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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

    Exeter

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • 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.* Achieve a bachelors honours degree and register as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council in mental health enabling you to progress on to a rewarding career and work in a range of healthcare settings nationally or internationally. 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.* Experience a course 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, our Knowledge Spa campus in Truro or at our new University of Plymouth School of Nursing in Exeter.* Experience clinical placements across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, designed to maximise your range of experiences and clinical skills.* 86% of students surveyed for Nursing (Mental Health) were satisfied overall with their course in the 2020 National Student Survey (NSS).* Learn from experienced Drs and Professors in their field.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

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

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The English Language Centre offers courses to help develop academic English language skills – both before (pre-sessional courses) and during students’ studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 77 8

    13th out of 78 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    138 83%

    19th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    42
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

    62nd

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    139 66%

    15th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    13th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    30th

    12

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