Discover how to support those being assessed or diagnosed with a mental illness and promote wellbeing. Gain eligibility to register as a qualified mental health nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Treating individuals undergoing assessment for, or already diagnosed with, a mental illness can be challenging. The mental health nursing degree from Edge hill University will teach you to build relationships to encourage healthy behaviours and emotional wellbeing in patients. Our BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) degree will prepare you to deliver compassionate and evidence-based care to adults and children with acute and complex mental healthcare needs. As a mental health nurse, you might work in a hospital, clinic or the community, providing support and treatment. Wherever you work, you’ll care for people with a diverse range of health conditions. Take part in practical learning placements and simulated scenarios throughout the mental health nursing course to boost your hands-on experience and apply theory. Study biological, psychosocial and pharmacological factors, as well as core anatomy and assessment skills, to equip you for a rewarding and challenging career in mental health nursing. When you’ve completed this course, you’ll be eligible to register as a qualified mental health nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
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In each year, you will be assessed by written coursework, an oral task, a simulated practical exercise and an online time-limited assessment. While on practice placement, you will be supported in the development of the application of knowledge and skills, leading to the assessment of related proficiencies.
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.
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
- Year 2
- Year 3
International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international
If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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