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Mental Health Nursing

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Ayr Campus, Dumfries Campus, Paisley Campus, Lanarkshire Campus

Content

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).

Entry Requirements

2024 entry requirements
Standard entry:
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.

Alternative entry:
3 Highers at BBC (standard entry) or BC (widening access entry) plus English and Maths at National 5 + UWS First Steps into Nursing module.

Progression Routes

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.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

B760

Course Length

3 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Mental Health Nursing and Integrated Practice

SCQF Level

9

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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