Glasgow Caledonian University

Nursing Studies (Mental Health) Glasgow Caledonian University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

Using values based approaches to promote individual strengths, mental wellbeing and independence, Mental Health Nurses support people finding it difficult to cope due to mental health problems.
Students undertake practice learning experience for 50% of the course in a broad range of placements within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. These include NHS community and hospital placements as well as independent and voluntary sector experience.
During these practice learning experiences students are involved in mental health nursing activities, including assessment and providing care and support for a range of patients relevant to their chosen nursing pathway.
For all fields there are opportunities for international placement.
On successful completion of the programme, graduates are eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course code B760
Institution code G42
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BC plus GCSE English language and Maths at C/4
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
Access to HE Diploma SWAP West Access to Nursing from our partner colleges. Grades BBB will be required.
Scottish Higher BBC Must include Higher English plus National 5 Maths or Application of Maths at C
GCSE/National 4/National 5 National 5 grade C in Maths or Application of Maths

GCSE English and Maths at C/4
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points to include Higher English plus Maths at Standard level
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3 including English plus Ordinary Level Maths at 02
Scottish HNC Pass Most HNC's accepted, must also have SG 2/National 5 C in Maths or Application of Maths or Numeracy at SCQF level 5

See Further information on year 2 entry with HNC Care and Administrative Practice

Applicants are expected to have evidence of assessed study within the last 5 years.
A reference which should be relevant within the past 9 months.
SWAP West Access to Nursing from our partner colleges. Grades BBB will be required.

For year 2 - HNC Care and Administrative Practice with B in the Graded Units, successful completion of a minimum of 544 hours in authorised supervised practice placement. Candidates need to obtain a minimum of 90% attendance at College and a minimum of 90% attendance at Practice Placement. Applications subject to interview and places and must be supported by the college partner.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Arranged by University

Interview

APPLICANT EVENT DAY ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 7.0 IELTS - overall 7 with at least 7 in reading, listening and speaking, and 6.5 in writing

Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

2019 tuition fees are to be confirmed

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Provider information

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Glasgow Caledonian University
City Campus
Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow
G4 0BA


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0141 331 8630

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