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BSc in Nursing (Mental Health) [Pre-registration Nursing] (Full Time)

BPP University

Course Description

The course aims to produce excellent nurses, who are fit for practice and able to meet the key needs of all patient groups. Students will experience an academic and professional training environment conceived and structured to enable you to gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to pursue and sustain a career in contemporary nursing practice.

The BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) [Pre-registration Nursing] focuses on the inclusion of service users and carers as an integral part of the delivery of the course. This will ensure that person-centred recovery processes are addressed throughout the course in the development of the student. The mental health field of practice modules will be further informed by critical engagement with current mental health agendas and developments. This is a three-year, full-time degree consisting of field of practice, generic and practice learning modules, beginning at Level 4 through to Level 6.

Why study the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) [Pre-registration Nursing]? 

  • Specialise in the application, evaluation and appraisal of mental health nursing
  • Gain the key employability skills required by mental health nurses
  • Learn the necessary skills to be fully equipped to respond to a changing healthcare environment
  • Understand how to critically examine the functions and structures of the human body and development and analyse its application to contemporary nursing practice and health promotion
  • Develop and critically reflect upon the practical, technical and professional skills required to practice autonomously in order to provide compassionate, safe, effective and accountable nursing practice
  •  Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

The course aims to produce excellent nurses, who are fit for practice and able to meet the key needs of all patient groups. Students will experience an academic and professional training environment conceived and structured to enable you to gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to pursue and sustain a career in contemporary nursing practice. The BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental...

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Course Content

The programme consists of four practice learning experiences ensuring that you to maximise your learning opportunities. Practice learning will facilitate the acquisition of skills required to achieve competence within the adult nursing field of practice.

The programme ensures that there is equal weighting for learning in practice and academic theory in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) guidelines. There are four mandatory practice learning modules, one in year one, two in year two and one in year three, equating to 50% of the credit each year.

BPP University will consider if any reasonable adjustments can be made regarding the placements of students if they are disabled, as stipulated by the Equality Act 2010, reasonable adjustment will be considered if a student has a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on their ability to do normal daily activities.

Learning platforms include

We provide our students with a full range of learning experiences to make sure they get the best quality and value from their education:

•    Structured lectures
•    Seminars
•    Directed learning
•    E-learning  
•    Group and individual tutorials
•    Practice-based learning

The programme consists of four practice learning experiences ensuring that you to maximise your learning opportunities. Practice learning will facilitate the acquisition of skills required to achieve competence within the adult nursing field of practice. The programme ensures that there is equal weighting for learning in practice and academic theory in accordance with the Nursing and...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS

  • 120 minimum tariff points required for this course

A-Level

  • BBB or equivalent. A minimum of 2 A-Levels
  • BTEC Extended Diploma or OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical
  • DDM. Health and Social Care or Science only will be considered
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • All Level 3 credits must be at Distinction level. Nursing, science or health-related pathway only will be considered (to include study of physiology and biology)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • 30 points, Higher Level grades minimum of 5, 5, 5
     

Other
We will consider applicants who possess:

  • A recognised and equivalent vocational, industry or professional qualification
  • A recognised and equivalent qualification (examinations and experience) and apply following the Accredited Prior Learning procedure (APL), students must have 12 months minimum, 18 months maximum APL GCSE
  • Five GCSEs at grade C or above which must include English, mathematics and a science. We do not accept Level 2 equivalent qualifications e.g. BTECs or Key Skills. For reformed GCSEs we accept a minimum of grade 4 in English language and mathematics

Additional entry requirements

  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • All students will need to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check upon acceptance of our offer of a place

Health check

  • All offers will be conditional upon a satisfactory Occupational Health clearance

English language requirements

  • IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 7.0 in each element)

 

UCAS 120 minimum tariff points required for this course A-Level BBB or equivalent. A minimum of 2 A-Levels BTEC Extended Diploma or OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical DDM. Health and Social Care or Science only will be considered Access to HE Diploma All Level 3...

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Additional Information

The degree consists of four practice learning experiences ensuring that you to maximise your learning opportunities. Practice learning will facilitate the acquisition of skills required to achieve competence within the mental health nursing field of practice.

Ensuring equal weighting for learning in practice and academic theory in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) guidelines. There are four mandatory practice learning modules, one in year one, two in year two and one in year three, equating to 50% of the credit each year.

Exemptions

BPP University will consider if any reasonable adjustments can be made regarding the placements of students if they are disabled, as stipulated by the Equality Act 2010, reasonable adjustment will be considered if a student has a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on their ability to do normal daily activities.

The degree consists of four practice learning experiences ensuring that you to maximise your learning opportunities. Practice learning will facilitate the acquisition of skills required to achieve competence within the mental health nursing field of practice. Ensuring equal weighting for learning in practice and academic theory in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery...

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