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Nursing (Mental Health) [Pre-registration Nursing]

BPP University

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £8500.00 Course Fee

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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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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Doncaster

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£8500.00

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Classroom

Doncaster

Full Time, 3 years

March, 2020

£8500.00

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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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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
58%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
71% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
66% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
89% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
66% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
74% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
76% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
89% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
53% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
61% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
26% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
55% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
74% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
66% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
64% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
39% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
53% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
45% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
63% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
84% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
84% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
58% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
86% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
53% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
45% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
26% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
27% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

Did not participate.

Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points48

  • Employment Rate95%

  • Average Graduate SalaryN/A

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