University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Nursing Studies (Registered Nurse - Mental Health)

**Why choose this course** Mental health issues can strike anyone of any age, from any background. We'll teach you the skills you need to meet this challenge and help patients improve their lives. Our PGDip Nursing Studies (Mental Health Nursing) will extend your existing knowledge into the field of mental health. You'll benefit from the support and inspiration of our expert staff, who have many years of hands-on practical experience. **What you will study** This course will make you an efficient, proactive practitioner equipped with the knowledge and awareness required to work in the field of mental health. Studying our course also offers you the chance to register as a professional mental health nurse while you achieve your postgraduate qualification. You'll benefit from our School of Health Sciences' excellent research and tuition, and your clinical decision-making and leadership skills will be greatly developed throughout the course. During your time with us, you will also be introduced to how the different things which go into care, such as psychosocial, spiritual, ethical and legal factors, affect how practice is carried out. By the time you graduate, you'll be ready to meet the needs of patients and their families.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: A minimum of a 2:2 in a relevant UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. GSCE English, Science and Maths at grade C or above. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall with 7.0 in each element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 CONCEPTS OF ENGAGEMENT:EMPOWERMENT & RECOVERY (ACCELERATED) - Core INNOVATION & LEADERSHIP (ACCELERATED) - Core PRACTICE MODULE (ACCELERATED) - Core MANAGING PHYSICAL& MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES (ACCELERATED) - Core WAYS OF WORKING & BUILDING BRIDGES (ACCELERATED) - Core Year 2 CLINICAL LEADERSHIP AND CONSOLIDATED PRACTICE (ACCELERATED) - Core RESEARCH FOR PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (ACCELERATED) - Core EFFECTIVE CARE PROVISION IN THE CRISIS SITUATION (ACCELERATED) - Core EFFECTIVE DECISION MAKING FROM FUNDAMENTAL TO COMPLEX CARE (ACCELERATED) - Core

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Surrey Research Park GU2 7YG South East

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