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About

The Nursing (Mental Health) (Part-Time) (Hons) programme from Swansea University is aimed at current Healthcare Support Workers and will give you the skills and experience to launch a rewarding career in this diverse and essential profession.

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Overview

Mental health nurses play a vital role in supporting people of all ages and backgrounds at some of the most difficult and challenging times of their lives.

The four-year Nursing (Mental Health) (Part-Time) (Hons) programme from Swansea University will give you the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to provide high quality, compassionate nursing care to people dealing with mental ill-health as well as support to their families.

You will develop keen interpersonal and communication skills to prepare you for working as part of a team that includes psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, community workers, occupational therapists and physiotherapists.

We have excellent working relationships with many healthcare providers, so you will have access to a wide range of clinical experiences across south west Wales. These include placements in the NHS and independent sector in hospitals and community settings.

Career

On graduation, you will be eligible to apply for Registered Nurse (Mental Health) status with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and to register as a nurse for work in EU and EEA.

Job prospects are excellent, with 99% of our nursing graduates employed in a professional or managerial job within six months (Destination of Leavers Study)

You can expect a starting salary of £24,214 rising to £43,772 for a highly experienced staff nurse. Specialist nurses and practice managers can earn £45,000.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nursing and health care 
  • Understanding health and Illness 
  • Contexts of Care
  • Acute Care
  • Care of the Person with a Long Term Condition and Palliative Care Needs
  • Ensuring Quality Care 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

You must be a Health Care Support Worker (HCSW) employed and supported in a nursing role by Swansea Bay UHB, Hywel Dda UHB or Powys health board. Please contact your health board education lead prior to applying for the course.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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