School of Health & Social Care - Bournemouth University

Bachelor in Mental Health Nursing - Grado en Enfermería de Salud Mental

School of Health & Social Care - Bournemouth University
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  • Modalidad:
  • Precio:
    £9000 for EU and UK students
    £13500 for international students
    Unlimited number of Scholarships available for next academic year
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  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2017
  • Lugar:
    Royal London House, Christchurch Road
    Dorset (Bournemouth) BH1 3LT
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Mental Health Nursing BSc (Hons)
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    One in four people will, at some time in their life, need help for mental health issues. This course has been specifically designed to give you a solid grounding in the theoretical and professional skills that are needed to offer high-quality evidence-based nursing care that meets the needs of clients, service users and their families. Graduating from this course will enable you to apply for professional registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC).

    One of the primary roles of a mental health nurse is to enable and educate, encouraging those experiencing mental health issues to progress towards recovery. The course prepares students to work in a variety of mental health settings with a diverse range of people. You will gain experience within inter-professional practice and develop skills in mental health nursing across the lifespan.


    260 to 300 tariff points from 3 A Levels or 3 A Levels and 1 AS Level including 80 points in a relevant subject, or equivalent qualifications. BTEC Extended Diploma of DDM - offers will be subject and grade specific, particularly in the science subjects. Access offers will be subject and grade specific particularly in the science subjects.


    Our School of Health and Social Care courses aim to help to make peoples’ lives better through excellence in education, practice development and research. By imbedding values of humanisation into our courses and research our graduates have the theoretical knowledge, skills and compassion to support individuals in challenging life situations.


    The BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing course is part of the School of Health and Social Care Nursing Framework which offers BSc (Hons) Children and Young People’s Nursing and BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing courses. Within the first year some units are common to all courses in the Nursing Framework with shared lectures. Our approach to interprofessional education means that throughout the course students will take part in shared workshops, lectures and learning events with other students on health related courses.

    Year 1- level C
    Identifying knowledge for nursing practice
    Mental Health, Wellbeing and Humanised care in Later Life
    Anatomy & Physiology during the lifespan
    Fundamental Communication Skills
    Origins & Expressions of Mental Health & Well Being
    Personal & professional development

    Year 2- level I
    Developing knowledge for practice
    Communication & therapeutic approaches in mental health
    Physical care in mental health settings
    The value base of mental health nursing
    Acute mental health – from crisis to wellbeing
    Exploring evidence to guide practice

    Year 3- Level H
    Evaluating knowledge for practice
    Service Improvement Project
    Mental health nursing in specific settings
    Reviewing the literature to inform practice
    Communication, leadership & management in mental health
    Supporting the recovery journey

    Salidas profesionales

    Graduates may wish to work as a registered nurse within the NHS or Primary Care Trusts, or within the private sector.

    Career progression may lead to:

    Mental Health Nurse in an In-Patient Environment: Acute Admissions Unit, Elderly Care, Treatment Wards, Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, Rehabilitation
    Community Mental Health Nurse
    Specialist Nurse: Eating Disorders, Addictions, Forensic Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychological Therapist.

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