Nursing - Mental Health
Application deadlines: April 30
Application fee: £90
International tuition: £15,600
You'll study alongside Adult Nursing students to gain an understanding of how health and social care professionals work together to bring about the best in patient-centred care. Each year meets the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requirement of 50% theory and 50% practice. You’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of nursing, and then progress to specialist areas of mental health nursing such as therapeutic skills, recovery and leadership skills. As a student you’re encouraged to demonstrate a growing appreciation of life sciences, health and wellbeing, social and behavioural sciences, values, law, ethics nursing care and compassion, communication and quality improvement. You'll also learn about the principles and application of recovery focused care and trauma informed practice. These themes are coupled with evidence-informed clinical and relationship based skills as the basis of this course.
This program can be done
School leavers are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. SQA Advanced Highers: BBB or equivalents. English Language Requirements: IELTS 7.0 with minimum 6.5 in writing and 7.0 in reading, speaking and listening; Pearson Test of English 67 with a minimum of 60 in writing and 67 in reading, speaking and listening; IBT TOEFL 100 with no subtest lower than 20.
This course is the beginning of a career which involves ongoing professional development. Some of the graduates focus on initially consolidating their learning by working in practice. Others progress to postgraduate studies. Many of the Mental Health nursing graduates find roles within the NHS. However, others have found employment in other areas of the public sector, as well as within the third sector of health and social care. As the policy of health and social care integration continues to progress, the role of the mental health nurse is expanding, providing a diverse range of opportunities following graduation and post-registration Career options may include working in acute units, in the community or in specialist areas such
Stirling , United Kingdom