City, University of London

City, University of London

Mental Health Nursing

1/2 of the time on the course is spent on clinical placements carried out in blocks of 8 to 12 weeks which allows students to follow patients through entire treatment cycles and to see how their work has improved their patients' lives; areas of study include the theoretical issues relating to mental health nursing, mental health in the context of the family, group-based approaches towards the promotion of recovery, and contributing factors within the context of the community; on completion of the course, students will be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Entry requirements

A degree of 2.2 or above in biological, psychosocial, social sciences, social policy, health studies or vocational health-related subject; other closely-related subjects may also be considered; CRB; applicants are also required to have occupational health clearance prior to starting the course.

Course modules

Year 1: Introduction to professional practice; introduction to mental health nursing; the developing mental health practitioner; year 2: consolidation of professional practice; meeting challenges in mental health practice.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7040 5060