Our course - developed in conjunction with Yorkshire's leading health care organisations - gives you valuable skills that directly relate to both the changes in your workplace and in your role. It will provide you with the expertise needed to deliver quality care provision.
There's a mix of academic study and practice-based learning, and you'll be studying alongside people from all kinds of backgrounds and roles, meaning you'll benefit from shared experience and knowledge. You'll attend our University for taught classes, and then return to your workplace to practice and develop the skills you've learnt.
You'll also have the opportunity to see other clinical environments and approaches to care in areas such as nutritional health, maternity support and mental health. All of this will contribute to your own e-portfolio of personal and workplace development.
Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.
You'll have the chance to work in a host of simulation environments - a living space with fully fitted kitchen, bathroom and living area, a hospital environment with high specification equipment, and a clinical skills suite boasting a lung-auscultator, heart sound auscultator, catheterisation manikins, venepuncture arms and resuscitation trainers.
You'll be taught by an enthusiastic and well respected team who have been care practitioners themselves, and you'll have full access to our University's library, online learning facilities and support network.
- Part-time study available
- Specialist facilities
- Expert careers service
- 24/7 Library
- TEF Silver Award
IELTS:IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature ApplicantsOur University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.
If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.
Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.
BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing
I've always wanted to use my compassion to care for people. My course taught me the communication and clinical skills needed to assess people's mental health and identify their needs. As a student, I had a lot of support, helpful placements, a great city with many career opportunities and strong job prospects anywhere in the world upon graduation.
Modules & learning
You'll understand and explore government policy and the roles and responsibilities of health and social care workers in their contribution to ensuring effective delivery of patient and client centred care.
Through workshops, you'll develop your knowledge and skills in your specific role, and in the treatment of the diverse population within Health and Social Care Services.
By learning in an area within your own scope of practice, you'll explore how specific identified interventions can contribute to enhancing health outcome in the effective delivery of diverse patient and client centred care.
Fees & funding
See further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our Bursaries and Scholarships.
Our Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year, providing you with access to specialist books and journals, learning spaces, computers, multimedia facilities and media equipment hire. Tens of thousands of our Library's digital resources, including ebooks, ejournals and databases, can be accessed online at a time and place to suit you.
It is not every university that can offer you the chance to study in the best tall building in the world. But we can. Our City Campus is home to such award-winning learning environments as Broadcasting Place, voted best tall building in the world in 2010. Other buildings include the Rose Bowl, home to our Business School, which was awarded Best Commercial Property Development in the 2009 Yorkshire Property awards. Just over the road from the Rose Bowl is the Leslie Silver building which houses one of our impressive libraries across five floors. The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year.