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Nursing (Mental Health) BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Understand health sciences in the practice setting.
  • Gain the knowledge, skills and values to enter into highly skilled employment.
  • Develop a strong professional identity and confidence.
  • Learn to develop and deliver person-centred care.

This unique course offers you an exciting opportunity to transform the lives of individuals and communities by becoming a fully qualified mental health nurse. This challenging, stimulating course encourages you to develop your nursing skills in a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll graduate as a reflective, competent and employable professional

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

On this course, you’ll learn from enthusiastic academic staff who have a variety of clinical expertise and experience. You’ll apply your theoretical study directly to your practice setting — where you’ll work on real cases.

Nurses are an integral part of a multidisciplinary team. In some modules, you will learn and collaborate with students from other health and social care courses. This approach will help you to deliver person centred-care with an understanding of how other professionals contribute to the person's journey through health and social care services.

You learn through

  • practice-based learning (50%)
  • lectures
  • workshops
  • projects and group work
  • presentations
  • simulation
  • independent learning
  • skills rehearsal
  • technology enhanced learning

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • community mental health nursing
  • forensic nursing
  • acute mental health nursing
  • older adult mental health nursing
  • rehabilitation
  • prison nursing
  • children and adolescent mental health nursing
  • senior management, reaching and education
  • research and academia
  • further studies, leading to advanced practice, consultancy and clinical nursing

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work in

  • community settings
  • hospitals
  • public health
  • independent and voluntary sectors

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,415per year

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

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 112

From A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. We do not accept AS levels. For example:BBC at A Level.DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 77 3

    31st out of 79 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 59%

    48th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    25th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    46th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    142 83%

    6th

    33
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    26th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.46 89%

    2nd

    8

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