B.Sc. Blended

Nursing - Mental Health Branch (Hons)

Swansea University

36 months
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The three-year Nursing - Mental Health Branch (Hons) programme from Swansea University will give you the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to provide high quality, compassionate nursing care for improving mental health and well being. 


During the Nursing - Mental Health Branch (Hons) programme from Swansea University you will improve the care and treatment of people using mental health services their carers and 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 and occupational therapists.

Half of your teaching takes place in the university on our Singleton Park campus and the other half in healthcare settings. We have excellent links with Welsh health boards and many healthcare providers, so you will have access to a wide range of clinical experiences across south west Wales.

These could include community health care centres, hospitals and specialist areas in forensic, child and adolescent, drug and alcohol and older persons nursing.


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 100 per cent of our nursing graduates employed in a professional or managerial job within six months (Destination of Leavers from HE Study)

As your career develops you may choose to specialise in areas such as elderly care, crisis intervention or substance misuse. You could also become involved in education, research, or management roles.

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


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Typical A-level Offer

  • Minimum BBB at A2 level, health or science related courses are desirable.
Typical Access to HE Offer
  • 24 Distinctions, 18 Merits, 3 Passes
Typical BTEC Offer
  • DDM
Typical Welsh BACC Offer
  • B and BB at A level or DD at BTEC
Irish Leaving Certificate
  • 360

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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