What will I learn?

**Why study MSc Mental Health Nursing at BU?**- The NMC permit prior learning, in any subject, to be recognised where it meets course outcomes and requirements - applicants will need to demonstrate this in an entry portfolio- Blending theory with real-world experience, this course helps you develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to register and practice as a registered mental health nurse- You will complete dedicated study at Master’s level to achieve a postgraduate qualification, with a focus on research skills and leadership- 50% of the course is spent in practice placements to gain practical mental health nursing experience in various healthcare environments such as care homes, private clinics to community nursing teams- Newly built skills facilities include simulated community home settings and hospital wards, allowing you to learn and practice safely- Our annual Careers Fair has numerous healthcare exhibitors in attendance, helping you to gain employment as a registered nurse on completion of the course. Accredited by the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC), this course will prepare you to be eligible to register and practice as a registered (mental health) nurse and to graduate with an MSc Mental Health Nursing award.   **Funding support**: Nursing students may be eligible for a non-repayable government training grant of at least £5,000 a year and mental health nursing students may also be eligible for an additional £1,000 specialist subject payment as it has been confirmed as a shortage specialism. Find out more information about the funding: https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/nhs-learning-support-fund.Students enrolling on this course are eligible to apply for loans from the Student Loans Company. These cover tuition fees of up to £9,250 per year and support living costs. These loans are the same as those available to undergraduate students.

Which department am I in?

Department of Nursing Science

Study options

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,500.00 (US$ 20,666) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Talbot Campus,

Fern Barrow,

Poole,

BH12 5BB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must High School Graduation Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0, plus at least one of the following: SATR tests are accepted only on courses in which all subjects are considered. Students will need a combined score between 1700 and 1800 (pre-March 2016) or between 1200 and 1300 (post-March 2016). The required score will vary according to the course applied for. Students must have also completed High School Graduation Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0. SATR, SATS, AP and ACT test score requirements will vary depending on the course you are applying for and SATS and AP tests must be taken according to the relevant subject requirement of their course.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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