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Nursing - Mental Health, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Aberdeen, United Kingdom
This BN Nursing - Mental Health course offered at the Robert Gordon University will develop you into a skilled, confident Mental Health Nurse, equipped to deliver relationship and recovery-focused nursing, while taking into account the rights of the patients and their carers.
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Overview

At the Robert Gordon University studying the BN Nursing - Mental Health course will equip you with the skills to deal with a complex mix of mental health and social problems including clinical depression with substance misuse, criminal activity and homelessness, dementia, anxiety-based mental illnesses and panic disorders.

You will learn how to assess the impact of mental health problems on a person’s thoughts, emotions, behaviours, physical and social health, and deliver care that promotes recovery and self-management.

Job Prospects

Mental Health Nurses work with people of all ages and in a variety of environments both in the community, hospital and custodial settings. There are a number of specialist areas within this exciting field of nursing such as forensics, problematic substance use, eating disorders, elderly and child and adolescence mental health. Contemporary mental health nurses are part of multidisciplinary teams working alongside social workers, police, custodial officers, occupational therapists and midwives.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sciences for Holistic Nursing Practice
  • Essential Concepts in Adult Nursing
  • Essential Concepts In Mental Health Nursing
  • Essential Concepts In Children And Young People Nursing
  • Quality Nursing Care
  • Essential Skills For Initial Nursing Practice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • SQA Higher: CCC. Higher English and a science subject are recommended. English, Maths and a science subject are required at National 5 grade C or above if not held at Higher.
  • GCE A Level: CC. A Level English and a science subject are recommended. English, Maths and a science subject are required at GCSE grade 5/C or above if not held at A Level.
  • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H3H4H4. Higher English and a science subject are recommended. English, Maths and a science subject are required at grade O3 or above if not held at Higher.
  • IB Diploma: 24. Higher Level English and a science subject are recommended. English, Maths and a science subject are required at Standard Level grade 3 if not held at Higher.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13670 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13670 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Rest of UK Students

  • £8,240 per academic year

Living costs for Aberdeen

  • 729 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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