This MSc in Mental Health Nursing is designed for well motivated individuals looking for a rewarding and challenging career. As a Mental Health Nurse, you should be patient and compassionate in order to recognise individual needs and the appropriate interventions for them. It is all about helping people make positive changes to their lives and supporting them on their journey of recovery.
Cityâs MSc (pre-registration) Mental Health Nursing offers you the opportunity to train in one of Londonâs leading and most well-established departments for nursing education. Our priority is to ensure that you graduate with the skills and knowledge to enter the mental health nursing profession, which can often be a stressful and challenging environment, with confidence.
As a student at City, you will combine theoretical study with clinical experience, working with London's diverse population in leading hospitals and community settings. We will prepare you for all aspects of the profession including supporting people working towards recovery, dealing with crisis and emergency situations, improving the effect of patientsâ physical health, detecting deterioration and how to approach, assess and provide the most appropriate care and treatment in differing situations.
The course has three programme stages, which must be successfully completed in order to progress to the next programme stage.
Programme Stage One of the course is 21 weeks and focuses on the underlying foundation concepts and principles associated with nursing practice.
Programme Stage Two is 33 weeks and will enable you to build upon your previous knowledge and experience so you can develop an ability to deliver person-centred care in different contexts.
Programme Stage Three is 27 weeks and focuses on encouraging you to develop a coherent systematic, detailed knowledge of adult nursing so that you can lead and influence practice.
Students are expected to complete 40 hours per week during clinical practice, simulated practice and IPE. During the theoretical component of the course, there are a mixture of lectures and small group sessions which may be held between 09.00 -18.00.
Assessments include the following:
Seminar Presentation and Report
Leadership and Management
Dissertation in the form of a Critically Appraised Topic (CAT)
Application deadline details:
City is located in an amazing spot, hop on the tube at Angel or Barbican and you’ll be anywhere in Central London in minutes! London is such an exciting place to go to University, the possibilities are endless. The lecturers are passionate and knowledgeable, and the courses are really interactive and informative. The careers service was a massive help too, especially the CV appointments, so you'll feel really confident you'll be employed in graduate work after it’s all over.
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