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Nursing Studies (Mental Health) BSc (Hons)

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**September and January intakes.****Course overview**: One in four of the UK population experiences a mental health problem at some point in their lives. This is not restricted by age, cultural, occupational or income groups. This mental health nursing degree course enables you to develop the values, knowledge and skills to work effectively with individuals experiencing a variety of mental health problems whilst supporting their families and carers.The skills and knowledge you develop range from fundamental therapeutic communication to specific interventions used with individuals who have problems such as depression and severe mental illness. You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to work in diverse settings, and develop a leadership role within the health and social care team. To be a nurse and to share people’s healthcare experiences, in sometimes very difficult and emotional times, is a privilege. The public place high expectations and levels of trust on nurses, and the course develops practitioners who can meet these expectations. It is hard work and challenging. Therefore, to work within the healthcare sector it is essential that you are able to demonstrate the core values embedded within the NHS Constitution: working together for patients, respect and dignity, commitment to quality of care, compassion, improving lives and everyone counts.50% of the learning time is spent engaging in University or self-managed learning activities (theory) and 50% of the time is spent within placement allocations (practice). Throughout the course, as part of the placement experience, you will be required to participate in a shift pattern rota and work weekends and undertake night duties. The range of placements provide diverse and rewarding learning experiences. Placements may not be near to your home or within your local trust. You are expected to travel to different areas. The structure and sequencing of University and placement-based learning means that holidays are fixed - it is not possible to take holidays outside of the set dates.**After the course**: A diverse range of career opportunities are available within the NHS and private sectors in the UK and overseas. This course provides a stepping stone from which you can develop your expertise in the fields of nursing practice, leadership, research, education and consultancy.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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

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We will consider the A-level equivalency of your specific qualifications against our entry requirements and help you through every stage of the application process. For applicants whose first language is not English, we accept a variety of English language tests IELTS and IELTS Indicator (International English Language Testing System – academic version) with 5.5 overall and they are listed on our?International Entry Requirements page.

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University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 78 2

    34th out of 77 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    120 57%

    58th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    13th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.60 72%

    71st

    35
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    126 75%

    38th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    22nd

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    50th

    29

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