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Nursing (Mental Health) BSc (Hons)

University of Hertfordshire

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence and throughout adulthood. However, around one in four of the population will be affected by poor mental health. The overall number of people reporting mental health problems has increased in recent years. You have searched for this page because you have a passion for positive mental health. Studying this degree at Hertfordshire offers you the chance to make a difference to people’s lives. You want a high level of flexibility and a career with excellent employment prospects. Mental Health nursing is a challenging career, but the rewards are priceless.

As a Herts nurse, you’ll have 24-hour access to our Learning Resource Centre. We’ll provide you with placements to apply your theoretical learning. You’ll work with people from all backgrounds and in a range of community, specialist and hospital mental health teams. We have excellent links with a wide range of mental health care providers. Our local mental health NHS Trust partners are in Hertfordshire, North London and Milton Keynes and are rated ‘outstanding’ and ‘excellent’ by CQC. You will also be able to spend placement time within a vibrant voluntary and independent sector. You will develop your leadership and management skills alongside your therapeutic engagement skills to deliver the best possible outcome for service users.

We are proud to offer you innovative and creative learning. You’ll be taught by some of the most imaginative and inspiring lecturers in Mental Health Nursing. A diverse, academic team with a strong research clinical focus. All our teaching is research informed and delivered using recognised teaching and learning approaches. We will help you draw out your imagination, build your confidence and exceed your own goals. Choose a TEF Gold rated university to get your ‘outstanding’ start to your mental health nursing career.

You’ll now also be able to take advantage of a new financial bonus to nursing. You may be eligible for at least £5,000 in government grants and a possible extra £1,000 especially for aspiring mental health nurses. And it doesn’t stop there. You might receive another £1,000 for childcare, where applicable. These grants won’t even need to be paid back. Consider it a thank you from the government. A thank you for choosing to empower others to live their lives to the fullest.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,300per year

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University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 72

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    115 58%

    64th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    44th

    11

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