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BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Mental Health) (Pre-Registration)

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Course UCAS code: B702
Qualification type:
  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
**This course has September and January intakes.** **Summary**: One in four of the UK population experiences a mental health problem at some point in their lives. This is not restricted by age, cultural, occupational or income groups. This mental health nursing degree course enables you to develop the values, knowledge and skills to work effectively with individuals experiencing a variety of mental health problems whilst supporting their families and carers. **Course details**: The skills and knowledge you develop range from fundamental therapeutic communication to specific interventions used with individuals who have problems such as depression and severe mental illness. You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to work in diverse settings, and develop a leadership role within the health and social care team. To be a nurse and to share people’s healthcare experiences, in sometimes very difficult and emotional times, is a privilege. The public place high expectations and levels of trust on nurses, and the course develops practitioners who can meet these expectations. It is hard work and challenging. Therefore to work within the healthcare sector it is essential that you are able to demonstrate the core values embedded within the NHS Constitution: working together for patients, respect and dignity, commitment to quality of care, compassion, improving lives and everyone counts. Throughout the course, as part of the placement experience, you will be required to participate in a shift pattern rota or work weekends. **After the course**: On successful completion of the course you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council on the nurses' part of the Professional Register (Mental Health Nursing). A diverse range of career opportunities are available within the NHS and private sectors in the UK and overseas. This course provides a stepping stone from which you can develop your expertise in the fields of nursing practice, leadership, research, education and consultancy.
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Assessment Methods:
50% of the learning time is spent engaging in University or self-managed learning activities (theory) and 50% of the time is spent within placement allocations (practice). The teaching week during theory/study blocks is Monday to Friday and may involve some evening sessions. During practice allocations you are required to complete the shift patterns allocated to you by your mentor or supervisor. These will include early starts (for example a shift may start at 7.00am and finish at 8.00pm), night duty and weekend shifts. The structure and sequencing of University and placement-based learning means that holidays are fixed - it is not possible to take holidays outside of the set dates. Assessments are varied and reflect module outcomes. They include written assignments, examinations, case studies and presentations. You are also assessed in practice through a portfolio of evidence each year.
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15 January

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I’m proud to study at Teesside, it’s a great university that’s really passionate about providing the best teaching and support for it’s students. I feel really well looked after and supported by my teachers, who helped me to improve my expression and intellect, as well as a responsive SU who do a lot for students, as well as throwing a load of great events and coordinating some amazing societies. There are loads of sporting activities on offer, and Middlesbrough has loads of things to do, with loads of great clubs and nights out in town.

Health and Social Care:
Tel. 01642 384110
Email. [email protected]

Health and Social Care:
Tel. 01642 384110
Email. [email protected]

 
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  • Lauryn123's avatar by Lauryn123 on 20th November 2018
    Great university and right near town centre. Would recommend to anyone to study here. Lots of different offers such as groups and societies to join.
  • Jamescourtney's avatar by Jamescourtney on 7th October 2015
    5 stars
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