Pre-registration Mental Health Nursing at University of Chester - UCAS

Course summary

This MSc allows you to gain a professional nurse qualification and register with the NMC. The course provides you with the skills and knowledge to provide person-centred, compassionate care and is an exciting opportunity for graduates to undertake a professional qualification whilst studying for a Master’s degree. Why study this course with us? This is a dynamic, interactive professional course which places the needs of individuals and their families at its centre. The Programme Team are committed to supporting students to realise their potential to become compassionate, competent and autonomous nurses, who are able to meet current and future healthcare demands. The course is delivered by experienced registered nurses who have expertise in both teaching and research and a variety of clinical specialities, including all four fields of nursing across acute and community settings. The team work closely with local acute and community providers to ensure that the course remains contemporary.


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Assessment method

Assessments occur in both University and practice. A Practice Assessment Document is used in practice to measure NMC proficiencies. Examinations and coursework are used to assess theory.

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:1) is required. You are required to have Maths and English at GCSE C/4. Pre-registration nursing programmes are three years in duration, so we require confirmation that you can meet 800 hours of appropriate health-related practice prior to entry. You will also require a satisfactory DBS and occupational health report. Safeguarding / Suitability All successful candidates who receive an offer of a place for this course and choose the University of Chester as their Firm choice will be required to undergo checks with regards to their suitability to practice. A couple of months prior to admission to this course, the University will contact you to request that you complete a self-declaration form detailing any relevant convictions or other information that you believe may have an impact upon your ability to undertake work with children or vulnerable adults. You will also receive instructions on how to complete an online application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through the University as a registered body, there will be a charge for this. Please note that the University does not accept previous DBS checks from other registered bodies or the update service. For details about the cost of the DBS and for further information please visit our DBS web pages.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Pre-registration Mental Health Nursing at University of Chester - UCAS