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UCAS CODE: B760

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc Mental Health Nursing focuses on the importance of relationships between nurses, service users, families and others in the field on mental health. This degree focuses on the importance of relationships between nurses, service users, families and carers and others working in the field of mental health. It reflects the realities of 21st century mental health recovery-focused nursing. 50% of your programme is theory based and 50% practice based.Our Annual Mental Health Student Conference will provide you with a chance to showcase your work to fellow students and invited guests. Keynote presentations are also part of this conference and recent conferences have seen Hugh Masters, Associate Chief Nursing Officer from the Scottish Government and Jamie Hepburn, Minister for Sport, Health Improvement and Mental Health address students.Career prospectsGraduates are eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Nurse in mental health. Depending on your chosen specialism you can work as a Registered Nurse within a hospital or community setting in the UK or EU countries and certain states in the USA or Australia. Job opportunities are excellent with attractive starting salaries.Placement/Work-based learningPractice experience is available throughout NHS Ayrshire and Arran; Greater Glasgow and Clyde; Lanarkshire; Dumfries and Galloway; and Highland (Argyll). Placement experience is usually gained relatively close to the teaching base although there will be a requirement to travel within a wider geographical area.Study abroadYou may study abroad while gaining credit towards your degree at one of our 80 educational partner organisations.Professional recognitionPlease note: professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council will be linked to an exit award of BSc Mental Health Nursing only.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,400per year

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University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 77 4

    39th out of 79 18

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    121 58%

    53rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    55th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    8th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    134 78%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    60th

    43
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

    67th

    23

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