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BPP University

UCAS Code: 8C46 | Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements

A level

B,B

A minimum of 2 A levels

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).

GCSE/National 4/National 5

5 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.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

Health and Social Care or Science only will be considered.

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Course option

2years

Full-time | 2024

Other options

3 years | Full-time | 2024

Subject

Mental health nursing

This mental health nursing degree aims to produce excellent nurses who are fit for practice and able to meet the key needs of all patient groups. You will experience an academic and professional training environment conceived and structured to help you gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to pursue and sustain a career in contemporary nursing practice.
The approach centres around learning with service users and carers at the heart of the delivery of the course. The mental health field of practice modules are further informed by critical engagement with current mental health agendas and developments, ensuring you qualify with a robust mental health nursing degree.
This is a three-year, full-time degree consisting of field of practice, generic and practice learning modules. These start at Level 4 through to Level 6.

Practice Learning Experiences
The programme consists of six practice learning experiences, ensuring that you maximise your learning opportunities. Practice learning will help with the acquisition of skills required to achieve competence within the adult nursing field of practice.
We also ensure there is equal weighting for learning in practice and academic theory in accordance with the NMC guidelines. There are six mandatory practice learning modules, two small ones in year one, two medium ones in year two and two large ones one in year three, equating to 50% of the credit each year.

Modules

Year 1 - Foundations of Integrated Health Science (30 credits); Practice Learning A (30 credits); Practice Learning B (30 credits); Professional Integrated Nursing Care Practice (15 credits); Promoting Health and Preventing Ill Health (15 credits)

Year 2 - Developing Integrated Health Sciences (30 credits); Integrated Evidence-Based Professional Nursing Practice (30 credits); Practice Learning C (30 credits); Practice Learning D (30 credits)

Year 3 - Management and Leadership in Practice (60 credits); Practice Learning E (30 credits); Practice Learning F (30 credits)

Assessment methods

The programme features a variety of assessments including coursework, examinations, practical learning assessments and clinical simulations.
Coursework is in the form of essays, reports or case studies, while group or individual presentations may be required to assess other competencies.
Examinations will be both with written and electronic including assessment techniques which may include elements or multiple-choice questions and maybe unseen or part-seen, where assessment material is released in advance.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,375
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£9,375
for the whole course
Scotland
£9,375
for the whole course
Wales
£9,375
for the whole course

The Uni

Course locations:

Southampton

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Department:

BPP University School of Health

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