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Nursing Mental Health, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

As a modern, civic university, LJMU is integral to the life of the city, but we are also global in our approach, forging international partnerships to facilitate world-leading research and collaboration to tackle some of the huge global issues facing the modern world that have an everyday impact here at home.

As a student on this MA Nursing Mental Health postgraduate degree at the Liverpool John Moores University you will learn from a programme team with a depth and breadth of clinical and academic knowledge designed to ensure you are supported in developing both personally and professionally.

Employability

Further your career prospects

LJMU has an excellent employability record with 96% (HESA 2017) of our postgraduates in work or further study six months after graduation. Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.

As a Registered Nurse working within your chosen field of expertise you may already be in full-time employment.

Postgraduate study is used by some students to support career progression and promotion. For others, it provides an opportunity to explore a different field and change professional direction. Central for all though, is the desire to update their skills and enhance their knowledge. 

As a degree profession nursing sees the added value that research, learning and academic study can have on the patient journey, quality of care and of course a nurse’s personal and professional development. Key to this is lifelong learning strongly supported by the regulatory body the Nursing and Midwifery Council through revalidation.

This programme offers progressive, practice-focused learning and development within a constantly evolving clinical world.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mentorship in Health Care Practice 
  • Safeguarding in Multi-Professional Practice 
  • Working Systemically in Practice with Complex Individuals and Families 
  • Collaborative and Professional Practice in Dementia Care 
  • Understanding Addictions 
  • Addictions: Policy and Interventions 
  • Negotiated Work-Based Learning 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Registered Nurse status
  • a minimum 2:1 Honours degree 
  • evidence of Level 6 or Level 7 study

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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