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BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registration (Mental Health Nursing )

De Montfort University
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Course UCAS code: B701
Qualification type:
  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
**Please note that this course has a January start date. To make your application for January 2020, please select the December 2019 start date** The Nursing with Registration (Mental Health Nursing) degree will equip you with practical and interpersonal skills, theoretical knowledge and values necessary to deliver high quality, evidence-based mental health care throughout your future career. **Reasons to study Nursing with Registration (Mental Health Nursing) at DMU:** **100% of our Nursing graduates from summer 2016 are in work or further study after graduating** According to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2015-16 report [above the sector average of 94.3%] **Accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)** with extensive career opportunities worldwide (subject to country-specific criteria) **Eligibility to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)** upon graduation, enabling employment in a wide variety of clinical areas **More than 50 years’ teaching experience** in delivering high quality professional education to our diverse studentship **Benefit from two intakes** per academic year in September and March **Strong links and integrated work placements** with local health and social care providers allow you to put theory in to practice **£12 million investment in our Faculty’s facilities** includes purpose-built clinical skills suites which replicate real-life settings **International experience opportunities** in the second year to undertake an observational experience abroad (subject to conditions) **DMU has achieved Gold, the highest ranking possible under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)** Indicating the outstanding learning and teaching on offer at DMU. [Office for Students, 2017] The TEF Panel judged that De Montfort University delivers **“consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.”** [Office for Students, 2017] *Please note that there are two students intakes per year for the Mental Health Nursing course at DMU. In the 2018/19 academic year, these intakes are September 2018 and March 2019. In the 2019/20 academic year, these intakes are September 2019 and January 2020. Due to the high demand for this programme, you will be notified which intake you have been assigned following the completion of the interview process.
YEAR ONE: Professional Responsibility 1; Skills and Evidence for Professional Practice; Foundations of Nursing Practice; Promotion of Health and Well-being; Holistic Nursing Interventions. YEAR TWO: Professional Responsibility 2; Analysing Evidence for Healthcare; Complex Care Needs; Responding to Altered Health Needs; Contemporary Issues in Nursing. YEAR THREE: Professional Responsibility 3; Dissertation; Working in Partnership with Service Users and Carers; Transitions to Professional Practice.
Assessment Methods:
Learning is supported by a strong system of personal tutors and teaching teams, clinical work placements and enthusiastic mentors. Teaching methods include: lectures, seminars, presentations, tutorials, enquiry-based problem solving and independent e-learning. You will complete blocks of clinical placements 37.5 hours per week and blocks comprised of theory and independent learning hours up to an equivalent of 37.5 hours each week. Students in practice placements are allocated a mentor to help develop and support learning. Practice is assessed through the completion of your practice portfolio, clinical skills log, submission of service user/ expert by experience feedback and undertaking the required number of hours in practice. Theory is assessed through written assignments including as essays, reports, Critical incident analysis, blog (weblog), examinations, and culminating in your dissertation.
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15 January

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De Montfort University is brilliant for those wanting to express their creative skills through a degree. The university itself is just 10 minutes from the city centre and with shops almost on campus itself there is a choice of places to grab a bite to eat for those students nights where cooking isn't an option. As for nightlife the The city's pubs and clubs are close to the uni, most are on one street so walkingis no worry. If you're new to Leicester then you can check out some of its sights, including one of England's largest markets under one roof. You can get a student ticket for a football or rugby match, visit one of the city's old real ale pubs, or get some retail therapy in one of two shopping centres.

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Set for Year 1 for International at £15,450
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences Admissions Team:
Tel. 0116 257 7700
Email. [email protected]

Admissions Division:
Tel. 01162 50 60 70
Email. [email protected]

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences Admissions Team:
Tel. 0116 257 7700
Email. [email protected]

Admissions Division:
Tel. 01162 50 60 70
Email. [email protected]

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  • Cole260299's avatar by Cole260299 on 24th January 2019
    It’s definitely a great emerging uni. Keeping with the times in relation to diversity among students unlike Russel group Uni’s
  • by Anonymous on 24th August 2015
    Definatley come to an open day
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