Adult and Mental Health Nursing

Undergraduate School of Life and Health Sciences

Are you passionate about supporting the physical and mental wellbeing of others? Learn to succeed as both an Adult Nurse and a Mental Health Nurse.

Adult and Mental Health Nursing
Entry Tariff

2023/24 entry: Call 0300 303 8320 to find out if you are eligible for this programme in Clearing

September 2024 Year 1 entry: 112 UCAS points (or equivalent)

UCAS Code

B743

Duration

4 years (full-time)

Start date

September 2023

September 2024

Degree Type

MSci

Modules

These modules are those we currently offer and may be subject to change each year.

Skills

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You’ll be part of a unique and exciting dual-field programme, where you’ll learn the required skills to succeed as both an Adult Nurse and a Mental Health Nurse.

  • Gain expertise in adult and mental health nursing, addressing patients' holistic wellbeing.
  • Acquire real-world experience through diverse clinical placements, alongside simulated training in a secure environment.
  • Develop an independent project that hones research and analytical abilities, fostering critical evaluation and nursing research prowess.

You will have the opportunity to shape your learning experience while being in state-of-the-art teaching facilities and on a wide range of clinical placements.

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‚ÄčThis course is approved by Nursing and Midwifery Council and, upon successful completion, you will be able to register as both an Adult Nurse and a Mental Health Nurse . This recognition ensures that the program aligns with professional standards and equips you with the necessary skills to pursue a career in both adult and mental health nursing.

How you'll learn

You will take part in a comprehensive learning journey that integrates theoretical knowledge and hands-on practice. Our programme offers a balanced blend of classroom theory and clinical immersion, including placements in diverse settings and our cutting-edge Clinical Simulation Centre (CSC).

Through lectures, seminars, group work, guided independent study, online learning, reflective practice, and varied assignments, you'll build a strong theoretical foundation. In Year 4, you'll have the opportunity to extend your skills with an independent project, enhancing your research and analytical abilities.

You will gain invaluable practical skills through mental health and adult nursing placements spanning community mental health, inpatient services, primary care, district nursing, hospices, care homes, and acute hospitals.

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How you'll be assessed

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You will take part in a diverse array of assessments to aid in comprehensive skill development. Alongside lectures and seminars, practical skills will be evaluated through clinical placements in various healthcare settings.

Our Clinical Simulation Centre (CSC) provides a realistic environment for you to hone your clinical skills through simulation-based assessments.

Evaluations during placements by both clinical and academic staff will measure your performance and progress and a fourth-year independent project will assess the research and analytical capabilities you have developed.

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Career options

Our MSci Adult and Mental Health Nursing has been developed in response to emerging nursing roles operating across traditional boundaries between health and care services. 

You will be able to work in a wide variety of roles in mental health, adult and integrated services, such as community mental health teams, inpatient mental health services, community nursing teams, primary care, care homes, hospices, private and independent sector organisations and more. 

With skills and confidence in addressing the parity of esteem between physical and mental health, we are aspirational that MSci graduates will be highly sought after by employers and will become leaders in this area.

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‚ÄčOur careers team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. We will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers. You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers.

Application Info

How to apply

Undergraduate programmes

If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Detailed advice on applying for an undergraduate degree is available on our How to apply page.

Tuition fees and funding

September 2023 entry tuition fees

Year 1 fees, see links in table below for more information.

UK EU and International
£9,250 £18,000

Entry tariff

Call 0300 303 8320 to find out if you are eligible for this programme in Clearing or visit our Clearing page

Specific entry requirements

A levels/BTEC (or equivalent qualification): at least one science or health-related subject

GCSE (or equivalent) grades 4/C in Maths and English (at least one science subject desirable).

Applicants will also undertake an interview. Successful applicants will need to complete an Occuaptional Health (OH) Check and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Check.

Non-native English speakers who do not have GCSE English or equivalent at grade 4/C or above require an IELTS score of at least 6.5 in writing and at least 7.0 in reading, listening and speaking, with a minimum overall score of 7.0. Please refer to the NMC website for more details.

General entry requirements

UK students

Validation and curriculum review

What is validation?
Validation is a formal process through which the University approves a programme (content, teaching, learning and assessment) as being of appropriate standard and quality. This is a normal process used throughout the university sector.

The University expects to publish details of the validated programme in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.

What is curriculum review?
Curriculum review is the regular and systematic monitoring and reviewing of programmes. It is a normal process in the sector and it is the way by which the university ensures that your course remains up-to-date and relevant. The process may result in changes to the content, structure and/or assessment of the programme.

The University expects to publish details of the re-validated programme by 31 March in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.

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Course Facilities

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   Our on-campus   CSC,   set up as a hospital ward   for our students  .

Froebel Ward

Our on-campus CSC, set up as a hospital ward for our students.

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   Community rooms   set   up to simulate a   patient’s   home.

Inside the CSC 

Community rooms set up to simulate a patient’s home.

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Mary Seacole Health Innovation Centre

The Mary Seacole Health Innovation Centre provides a unique space for healthcare students, with a focus on primary and community nursing.

 

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