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About

Nursing is one of the most varied and challenging careers anyone can undertake. Nursing is frequently described as exciting and fulfilling; no two days are the same. Our MSc Pre-registration Nursing (Mental Health) at University of Plymouth is your entry route through to nurse registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a nurse in the mental health field.

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Overview

Graduates in any discipline with recent health care experience can apply for this MSc Pre-registration Nursing (Mental Health) two year programme offered at University of Plymouth .

On completion you will progress on to a rewarding career and work in a range of healthcare settings nationally or internationally. Once you know a nursing career is for you, and you are ready for advanced level study, then join us on this tailor made programme which is designed to recognise the skills that graduates already have and build on these.

Key features

  • Experience a programme that teaches contemporary and innovative mental health practice.
  • Focus on developing your interpersonal skills and the importance of building therapeutic relationships.
  • Equip yourself with the knowledge and confidence to graduate with professional status as a registered mental health nurse.
  • Qualify with outstanding employment opportunities in a profession that offers excellent career progression.
  • Experience clinical placements across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, designed to maximise your range of experiences and clinical skills.
  • Dedicated master’s level seminar and tutorial support time. Built around critical reflexivity (thinking deeply about the impact of our assumptions, values, and actions on others). The programme cumulates in a 40 credit systematic review module that prepares you to perform as a capable and autonomous practitioner, fit for registration in the mental health field of nursing practice.

Careers with this subject:

Understanding where your degree subject could take you is an important first step in career planning. Due to the transferrable nature of the skills you gain from your studies, you may discover that there is a much wider range of opportunities open to you within this profession that you may first appreciate.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Nursing Care in Context 
  • Human Biology and Pathophysiology 
  • Assessing Needs and Planning Care 
  • Pharmacology and Medicines Optimisation 
  • Co-ordinating Care for Complex Health Needs 
  • Developing Nursing Practice 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 Applications can usually be made throughout the year, and are considered until programmes are full. 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor (honours) degree at 2:2 or above in any discipline.
  • 750 relevant clinical practice hours gained within the last 5 years, working in health related environments relevant to the course, for example hospitals, GP surgeries, nursing homes, hospices, and other community settings, including work as an Healthcare Assistant/ Nursing Associate/ Assistant Practitioner. The practice must be confirmed by a registered healthcare professional and is subject to Recognition of Prior Learning regulations.
  • 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above to include Mathematics, English, and Science. Consideration may be given to Functional Skills Level 2 in Mathematics. Please note we do not accept Functional Skills Level 2 in English, or Key Skills in Maths or English, or Adult Literacy/Numeracy.
  • We welcome applicants with international qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15700 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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