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Qualification name BSc (Hons) in Mental Health Nursing (3 Year Programme) - University of Greenwich - Registered Nurse (NMC 2018) Degree Apprenticeship
Qualification level 6
Awarding organisation University of Greenwich
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2024
Cost £26,000.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Our pre-registration Mental Health Nursing Apprenticeship Degree provides you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to work as a Registered Nurse as part of a team. You will train to work in a variety of hospital, community and primary care settings with individuals and their families affected by mental health problems. As a mental health nurse, you may specialise in drug and alcohol misuse, working with offenders or working with the elderly mentally ill. We offer apprentices a wide range of training opportunities and have an excellent reputation for delivering health and social care education. The course leads to a bachelor's degree (BSc Hons) over either three or four years of study at university and in the workplace. Please note that the 3-year course is full-time throughout the course. The four-year course is full-time in years one and two, part-time in years three and four. Applicants should agree in advance with their employer Education/Apprenticeship Lead which course they will be applying for.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Applicants will need: 1. Mathematics and English GCSE grade A-C/9-4 or recognised equivalents 2. Transferable skills and readiness to study at undergraduate level 3. Two years employment in a relevant health or social care setting

View the key features of this course.

Year 1 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. • Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology (30 credits) • Individual Health & Well-Being (30 credits) • Foundations of Nursing Practice (Learning Disabilities) (30 credits) • Professional and Academic Development (30 credits) Year 2 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. • Pathophysiology: Illness and its impact upon individuals (15 credits) • Recognising and Managing Individual Needs (30 credits) • Developing Learning Disabilities Nursing Practice (30 credits) • Medicines Management (15 credits) • Understanding Research in Evidence Based Practice (30 credits) Year 3 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. • Preparation for Professional Practice (30 credits) • Advancing Learning Disabilities Nursing Practice (30 credits) Year 4 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. • Consolidating Learning Disabilities Nursing Practice (30 credits) • Exploring Evidence for Professional Practice (30 credits)

Understand how the course will be delivered.

In a typical week learning takes place through a combination of seminars and workshops. This enables you to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures in smaller groups. You will also be able to meet your personal tutor. Timetabled learning may fall between 9am and 9pm depending on your courses and tutorials.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen. You can view how each module is assessed within our 'What you will study' section: Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade

This course will enable you to further your career with your employer as a qualified Mental Health Nurse. Our curriculum is approved by the Nursing & Midwifery Council and, on successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to register with the NMC.

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Name University of Greenwich, Avery Hill Campus
Address Southwood site, Avery Hill Campus
Avery Hill Road
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Phone 02083319000
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