Community Mental Health Nursing, M.Sc. | An-Najah National University | Nablus, Palestinian Territory, Occupied
24 months
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The Community Mental Health Nursing program of the An-Najah National University is designed to equip ‎students with the latest research and theory in contemporary ‎mental health nursing and clinical practice.‎


The Community Mental Health Nursing program of the An-Najah National University will build knowledge in key areas of nursing and ‎mental health.‎

As this area of expertise continues to develop, new models of ‎care are established. A postgraduate qualification will equip ‎Students with the latest and emerging models of care.

Teaching and Learning

Teaching techniques included didactic lectures, case based discussion ‎groups and role playing. Informal feedback informed a flexible teaching ‎package. Assessment tools designed specifically for this course ‎included first, second and final exam and a clinical evaluation.

Short introductory talks that invite discussion, and mental health skills ‎can be taught using role play. The content of such training should be ‎driven by perceived local needs, and developed in conjunction with ‎local leaders and teachers within primary care services. Further ‎research will be needed to establish the impact on clinical outcomes.

Career Opportunities

Mental health is a broad field with a wide range of career choices.‎

The Community Mental Health Nurse develops a nursing diagnosis ‎and plan of care, implements the nursing process, and evaluates it ‎for effectiveness. Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurses (PMH- ‎offer primary care services to the psychiatric-mental health ‎population and treat individuals and families with psychiatric ‎disorders or the potential for such disorders using their full scope of ‎therapeutic skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Community Mental Health Nursing Contexts 
  • Psychopathology 
  • Mental Health Nursing Assessment in the Context of Nultidis 
  • Mental Health Nursing Assessment/CIinical 
  • Clinical Psycho-Pharmacology 
  • Acute Care 1 :Early Intervention and Crisis Intervention/Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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37 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prospective applicant should have a Bachelor degree from An-Najah National University or its equivalent from a Faculty or university credited by An-Najah National University.
  • A Placement Test for the major he/she is applying to.
  • Prospective applicant should be willing to meet with the Supervising Committee for a personal interview if the Specialised Department Council recommends that.
  • Earning a competitive GPA, is a matter usually determined and computed by the Specialized Department by the following formula: An applicant’s Bachelor’s GPA counts 70% and the applicant’s results on the Skills / Placement Exam and personal interview counts 30%.
  • An original or official transcript or copy of certified from both the university from which the applicant graduated and the Palestinian ministry of higher learning.
  • A certificate of work experience, if available.
  • Two recommendation Letters from faculty members or professionals.
  • Personal photo.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Nablus

1790 - 2357 ILS /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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