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Mental Health Nursing (Pre-registration) MSc

University of Liverpool

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

The overall aim of this programme is to equip you with the knowledge, skills and attributes you will need to meet the challenges of being a mental health nurse in the changing context of healthcare and to succeed in the modern National Health Service or Private, Voluntary and Independent Sector.

This two-year master's degree provides you with lifelong learning and working opportunities as well as a strong focus on nursing leadership. You will gain valuable theoretical knowledge alongside practical experience. The cohorts are small and this helps to ensure that you receive the support you require to help you get the best out of the programme.

Throughout the two years, you will gain extensive clinical experience in a variety of different settings, including inpatient wards, forensic and community settings.

The MSc Mental Health Nursing degree focuses on caring for individuals across the lifespan. Emphasis on evidence based practice, the indivisible link between physical and metal ill health and leading and coordinating care will provide you with the proficiencies to apply to be a registered mental health nurse.

The degree also concentrates on the supportive role of the nurse with families of individuals being cared for. The degree will prepare you to practise as a knowledgeable, caring and compassionate nurse, proficient in professional and ethical practice, care delivery, care management and personal and professional development.

Career prospects

The taught postgraduate programmes in the School of Health Sciences provide an opportunity for healthcare professionals to develop, specialise and extend the scope of their skills into new areas, to meet the constantly evolving service demands for advanced practitioners and senior health professionals.

There are many reasons why you should consider a career in mental health nursing. It offers you the chance to make a difference to lives of individuals, their families and their carers.

Graduates in Mental Health Nursing are a vital part of modern health care, and employment opportunities are available in the UK and abroad.

Tuition fees

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£ 22,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and 'Hello International!' welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 77 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    130 62%

    32nd

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.45 89%

    4th

    4

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