Ayr Campus, Dumfries Campus, Paisley Campus, Lanarkshire Campus
Get your career as a mental health nurse off on its best foot forward with UWS's BSc Mental Health Nursing, with an NMC accredited BSc Honours pathway providing a competitive, optional additional year to progress to Honours degree qualification.
You’ll gain the knowledge, skills, practical experience and confidence to treat complex health and mental health needs, with a recovery-focused approach.
This degree consists of 50% theory and 50% work-based learning; allowing you to put the theory you learn into practice in real life clinical environments. Theory is delivered in a hybrid model, blending online and campus-based delivery to support your application of theory to clinical practice.
Upon graduation, you’ll achieve registration as a Registered Nurse in Mental Health with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
2024 entry requirements
4 Highers at BBBC plus English and Maths at National 5.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBCC plus English and Maths at National 5.
3 Highers at BBC (standard entry) or BC (widening access entry) plus English and Maths at National 5 + UWS First Steps into Nursing module.
On successful completion of your award you will be eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Nurse in Mental Health.
School of Health and Life Sciences
Mental Health Nursing and Integrated Practice