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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAR

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

- Build on your undergraduate experience and become a fully-qualified nurse in two years- Become eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a qualified nurse- Gain vital real-world experience; 50% of your course is spent on placement- Obtain sought-after postgraduate credentials, with a NHS Band 5 prospective starting salaryThis course provides you with the experience, skills and credentials you need to practice mental health nursing in the UK, in two years rather than three. You'll spend 39 weeks on placement - with mentoring and support throughout - and study in Hallam's cutting-edge facilities.**How you learn**This course equips you with the expertise, interpersonal skills and managerial ability needed for nursing those with mental health issues. You'll study in our facilities, and apply your skills across 39 weeks of practice-based learning. These placements take place across the region, in hospitals and homes. Throughout, you'll be supported by the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, and will be assigned a fully-qualified mental health nurse as a mentor. Graduation ensures your eligibility for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.**You learn through:**- Practice-based learning- Study in our advanced clinical suites- Lectures and seminars- Examination- Coursework- Case studies- Presentations**Applied learningWork placements**Practice-based learning is central to your development, and you spend 39 weeks of your course on placement. You gain experience in a diverse range of mental health nursing settings.Placements are across South Yorkshire and the Humber, with some of the UK's leading healthcare providers. On your placements, you are assigned a qualified and experienced mental health nurse as a mentor. They support you and make sure you are comfortable in your surroundings, so you make the most of the experience.You care for people with mental health problems, helping them to live their lives as normally as possible. Work may be based in people's homes, residential units and health centres.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,750per 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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An honours degree, recognised in the UK at 2.2 or above in any subject. A condition of all offers of a place on the MSc Nursing (Mental Health) will be the completion of a portfolio which includes evidence of how your first degree and prior experience relates to nursing. Guidance will be offered on how to complete the portfolio following a successful interview.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    73rd

  • 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

    44th out of 72 4

    59th out of 80 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    134 67%

    35th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    45th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    54th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    113 64%

    64th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    36th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    16th

    13

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