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Nursing (Child and Mental Health)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B-A,B,B

A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15,P:0

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H3,H3,H3

You will be expected to achieve the required number of tariff points, to include a minimum of five subjects at Grade H1-H3.

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

DDM

A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.

UCAS Tariff

120-128

No specific subjects are required. English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) are required.

You may also need to…

Attend an interview

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Mental health nursing

Children's nursing

As the number of children and adults who have a range of health conditions rises, the need for registered nurses to have the ability to care for people of all ages across a variety of care settings is increasing. To meet this demand, this stimulating integrated masters degree has been developed for caring, compassionate and highly motivated individuals who aspire to register as a qualified nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council in two fields of nursing. Through your studies you will gain practical skills and experience while developing the leadership, problem-solving and confidence to provide the highest standards of integrated nursing care for a wide range of patient groups. You will graduate with the ability to think critically and apply the evidence-based knowledge associated with masters level study that will enhance your career opportunities.

On successful completion of the programme, your final award will reflect the fields of nursing you have chosen. You will graduate with one of the following award titles:

MSci Nursing Dual Field (Adult and Child)
MSci Nursing Dual Field (Adult and Learning Disabilities)
MSci Nursing Dual Field (Adult and Mental Health)
MSci Nursing Dual Field (Child and Learning Disabilities)
MSci Nursing Dual Field (Child and Mental Health)
MSci Nursing Dual Field (Mental Health and Learning Disabilities)

Modules

Please see our website for information on available modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment in both theory and practice is continuous, assessed against national outcomes and generic and field competencies, with students required to demonstrate evidence of their achievement. A range of assessment of theory procedures is in place including assignments, seminar presentations, advanced notice examinations, online learning activities, case studies and portfolio work.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Ormskirk (Main Campus)

Department:

Faculty of Health and Social Care and Medicine

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

77%
high
Mental health nursing
58%
low
Children's nursing

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Mental health nursing

Teaching and learning

70%
Staff make the subject interesting
75%
Staff are good at explaining things
70%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
88%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

83%
Library resources
88%
IT resources
80%
Course specific equipment and facilities
40%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
20%
Male students
80%
Female students
60%
2:1 or above
13%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
A
C

Children's nursing

Teaching and learning

63%
Staff make the subject interesting
73%
Staff are good at explaining things
60%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
82%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

75%
Library resources
87%
IT resources
76%
Course specific equipment and facilities
34%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
1%
Male students
99%
Female students
77%
2:1 or above
10%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
B
D

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Nursing

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£22,000
med
Average annual salary
99%
low
Employed or in further education
94%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

87%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
5%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
2%
Childcare and related personal services

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Nursing and midwifery

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£25k

£25k

£27k

£27k

£29k

£29k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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