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Nursing (Mental Health) with NMC Registration MSc



What will I learn?

Are you a high achieving graduate wanting to get into mental health nursing? Fast-track your career with this exciting two-year course. Discover the knowledge you need to become a compassionate and confident Registered Nurse.With our diverse teaching, state-of-the-art hospital wards and clinical placement opportunities, you can gain the skills you need to help make a difference to a patient’s life.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**This exciting and dynamic MSc programme is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and is delivered in a shorter time scale (two years as opposed to the standard BSc undergraduate three years route). We've been running our nursing programmes for many years and have a high rate of employability. Many of our students are employed by the Trust that they worked with during their time at the University.You will benefit from an excellent standard of teaching provided by staff from the University and practice, in partnership with our NHS Trust partners. As well as this you will be taught by lecturers who have a wide expertise in the field. Our lecturers also maintain close links with practice, ensuring that the programme is up-to-date with modern practice.We have simulation facilities to enable you to practise your skills in a realistic and safe environment. We offer continuous support throughout the programme, both in the University and in practice.You will receive personal tutoring and benefit from a high level of research within the teaching team. You will also benefit from our annual one day inter-professional conference, focused on safeguarding and dementia.As well as this you will have the opportunity to put your learnt skills into practice through a range of clinical placements. We're renowned for the support we offer you while you are on placement. Members of the teaching staff are assigned to each clinical area and will visit you regularly whilst you are out in practice.**What facilities can I use?**During your time at BNU you’ll have access to our state-of-the-art facilities including our library, computer suites and simulation suites.Simulation is an important aspect of our nursing and healthcare programmes. Students regularly spend time in these areas, to practice technical skills and use the newest technologies, in a safe and supportive environment. We use simulation manikins programmed to act like humans, and ‘moulage’ – the process of applying mock, realistic injuries for training purposes. We also engage service users in role-play sessions. This allows us to provide realistic scenarios where students can gain experience, exposure and feedback to boost their confidence before going out on placement.Both our Uxbridge and Aylesbury campuses offer these facilities to students.**What will I study?**Mental health nursing involves more than practice. You'll grasp the theory and facts behind diagnosis that can help you make crucial decisions when looking after a patient. You will be able to design strategies for the collection and analysis of scholarly material relating to care, as well as being able to identify issues from a wide perspective. You will be able to lead changes in practice, improving the quality of delivery of care.**Clinical Placements**Majority of our placements are within centres of excellence in North West London and the Thames Valley NHS and private practice, due to our brilliant connections and partnerships. Clinical practice opportunities include:- adult acute mental health inpatients- adult mental health recovery inpatients- older persons mental health inpatients- children and adolescent mental health services- forensic mental health community teams- prison healthcare- a range of community services supporting people to remain in their home whilst receivin

Which department am I in?

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Study options

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,250.00 (US$ 17,190) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2023


Uxbridge Campus

106 Oxford Road,



UB8 1NA, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have ACT with a score of approximately 24 are considered.

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


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