Nursing (Mental Health) BSc (Hons) - Pre-registration

In Preston

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Learn how to safely and effectively deliver quality nursing care with one of the UK’s leading providers of health and social care education. After successfully completing this degree course, you’ll be a registered nurse, with all the skills and knowledge you need to make a real difference to people’s lives. The curriculum addresses national benchmarks and is split between 50% theoretical study - including time spent in small groups with other students who’ve chosen the same field of nursing as you - and 50% practical clinical experience, working with a local NHS Trust on a variety of placements to build your confidence and develop the hands-on nursing skills you need. Opportunities for an overseas clinical experience is available, subject to conditions.




Preston (Lancashire)
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University Of Central Lancashire, PR1 2HE


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Entry Requirements 2017/18 112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2; General Studies accepted BTEC - Distinction, Merit, Merit/Distinction* Distinction* Access to HE Diploma: 30 level 3 credits at Merit or above GCSE Maths and English at Grade C (IELTS 7.0)  

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Course programme

Course at a Glance Year 1

  • Fundamental Skills for Nursing Practice
  • Learning to Learn
  • Contemporary Influences on Health
  • Ethics, Law and Professionalism
  • Introduction to Medicines Management
  • Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology

Year 2

  • Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing
  • Principles and Skills of Mental Health Assessment and Care Planning
  • Mental Health Law and Policy
  • Values-based Practice
  • Medicines Management for Mental Health Nurses
  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology for Mental Health Nurses.
  • Opportunity for an international placement through Erasmus in Europe, or independent placements overseas, linked to option module choice.

Year 3

  • Management of Physical Health within Mental Health
  • Therapeutic Interventions in Mental Health Care
  • Transforming Evidence into Nursing Practice
  • One option module
  • Includes a 12 week placement: internship period - preparation for practice as a registered nurse
    Plus field specific modules

Nursing (Mental Health) BSc (Hons) - Pre-registration

Price on request