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Nursing Studies (Mental Health) Pre-registration MSc

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    106 weeks

Course summary

Course overview:

Mental health nursing involves the care of people experiencing mental health problems and their families. As a mental health nurse you become an important member of a multi-professional team working in partnership with adults and children experiencing mental health problems, and their families and carers with a range of complex needs.

If you are a motivated graduate with healthcare experience, this course gives you an exciting opportunity to work towards professional registration within two years, and prepares you for a fulfilling and successful career in mental health nursing. During the course you develop the essential knowledge and mental health nursing skills required to care for people and their families in a variety of diverse mental healthcare settings including hospital and community care. During these placements you are required to participate in shift working to include weekends and night is innovative course prepares you to be a confident and competent skilled practitioner and, ultimately, demonstrate your ability to lead and manage the care of individuals and their families. This course develops resilient and future-ready nurses who hold strong professional values, are able to exercise clinical judgement, challenge inequality, champion diversity and uphold the integrity of the profession whilst delivering high-quality, person-centred compassionate e course content reflects the changing and challenging nature of providing healthcare in the 21st century and the evolving and diverse role of the registered nurse.

Professional accreditation

After successfully completing this course you are eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council on the nurses' part of the Professional Register (Mental Health Nursing). During this course you are expected to work to the spirit of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code (2018) at all times - the Code (2018) Professional Standards of Practice and Behaviour for Nurses and Midwives, Nursing and Midwifery Council London. Please note that 100% attendance is expected during this course.

How you are assessed:

A variety of assessment methods consider different learning styles including written assignments, presentations and timed exams. The assessments help you develop the transferable skills sought by managers within the NHS such as delivering presentations, developing a business case, designing and defending posters and action plans, being able to engage in personal reflection and write for publication.

Essential proficiencies must be met for this course - they include:

  • numerical calculations in relation to drug administration
  • physical and manual dexterity to undertake clinical skills
  • your observational and auditory ability to carry out holistic practical examinations and emergency care
  • an accurate interpretation of assessment data and written records, such as drug prescription charts and treatment plans, to inform clinical decision making
  • keeping accurate and legible records.

Our Disability Services team helps students with additional needs resulting from disabilities such as sensory impairment or learning difficulties such as dyslexia.

Career opportunities:

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. You have the opportunity to explore future career and academic development opportunities including becoming an NMC professional registrant, plus possible progression to becoming a non-medical prescriber, an advanced practitioner, alumni member or graduate researcher. Progression to doctoral studies may also be considered on completing this course.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,500per year

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

University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • 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 77 8

    31st out of 79 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 57%

    58th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97 97%

    38th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    36th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    117 68%

    48th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    9th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    21st

    50

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