Exceptionally rewarding Mental health nursing is a constantly evolving field, with as many as one in four people experiencing a mental health issue each year. We will help you to meet the challenges of effective mental health care provision. Our innovative two-year course will prepare you for a career in a wide range of rewarding mental health nursing opportunities, including in-patient and community settings, reflecting the diversity of mental health specialities. This could include acute psychiatry, child and adolescent mental health, forensic psychiatry, eating disorders, substance use and rehabilitation. Many of our graduates take their first posts as qualified practitioners in the NHS Trusts and hospitals in which they gained experience. The course will also develop your abilities to consider the wider aspects influencing health needs of adults, preparing you for future leadership in a changing and challenging health care system.
Year 1: Assessing, planning and providing care in Mental Health Nursing - • Applied physiology for Mental Health Nursing - Research in health and social care - Promoting health and preventing ill health - Practice Experience Year 1. Year 2: Enhancing and evaluating care in Mental Health Nursing; Acute and complex care in Mental Health Nursing - Mother and new-born - Pharmacology and medicines management in Mental Health Nursing - Transition to Leadership - Practice Learning - Dissertation.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.
If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 7.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 7.0)
Acceptable entry requirements: A Bachelor degree with a minimum 2:2 classification. Candidates without a health or science related degree are required to complete a Life Sciences work book package to satisfy the Life Sciences element of the APL portfolio. Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
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