36 months
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14045 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Choose a fulfilling career that changes lives. This accredited Nursing (Mental Health) (Hons) course from University of Derby paves the way for you to be a registered mental health nurse, supporting clients with acute, diverse and long-term conditions. Apply now to start in March or September.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

  • When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to register and practise as a mental health nurse, as long as you meet the NMC’s requirements
  • Choose to study at our Derby or Chesterfield Site, starting in September or March
  • Gain essential practical experience on a range of placements in different health care and community settings
  • Benefit from some of the best university facilities of their kind, including our clinical skills suite and our state-of-the-art immersive suite
  • Learn from a highly experienced, enthusiastic and research-active team who provide full support to help you achieve your ambitions
  • The Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provide students with a conditional job offer when you enrol on the course
  • Two of our Mental Health students won the top prize for Outstanding Contribution to Student Affairs at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2018, as a result of setting up the Nursing Society and due to being extremely engaged and committed to the established community.

Careers

On successful completion of this Nursing (Mental Health) (Hons) course from University of Derby , you’ll be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and go into practice as a qualified mental health nurse, as long as you meet the NMC’s requirements.

With a national shortage of nurses nationwide, you will discover a wide range of career opportunities. Many of our students have secured jobs before completing their studies and are increasingly offered positions in the early stages of their third year of training.

We offer full support to help you achieve your career goals, including guidance on applications, CVs and interview techniques. Employers from the NHS, private sector, army, navy and RAF are among the many organisations who attend our annual career fairs as part of their recruitment drives.

Our graduates go into a wide range of health and social care settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, community roles, the voluntary sector, prisons and the armed services, to name but a few. Many take up roles in settings where they gained experience on placement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Being an Accountable Professional in the Four Fields of Nursing (Shared)
  • Assessing needs and planning care
  • Future Nurse
  • Practice Assessment (Mental Health)
  • Negotiated Module
  • Contemporary Issues in Public Health
  • Developing Professional Knowledge and Values in Mental Health Nursing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS points 112-120
  • A Level BBB-BBC
  • BTEC DDM-DMM
  • GCSE GCSE Maths and English Grade 4/Grade C (or above) or equivalent qualification
  • Access to HE Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits: 45 at Level 3 with a minimum of Distinction: 15, Merit: 24, Pass: 6

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14045 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Sankt Pölten

800 - 1200 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • We have a range of scholarships, bursaries and discounts available to international students. You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship and the International Excellent Student Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. The £2,000 Postgraduate (PGT) Scholarship is awarded automatically to most (non-EU) overseas applicants, subject to eligibility. 
  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 

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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