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UK Mental Health Nursing Courses

Develop the skills and knowledge to become a registered mental health nurse

Mental health nursing plays an important role in society as it deals with the health and support that is needed for people with mental health issues, as well as those of families and carers. Nursing is amongst the most rewarding of all professions, and a UK mental health degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to make a difference.

Mental Health Nursing UK application

Students studying a mental health nursing degree can expect to spend up to half of their time learning in simulated and practice placements where supervisors and assessors will support them. Mental Health Nursing modules will range from improving your professionalism and personal resilience to recognising individual needs and medicines management.

Graduate Mental Health Nursing Careers and Salary

Graduates in mental health studies can pursue a variety of careers in mental health areas and apply for clinical training, research assistant positions and PhD study. Their specialist training allows them to work as mental health nurses in hospitals, community health centres, and secure facilities such as prisons and mental health wards.

  • Average starting professional salary: £44,503
  • Average starting graduate salary: £24,907

Source: NHS Health Careers.

Mental Health Nursing Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: Minimum 30 points.
  • Typical A-level requirements: BBC, including Biology and Physics.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 7.0 overall, with no lower than 6.5 in any one component.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Mental Health Nursing in the UK?

To learn more about the best mental health nursing courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Mental Health Nursing universities in the Guardian University Guide 2024 below:

  1. Coventry University
  2. University of West London
  3. Bucks New University
  4. London South Bank University
  5. University of Bedfordshire
  6. University of Hertfordshire
  7. University of York
  8. Staffordshire University
  9. University of Wolverhampton
  10. Kingston University

Study Mental Health Nursing in the UK

If you are interested in studying mental health nursing in the UK, arrange your free consultation today. Don't forget the Premium Service will guarantee you at least one offer from a UK university.

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