Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nursing Practice (Mental Health) - Stafford Campus

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Course summary

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During the course you will develop knowledge and skills in mental health nursing care and apply this to the holistic needs of those using mental health services, including their families and carers. You will learn about a range of therapeutic interventions, taking into account physiological, psychological, sociological, spiritual and cultural aspects of care. The School of Health and Social Care is committed to creating safer communities. It will achieve this through making an intellectual contribution in the field of patient safety – marking itself out as the recognised though leaders in the United Kingdom and beyond. It aspires to creating the very safest of graduates for the health and social care professions and will achieve this through a simulation-based education. All placements are within specialist mental health settings, and you will work in two NHS Trusts, each with pro-active employment programmes- so you know even before you finish the course that you have a job waiting for you. As part of the programme, you will experience innovative and creative learning, including the AZ2B theatre company’s dramatisations. You will also have certificated courses in:

  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Behaviour Family Therapy

Course details


Year one: Professional, Legal and Ethical Considerations Mental health and physical health through the lifespan Nursing Care (field specific) Practice Module (field specific) Year Two: Altered Mental Health and Physical Health Through the Lifespan Human Factors. Risk, Decision Making and Uncertainty Physical Assessment, Intervention, and Preparation for Prescribing Practice Module (field specific) Year Three: The Evidence Base for Practice Self-directed and Peer Learning in Nursing Practice Module (field specific)

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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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)



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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £18000 Year 1

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Nursing Practice (Mental Health) - Stafford Campus at Staffordshire University - UCAS