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Nursing/Registered Nurse: Mental Health Nursing BSc (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Carlisle - Fusehill Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Passionate about making a positive impact on people every day you go to work? Do you want a rewarding career transforming the lives of people with mental health problems? You can as a mental health nurse.Our BSc Nursing in Mental Health will enable you to gain all of the knowledge and practical skills you need to become a confident and qualified Nursing and Midwifery Council registered mental health nurse.You'll spend 50% of your time on clinical placements in hospital and community settings in both city and rural healthcare systems. So, you can graduate knowing how to correctly care for people going through distressing changes in their psychological wellbeing in diverse situations.**Why Choose University of Cumbria**We're one of only a few UK universities offering child, adult, learning disability and mental health nursing. We do this so that you gain a great understanding of other nursing fields to bolster your nursing potential.And, by following the journey through the healthcare system from patients' perspectives, you'll develop as a career-ready nurse who can make positive changes to mental health care for the benefit of patients.You can study on either our friendly Lancaster or Fusehill Street, Carlisle, campus. Both are in great locations in historic, bustling cities with the Lake District National Park - now as UNESCO World Heritage Site - close by. And, with great transport links you can conveniently visit Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester or Liverpool.- 100% of students have secured a job after graduating- Eligible to join the Nursing and Midwifery Council register to practice as a qualified mental health nurse after graduation, enabling you to step straight into a job- Networking and employment opportunities thanks to our close links with NHS Trusts and care providers- Taught and supported closely by academic tutors who are mental health nurses with a wealth of experience- Tutors are actively involved in national and international research in their field, which ensures your learning is up-to-date with the latest thinking and practices- Opportunity to undertake your own research or take part in that being carried out by academic tutors, which will stand your CV out from the stack- Experience a journey through healthcare from a patient’s perspective – boosting your skills in empathy and compassion- Take part in health campaigns that can lead to implementing change in healthcare provision- Our students have coordinated conferences – such as dementia awareness and suicide prevention - which have become regular events for our all of our students- An enrichment placement, giving you the opportunity to go overseas to experience a different care system first-handAt the University of Cumbria, we also have a Mental Health Research Group, which aim to enable people to recover from mental health issues, and develop their social inclusion. Our research will ensure your learning is current and informed by the latest research.With 1 in 4 of the UK population experiencing psychological problems at some point in their life, the need for mental health nurses is increasing.So, study on our practical-centred course and step confidently into a rewarding career making a difference to people's lives every day you go to work.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 10,500per year

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

University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

A number of scholarships for undergraduates to the value of 50% of tuition costs for the first year, including the International Scholarship Programme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 72 2

    76th out of 83 4

  • Entry standards

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    123 62%

    48th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    48th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    120 69%

    42nd

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    80th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    42nd

    20

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