M.Sc. On Campus

Mental Health Nursing

University of the West of Scotland

24 months
16400 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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Mental Health Nursing degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland is an exciting, innovative two year pre-registration Adult Nursing course. 


Mental Health Nursing degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland is the first of its kind in Scotland that is underpinned by Masters' level education. This will enable you to become a highly educated nurse with longer term potential for roles in areas such as

  • management
  • leadership
  • consultancy
  • educational
  • research


Upon graduation you will be fit-for-practice and will contribute to the leadership of a competent, dynamic workforce. You will be suitably equipped to secure employment within a range of healthcare areas.

Further Study

On completion of our course, you may wish to consider further study in a variety of academic and clinical pathways. The following are an example of some further study/progression routes that are available:-
  • Master Degree by Research (MRes)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Professional Doctorate

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Nursing 
  • Nursing Values in Practice 
  • The Nursing Profession
  • Mental Health Nursing Practice 
  • Contemporary Mental Health 
  • Working with Vulnerability 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

You must:

  • possess an appropriate degree in a biological, health, social science, nursing or related subject
  • possess an appropriate mathematics qualification. Typically accepted qualifications are SQA Standard Grade Credit, SQA Intermediate 2, SQA National 5 or GCSE at C, or above. Equivalent qualifications accepted. A numeracy test will be provided for applicants who do not posses an appropriate mathematics qualification

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 24 months.

Rest of Uk (English, Northern Irish, Welsh)/ Republic of Ireland

  • £9,250 Cost per year of study


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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