Nursing (Pre-Registration) Mental Health, M.Sc. | University of Huddersfield | Huddersfield, United Kingdom
24 months
Duration
18000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The M.S. in Nursing (Pre-Registration) Mental Health at University of Huddersfield provides the opportunity for those who have studied an undergraduate degree to undertake a two-year full-time Master's course and upon successful completion receive eligibility for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). 

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Overview

Key Facts about Nursing (Pre-Registration) Mental Health at University of Huddersfield  

The course helps you to develop the skills required, in order to become a confident, competent, caring and compassionate mental health nurse. Using a person-centred approach you will learn how to facilitate recovery of service users in various settings, including those who are acutely ill, those in rehabilitation services and those experiencing long-term conditions across the lifespan. You will also have opportunities to learn about partnership approaches to caring for service users, carers and families.

  • The course will assist you to develop both practical and theoretical skills, in order to achieve your full potential as a child nurse and meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards. These include professional values, communication and interpersonal skills, nursing practice and decision making, and leadership, management and team working.
  • This challenging and intensive course comprises 50% theory and 50% practice, where you will undertake placements in a range of settings. The course consists of two years, each comprising of a number of compulsory modules, where you will have the opportunity to study alongside students from the other fields of nursing.
  • You will be taught by Lecturers who are committed and passionate, as well as practice supervisors and assessors who are research active and have extensive and varied experience in mental health nursing.
  • Teaching takes place in innovative and contemporary teaching and learning environments, including a fully equipped simulated ward.
  • Student support will be given from personal tutors and year leaders, as well as academic learning support and experienced practice supervisors and assessors.

Being a mental health nurse requires patience, empathy and listening skills. You will have the opportunity to develop intellectual, personal and professional skills required for practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Becoming a professional - Mental Health Nursing 
  • Mental Health Nursing 
  • Nursing Practice  
  • Understanding knowledge and evidence for nursing
  • Developing as a professional 
  • Developing critical knowledge and skills in Mental Health Nursing
  • Developing research knowledge and evidence for Mental Health 
  • Being a professional
  • Enhancing knowledge and skills in Mental Health Nursing 
  • Using evidence and research to enhance Mental Health Nursing practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) and work experience relevant to the programme to be followed. Applicants with an Honours degree and considerable relevant experience may also be considered if they can demonstrate their ability to study at Masters level.
  • Completed 12 years of general education
  • If successful at interview, applicants are required to successfully demonstrate that they have completed 550 hours of theory through studying/reading and a minimum of 325 hours of practice before they start the course using a Pre-Entry Portfolio. Students may choose to have either 325 or 700 hours of practice verified in the Pre-Entry Portfolio. A broad range of experience can be used for this including observations and reading. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 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 Huddersfield

600 - 1000 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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