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Nursing (Mental Health) BN (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 14-SEP-20
  • Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 14-SEP-20
  • Part-time | Main Site | 5 Years | 14-SEP-20

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    B760

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    53rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    24th

    2 (Social Work)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    131

  • Graduate Prospects

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    88

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.06

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BN (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

**Overview**There's always demand for Mental Health Nurses, and it takes a special kind of person to work in the field. You need empathy, compassion and commitment, as well as professional experience and specialist training. If you're able to bring the former, we'll provide the latter.This BN (Hons) Bachelor of Nursing (Mental Health) degree course has been developed collaboratively with local healthcare providers, and will give extensive experience at delivering mental healthcare in the local community. You'll also build your clinical skillset through simulated procedures and scenarios.When you graduate, you'll be ready to start work as a Mental Health Nurse: you'll be eligible to seek admission to part 1 (Mental Health) of the professional Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) register. This degree course also meets all of the EU requirements for employment as a Registered Nurse abroad.This course is pending approval against the Nursing and Midwifery Council's (NMC) 2018 standards. For pre-registration nursing, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2018, Part 1: Standards Framework for nursing and midwifery education, 5.12, page 12) state that there is no compensation between theory and practice learning.**What you'll experience**On this course you’ll:- Observe, examine, assess and engage with service users in both community and hospital settings- Develop skills in evidence based decision making to support and deliver best practice in mental health nursing- Use simulation facilities to develop and refine your clinical skills and competence- Develop critical thinking, resilience and leadership skills**Careers and opportunities**When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.**What jobs can you do with a Nursing (Mental Health) degree?**You'll be ready to take on a number of roles on graduation, including:- Mental Health Nurse- Practice Educator- Specialist Practitioner- Advanced Clinical Practitioner- Crisis Team Leader- Clinical Researcher- Leadership and Management- Nurse EducationOther graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University. After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
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  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Details

104 Tariff points to include 2 A levels, to include a Science or Social Science subject at grade C.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

53rd

About this University

The University of Portsmouth gives students the support they need to go beyond what they think is possible – inspired by researchers working on world-changing projects. With work placements, simulation suites, and careers expertise too, it's no surprise that this university is rated Gold in the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework.

Address

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Winston Churchill Avenue

Portsmouth

PO1 2UP

UNITED KINGDOM