulnerable groups including children and clearance from your health screening has been received. If your personal circumstances change in relation to any of the professional requirements, from when you apply to the end of your course, you must tell the Professional Issues team immediately by calling 0114 225 5637 or emailing [email protected]


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in reading, listening and speaking and 6.5 in writing, or a recognised equivalent.

If your level of English language is currently below IELTS 7.0 we recommend you consider an appropriate Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve the required level of English.

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

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Nursing-and-midwifery/MSc-Nursing-Mental-Health/Full-time/


Unistats information

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16655 Year 1
International £16655 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2024/25 is £9,250 per year. These fees are regulated by the UK government and are therefore subject to changes in government policy. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2024/25 is £16,655 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees: https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/undergraduate/fees

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Nursing Mental Health at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS