Nursing (Mental Health) BSc (Hons)

University of East Anglia (UEA)

Key Information

Course duration: 3 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 10th for Nursing (View subject table)

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  • Graduate Prospects
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    98.0 / 100.0
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    4.02 / 5.00


UCAS Course Code: B760

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: BBB Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted.
SQA Higher This qualification is accepted but no typical grades have been provided
SQA Advanced Higher: CCC A combination of Advanced Highers and Highers may be acceptable.

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Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £9,250 per year
Overseas students: £15,300 per year

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The Course


Mental Health Nurses play a vital role in improving the health and wellbeing of people with mental health issues. With one in four people suffering from mental health problems every year, specialist Mental Health nurses are in huge demand. As a specialist Mental Health Nurse, you will help others to manage their conditions and support their recovery through developing care plans and working with a wide team of health professionals to provide the help they need. It is an incredibly challenging yet rewarding career. You will join a supportive community of health and medical students, working together to gain first-hand experience and providing first-class care. We will support you to become the very best nurse you can be. We are ranked 7th in the UK for Nursing (The Guardian, 2018). We also have a great reputation with our partner NHS Trusts, and are proud that our students graduate with excellent career prospects and good honours. With the NHS Constitution at its core, our Mental Health Nursing degree provides rigorous training, fantastic placement opportunities and is fully approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). You’ll learn about the responsibilities of a Mental Health Nurse, essential nursing practice and also a number of specialist areas such as patients living with long term mental health conditions. Throughout your degree, you will gain the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to meet the complex needs of those living with mental health conditions. Highlights of Mental Health Nursing at UEA: Experience a wide range of placements including community settings, care homes and specialist care units; Take part in regular group work with other health and medicine students to help you develop teamwork skills; Link theory to practice with Enquiry Based Learning – a proven successful way to learn; Combine 50% theory with 50% practice – the best way to prepare for your career; Experience healthcare in another country with an elective placement; Learn in a highly supportive culture; Join a motivated group of students - 100% of our 2014 graduates achieved a 2.1 or first class degree.

Start Dates

  • 24 September 2018 at Main Site

University of East Anglia (UEA)

University League Table Ranking: 12th

The University of East Anglia is an internationally renowned university, based on a campus that provides top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to over 16,000 students. The UEA campus is located in 320 acres of rolling parkland within the Norwich Research Park, just 2 miles from the centre...

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Postal Address

School of Health Sciences
University of East Anglia (UEA)
University of East Anglia

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