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Nursing (Mental Health) BSc (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Plymouth Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Mental health nurses have a unique and profound impact on the lives of the people they care for, building and maintaining therapeutic relationships across all aspects of people’s lives. You'll gain the clinical and communication skills required to support the individual within their own recovery process. You'll develop the knowledge and experience to work within community, primary and acute care settings, and gain the confidence to help clients take the first steps to changing their lives.Alongside preparing you to be an expert mental health nurse, our program recognises that all nurses need to be able to work with people suffering from physical health conditions and learning disabilities across the lifespan. We will give you a broad range of knowledge and skills pertinent to all the fields of nursing. This will include detailed knowledge of physical health care and essential physical nursing procedures as well as knowledge of, and the skills required to work with people who have learning disabilities. You’ll have a balanced learning experience with a wide and innovative range of teaching and assessment methods both in academic study and in practice. Your time with us will enable you to work with a range of allied health professions and other fields of nursing.Key features• Experience a programme that teaches contemporary and innovative mental health practice • Focus on developing your interpersonal skills and the importance of building therapeutic relationships.• Equip yourself with the knowledge and confidence to graduate with professional status as a registered mental health nurse.• Qualify with outstanding employment opportunities in a profession that offers excellent career progression.• Enjoy an accessible approach to your theoretical studies, with the option of studying in Plymouth, or at our new University of Plymouth School of Nursing in Exeter and Truro.• Experience clinical placements across Devon and Somerset, designed to maximise your range of experiences and clinical skills.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for its world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 77 2

    17th out of 79 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    146 70%

    8th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97.0 97%

    38th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    42nd

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    141 82%

    8th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    43rd

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    45th

    40

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