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Bachelor of Nursing (Mental Health) (Hons)
Bachelor of Nursing (Mental Health) (Hons)

Bachelor of Nursing (Mental Health) (Hons)

  • ID:UH440124
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,445.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,445.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£100.00

* footwear ,books, fob watch, other costs

Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and Mathematics.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 with scores of at least 6.5 in the listening, reading, writing and speaking sections.

Other requirement

  • All offers will be subject to the applicant's demonstration of the NHS constitution’s “Values and Behaviours”, satisfactory interviews, numeracy and literacy test, occupational health screening, two satisfactory references and the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) checks. You can view the full NHS Constitution for England on the Government website.



Course Information

Nurses are the largest profession working in mental health services. With a quarter of the population thought to have some form of mental health issues, it's clear that nurses have an essential role in supporting people. As a mental health nurse, you’ll have the vital and challenging role of establishing therapeutic relationships with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and age groups. This pre-registration course gives you the essential skills to make evidence-based interventions and provide care, while respecting and valuing the aspirations of individuals with mental health challenges.

As with our other nursing courses, you’ll spend half your time on placements in clinical settings, putting what you’ve learned into practice.

  • Receive excellent placement experiences thanks to our Hertfordshire University Partnership Foundation Trust, who received an outstanding in a recent Care Quality Commission inspection
  • Our programme is located within a thriving mental health academic community which includes Cognitive behaviour therapy and mental health recovery
  • We hear the student voice! 93% of our students felt they had opportunity to feed back on the course (National Student Survey)

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.   

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • An Introduction to Interprofessional Education, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Key Concepts, Theories and Debates for Mental Health Nursing, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Communication and Relationship Management Skills for Nursing, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Therapeutic Communication for Mental Health, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Foundations of Health and Wellbeing, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Mental Health Nursing Practice 1, 30 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Developing Health and Wellbeing, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Essentials of Mental Health Nursing, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Research and the Evidence Base for Mental Health Nursing, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Mental Health Nursing Practice 2, 30 Credits, Compulsory

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Enhancing Health & Social Care through Inter-professional Education, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Imagination and Innovation in Evidence Based Nursing Practice, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Medicines Management for Mental Health Nursing, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Leading and Managing Mental Health Nursing Care, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Mental Health Nursing Practice 3, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Final Numeracy Exam, 0 Credits, Compulsory
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The course entitles you to apply for registration as a mental health nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. This opens up a range of fascinating and rewarding career options for both work and advancement in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, community practice, individuals’ homes and rehabilitation units. There are a variety of mental health fields a registered nurse can pursue a career in and these include; Staff Nurse, Community Mental Health Nurse, Crisis Nurse, Nurse Practitioners or Specialists, Modern Matrons and  Consultant Nurse. Some individuals advance to become senior managers, researchers and educators. 

  • 100% of our mental health nursing students go on to employment or further study within 6 months of graduating.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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