Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Nursing (Mental Health)

This programme acts as preparation both for registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and for taking on the responsibilities and accountability involved. It aims to: provide graduates holding a health-related degree the opportunity to study at level 7; the theory that underpins nursing practice and develops knowledge and skills through evidence-based learning. Practice experience is gained in both hospital and community settings.

Entry requirements

Normally a 1st degree of at least 2.1 in a health related subject, plus 5 GCSEs at grade C and above including mathematics, English language and a science subject; students need to have relevant clinical experience to undertake the 2 year programme.

Course modules

Modules include: fundamental concepts of nursing care; introduction to anatomy and physiology; care, compassion and communication within nursing practice; development of fields within nursing; developing knowledge and values within mental health nursing; public health in contemporary nursing practice; evidence and research for professional practice; developing skills for safe and effective practice; developing knowledge and values within mental health nursing; implementation of mental health nursing, knowledge and values; public health in contemporary nursing practice; applied life and nursing sciences; evidence and research for professional practice; developing skills for safe and effective practice; specialist interventions within mental health nursing; leading and improving nursing; research methods and evidence based practice; specialist interventions within mental health nursing; advances in mental health nursing practice; preparation for working life; research methods and evidence based practice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MNurs Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MNurs Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MNurs Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MNurs Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 243 7900