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Nursing (Mental Health) Honours, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
Mental health conditions are a lot more prevalent than people realise. However, both mental health conditions and mental health nursing are often poorly understood. Mental health nursing is a challenging, yet rewarding profession and we warmly welcome applications from well-qualified candidates. The Nursing (Mental Health) Honours is offered at the Middlesex University. 
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Overview

Why study BSc Nursing (Mental Health) Honours at Middlesex University?

Your main skill as a mental health nurse is your ability to connect to other people and to help them to improve their overall well-being. The therapeutic relationships that you make with the people you support, and their families and friends are critical to helping people manage their experience of mental ill health and the stigma which can accompany it. Choosing to become a mental health nurse is rewarding - it is also complex and challenging. As a career, mental health nursing is meaningful, interesting, flexible and varied and at its heart, it is about supporting people experiencing mental distress to recover and live the best lives possible.

They are seeking students who can demonstrate a passion for helping others, demonstrate empathy, warmth and care coupled with the ability to collaborate within multi-disciplinary teams and advocate on behalf of clients and their families / carers in a highly sensitive area of healthcare. Confidence in dealing with people as well as good communication and observation skills are key - if this sounds like you then we encourage you to apply.

Course highlights

  • We have excellent relationships with NHS trusts across London, offering an extensive range of clinical placement opportunities as part of your course
  • Your studies are supported by state-of-the-art facilities including nursing skills labs, professional training equipment and a building set up to deliver high-fidelity simulations in areas such as resuscitation and dealing with the seriously ill
  • You will graduate with professional status as a registered mental health nurse
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Careers

Nursing today is more flexible and varied than ever, mental health nurses have the opportunity to work across a broad range of fields and the skills that make you a good mental health nurse are transferable to many other areas.

You can work as a mental health nurse across the age-range. Nurses work in services for children and adolescents right up to the groundbreaking work that is going on in dementia care. Mental health nurses are needed in secure facilitates like prisons and special hospitals, in specialist mental health wards, across a host of community settings and in health settings like GP surgeries and Emergency Departments in general hospitals.

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: 

Year 1

  • Foundations for Field of Practice 
  • Foundations for Nursing Practice 
  • Foundations for Professional Practice 
  • Practice Learning 1 
Year 2
  • Approaches to Health and Social Care Research 
  • Developing Understanding in Mental Health 
  • Practice Learning 2
  • Treatment Interventions in Mental Health 
Year 3
  • Dissertation 
  • Meeting Complex Care Needs in Mental Health 
  • Practice Learning 3 
  • Preparation for Mental Health Practice 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    87

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General Requirements

  • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
  • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
  • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
  • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
  • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.
  • You are also required to provide evidence of study within the last 5 years
  • To begin the course you must also complete a satisfactory enhanced DBS Check, Occupational Health Check, and provide suitable references

Work Experience

  • You are required to demonstrate that you have experience of working - this does not have to be in the field of health care

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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