he BSc (Hons) programme focuses on the inclusion of service users and carers as an integral part of the delivery of the programme. This will ensure that person-centred recovery processes are addressed throughout the programme in the development of the student. The mental health field of practice modules will be further informed by critical engagement with current mental health agendas and developments. The programme is a three-year, full-time integrated and compulsory programme consisting of field of practice, generic and practice learning modules.
Introduction to Public Health & Equality in Nursing Practice
Evidence & Values in Professional Nursing Practice & Patient Centered Care
Introduction to Contemporary Mental Health Nursing Practice
Practice Learning 1
Level 5 (Year two)
Research Methods & Application in Nursing
Developing Professional Nursing Practice
Application of Mental Health Nursing Practice
Practice Learning 2
Practice Learning 3
Level 6 (Year three)
Evaluating and Appraising Mental Health Nursing Practice
Collaborative Learning and Assessment in Practice
Management & Leadership in Practice
Practice Learning 4
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points|
|A level||BB||A minimum of 2 A levels|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||Health and Social Care or Science only will be considered.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
All level 3 credits must be at Distinction level.
Nursing, Science or Health related pathway only will be considered (to include study of Physiology and Biology).
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||
5 GCSEs at grade C or above which must include English, Mathematics and a Science.
We do not accept level 2 equivalent qualifications e.g. BTECs or Key Skills.
For reformed GCSEs we accept a minimum of grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics.
We will consider applicants who possess:
A recognised and equivalent vocational, industry or professional qualification
A recognised and equivalent qualification (examinations and experience) and apply following the Accredited Prior Learning procedure, Students must have min 12 months/max 18 months APL
IELTS level of 7.0 (with a minimum of 7.0 in each element).
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check: All students will need to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check upon acceptance of our offer of a place.
Health check: all offers will be conditional upon a satisfactory Occupational Health clearance
References: evidence of good character is required from 2 appropriate sources.
Please note that the cost of both the DBS and Occupational health check will be covered by BPP University.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£18,000||Whole course|