This demanding course is designed to meet the needs of highly motivated graduates, looking to rapidly advance their career within the nursing profession. With a person-centred approach, you will develop clinical and leadership skills to provide the best possible patient care for adults demonstrating the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to provide safe and effective nursing care
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to apply to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to practise as a registered mental health nurse in a range of diverse health and social care settings. As a student, the experience you gain will allow you to pursue a range of pathways, with exposure to patients from other areas including mental health and learning disability nursing.
Nursing is a demanding profession which requires hard work, commitment, the ability to problem solve, work independently, and contribute to care as part of a team. This course has been closely developed with local trust partners to reflect the increasing and rapidly changing requirements in patient care provision. Opportunities within nursing are vast: working clinically, becoming a manager, working in a research environment, working abroad and in education.
The course is split 50% in a clinical practice environment and 50% in the academic setting of the University. As well as graduating with a master’s degree, upon successful completion you will be able to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and practice as a registered nurse in the field of Mental Health nursing.