Improve quality of life for young service users and patients with complex mental health issues, through excellence in care, delivery of personal values and a tailored understanding of individuals’ needs, built upon the values of compassion and empathy. This course will prepare you to work in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). You'll study: the science that underpins nursing the evidence base behind the nurse's role how nurses promote health and help people to maintain health and well-being You'll develop practice skills through a range of nursing placements, and your learning will be further supported through simulated practice and clinical skills teaching. You will also learn with and from students of other health professions in both theory and practice. Ranked 10th in the UK for nursing (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022), our teaching will develop you as an autonomous lead professional within the adult nursing field.
We have a varied range of modules for all years. Examples of core modules for year one will include: An Introduction to Professional Practice (BSc), Applied Health Science for Nursing Practice, Foundations of Health Sciences for Nursing Practice, Fundamental Aspects of Care, Global and Public Health, Person Centred Nursing Care, Part 1 Practice Placement 1 for BSc and MN, Part 1 Practice Placement 2 for BSc and MN. For full list of all modules available, please visit the course page: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/nursing-child-and-mental-health-degree-mnurs
Assessments on this programme range from coursework, written and pratical exams to projects . Assessment takes place throughout the course to ensure that you are reaching the right levels of attainment. Your practical skills will be assessed whist you are on placement and recorded by your practice mentor.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSEs: Minimum of GCSE Maths and English Language (A*-C or 4-9). GCSE Science (A*-C or 4-9) also required if not offered as a level 3 qualification. Certain GCSE equivalent qualifications will be considered. FETAC / QQI Level 5 120 Credits: Pass in every module, with distinction essential in at least 5 modules including Human Growth and Development (or Biology), Anatomy and Physiology and Nursing Theory. Recent relevant study must have been taken within the last 5 years. You may be required to attend a selection day. Satisfactory Occupational Health and Police Checks required. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||with a minimum of 7.0 in Listening, Reading & Speaking and with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing.|
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Southampton
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