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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

A 24-year-old man with OCD, unable to leave the house. A mother with young children with suicidal thoughts. A middle-aged man with depression and substance abuse issues.Our high-tech, high-speed lifestyles and the pressure of constant connection to social media means that mental health and wellbeing is a growing health concern for our society. During this three-year course, you’ll develop the expertise to manage both the physical and psychological needs of patients.Some of the topics you’ll explore include the ethics of medicine management, recovery approaches, and intervention therapies for substance abuse. You’ll also learn practical skills in conflict resolution, how to manage challenging behaviour, and how to safeguard vulnerable patients.When you’re on campus, you’ll practice clinical techniques, such as how to manually take a patient’s blood pressure and how to give emergency care in our Clinical Simulation Suite. Here, we create simulations of a patient’s journey from admission to discharge.To help you feel prepared, you’ll spend half of this course on clinical placements. You may work with elderly patients with dementia in a nursing home, be part of a psychiatric intensive care unit or community psychiatric nursing team helping get patients back into their communities.All students must demonstrate in their personal statements an understanding of mental health nursing in the UK incorporating the NHS core values and contemporary issues in nursing. You must evidence an understanding of the qualities required to be a nursing professional in the UK in order to be shortlisted for an interview. Successful applicants will be subject to a video/face-to-face interview.**Features and benefits**- **Approved course**- This course has been approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council- **Become a registered nurse**- This course leads to registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.- **Continued Development**- Registered Nursing Associates can apply for a shortened version of this course which leads to Registration as a Nurse- **Real-world experience**- On this course you will spend an equal amount of time on clinical placements in community and hospital settings and at University on nursing theory.- **Extra qualifications**- You will have the opportunity to gain the added value of an additional award in Acute Illness Management tailored to mental health at the end of the programme.- **Outstanding facilities**- Well-equipped state-of-the-art clinical skills and communication labs. - **Shared learning**- Opportunity for shared learning with other undergraduates and learning with the adult nursing students within the integrated elements of the course.- **GCSE help**- If you don't currently have your maths or science GCSE, you'll have the opportunity to take our Maths or Science Equivalency Test before enrolling, to help secure your place.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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18,000per year

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,000 students from more than 130 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 77 16

    34th out of 79 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    130 62%

    32nd

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    11th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    26th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    137 80%

    17th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    18th

    4

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