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Nursing (Mental Health) BSc (Hons)

University of Huddersfield

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UCAS CODE: B7P0

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Do you have patience, empathy and excellent listening skills? Are you interested in caring for the mind and the body? If you’re looking for a career in nursing where you can work with people of all ages across a variety of settings, then our Nursing (Mental Health) degree could be a great place to start your journey. * The course is regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and led by committed and passionate lecturers who are research active with experience across the mental health nursing spectrum. * Alongside building your theoretical knowledge in lectures and seminars, you’ll be able to focus on your practical skills through simulation and group work. * You'll practice and develop your skills through clinical placements in a range of statutory, private and voluntary services, in order to prepare you to pursue your career. * You’ll have the opportunity to hear the experiences and viewpoints from service users and carers, who are part of the Public Partnership Group. * You’ll also learn how to respond to the physical, cognitive and mental health care needs of all patients and service users across their lifespan. Mental health nursing involves working with people suffering from various mental health conditions across the lifespan, and their families and carers, to offer help and support in dealing with the condition. This could include anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, psychosis and obsessive compulsive disorders. This course is designed to help you become a confident, competent and compassionate nurse. Our mental health nursing team will support you to develop the intellectual, personal and professional skills you need to practice in this challenging and rewarding field of healthcare. After successfully graduating from the course you’ll be eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and work as a Registered Nurse in Mental Health. The Government has announced that from September 2020 new and existing students studying this course will be eligible to receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5,000 each year. Further information is available on the Government's website (https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nursing-students-to-receive-5-000-payment-a-year?) and the Council of Deans Frequently Asked Questions (https://councilofdeans.org.uk/2019/12/new-student-support-arrangements-for-healthcare-students/). This course was designed by the Mental Health Nursing team, in conjunction with service user representatives and mental health organisations who support students in practice. These are also our local employers and offer many exciting opportunities to our graduates. The course which has been endorsed and validated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), comprises of two components. This offers students the opportunity to achieve an academic qualification of a BSc(Hons) degree, whilst enabling them to gain essential practical experience in order to qualify as a mental health nurse, enter the nursing register and begin their career. ~ Dr Clementinah Rooke, Senior Lecturer. Professional links and accreditation: This course is regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) (http://www.nmc.org.uk/). Whilst studying this course you're currently not required to register as a member with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), however you must follow their codes of conduct.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,000per year

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A level : BBB

The endorsement for practical work is an essential part of Science A-level study, and is a requirement for entry to our degree course.

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University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 72 1

    31st out of 83 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    137 69%

    22nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    13th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    133 76%

    17th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    27th

    31

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