University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Pre-Registration Nursing (Mental Health)

The programme aims to enable graduate students to practice effectively within a professional values base in a variety of health and social care settings: emphasising compassion, communication and dignity in care. We aim to help you gain an advanced understanding, knowledge and the skills required in becoming a first level qualified nurse with a sound portfolio of clinical and interpersonal skills, preparing you for your preferred career pathway.

Entry requirements

Applicants will be selected based upon the following: Assessment at course interview; occupational health medical screening; disclosure and barring service criminal background check; satisfactory reference, indicating suitability for the course. In addition to the above selection criteria, all candidates must demonstrate achievement of the academic entry requirements, as follows: 1st Degree (2.2 or above); GCSE Mathematics (Grade C or above); GCSE English (Grade C or above); settled residency status, for 3 years' or more prior to commencement of the course.

Course modules

Modules for the mental health nursing field include: Exploring the context and culture of nursing and health; foundations of mental health nursing; 2 9 week practice placements; developing and applying clinical practice in mental health nursing; evidence for practice; 2 10 week practice placements; developing the autonomous practitioner; dissertation; 1 10 week and 1 12 week practice placements.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 760 per Credit (England) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 760 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 760 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 760 per Credit (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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