Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Nursing Studies (Adult or Mental Health Nursing)

This course allows students to become a nurse in 2 years instead of 3. They spend 52 weeks on placement, with the support of the University and an experienced nurse mentor. Following the course students are able to apply for registration to the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a qualified nurse.

Entry requirements

Some experience of delivering care in a professional or voluntary capacity, and a reference from a current or recent employer or educational institution; normally 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English language or literature, mathematics and a science (single or double) or equivalent, plus a degree, recognised in the UK at 2.2 or above; applicants also need to: provide a reference from a current or recent employer or educational institution; be confident in using computers to complete academic work; have a full criminal records check when enrolling; applicants must declare any criminal convictions, cautions and bindings over, including those considered spent, during the admissions process; criminal convictions do not necessarily prevent acceptance onto the course, but some may be regarded by an employer or professional body as excluding applicants from practice.

Course modules

Stage 1: fundamentals of public health: science and practice; essentials of nursing: science; practice and relationship centred care; stage 2; integrating the science and practice of nursing; developing relationship centred care: science and practice; application of the science and practice of public health; developing collaborative practice; stage 3; consolidating and leading the science and practice of relationship centred care; managing public health (science and practice).

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: examination, project work, coursework, case studies, presentations, assessment of nursing practice in the placement area.

Sponsorship information

If you are studying a course funded by the Department of Health (DoH) fees will normally be paid by the DoH; students may be eligible for an NHS bursary but will not be eligible for the bursaries and scholarships described in the Sheffield Hallam Bursary Scheme; to qualify as a home student, the student must have been living in the UK for over 3 years and have indefinite leave to remain or refugee status.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 32,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 32,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 32,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 32,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Collegiate Crescent Campus Sheffield S10 2BP Yorkshire and the Humber

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0114 225 5555