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Nursing (Mental Health) BN (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Nursing (with Honours) - BN (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

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.**Approved by:**This course has been approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), meaning the course meets the standards of education, training, conduct and performance required for nurses in the UK.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.This course will prepare graduates to be eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). It is your responsibility to seek registration with the NMC, on completion of your course. This registration must be sought within 5 years of successful completion of your course.This course is also endorsed by Skills for Care, which is an indicator of quality for learning and development in the adult social care sector.**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.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 72 6

    23rd out of 83 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    136 69%

    24th

    35
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    20th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    129 74%

    25th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    27th

    10

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