University of Wolverhampton
Mental Health Nursing
This demanding route is designed to meet the needs of highly motivated graduates, looking to rapidly advance their career within the nursing profession. This course has been closely developed with local Trust partners to reflect the increasing and rapidly changing requirements in patient care provision. The MMHN (PG) will create autonomous nurses with the clinical and leadership skills to synthesise data that will optimise the best possible patient care for people with mental illness.
Master of Nursing - MN: All candidates must hold an Honours degree (Bachelor) at 2:2 or above. Your degree should be in a health related subject (or other subjects where your degree has transferable skills that support you in becoming a nurse). Degrees in biological sciences, social sciences, psychology, behavioural sciences, and health studies are particularly relevant. Candidates must have GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English. Applicants who are not from the UK are required to have an English Language Qualification IELTS level score of 7 or above. Post graduate applicants will have to demonstrate a minimum of 770hrs experience (paid or unpaid) in a health care setting in order to establish caring attributes, commitment and resilience for a career in nursing. This will be mapped against the progression point 1 criteria stipulated by the NMC (2010); Applicants must demonstrate competence through completing a reflective portfolio in order to meet the NMC requirements for a shortened course and fulfil the NMC requirements of accreditation of prior learning. All offers are subject to a successful values based interview, satisfactory occupational health report and receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) certificate. You will be expected to meet the costs associated with the DBS clearance process. The NMC do not prevent overseas students from applying for a nursing and midwifery courses if they are self-funding. However the students will need to fully meet our entry requirements and also the NMC requirements (Standards for pre-registration nursing), which includes the IELTS requirement for nurses of 7.0, IELTS applies to EU and Non EU. Applicants will also be required to provide satisfactory personal statement and reference (academic or employer).
The two year full time course will focus on the acquisition of nursing skills in order to manage safe effective evidence based care to patients, through a range of relevant clinical placements, whilst undertaking the shift patterns of professional nurses. Students will be supported by appropriately qualified and inspirational mentors. This will facilitate the development of nurses that have advanced caring skills and the ability to improve quality and drive health care services. The development of complex mental health nursing practice will be acquired from a variety of community and acute settings reflecting the key drivers within the health sector. Academic mastery will be cultivated through problem based learning approaches with opportunities for skills simulation in our laboratories. Learning will be supported by academic experts and researchers in the field of nursing and interprofessional learning with other healthcare disciplines. This course would also be suitable for existing graduate NMC registrants wishing to undertake a 2nd registration at Masters Level in the field of mental health nursing.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Master of Nursing - MN||Full-time||September 2019||-||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||WV1 1SB||West Midlands|
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