London South Bank University

London South Bank University

Mental Health Nursing

Throughout the course, you will gain practice experience in a wide range of in-patient and community settings, reflecting the diversity of mental health specialties. This could include acute psychiatry, child and adolescent mental health, forensic psychiatry, eating disorders, addictions and rehabilitation.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor degree with a minimum 2.2 classification. Candidates without a health or science related degree are required to complete a Life Sciences work book package to satisfy the Life Sciences element of the APL portfolio. In accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requirements, Maths and English GCSEs/equivalent (at C or above) are also required.

Course modules

Modules include: Applied biological and pharmacological sciences for nursing; frameworks and concepts for mental health nursing; public health and well-being; best practice in mental health nursing; working with complex presentations; politics and leadership; disstertation (optional).

Sponsorship information

If you are attending a Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Therapeutic Radiography, Diagnostic Radiography or Operating Department Practice course and meet certain residency and eligibility criteria you will have your tuition fees paid in full by the NHS and you will normally receive an income assessed bursary from the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA). The bursary is a grant intended to cover living costs and is non-repayable.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southwark Campus Kensington and Chelsea SE1 0AA South East

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