Mental Health Nursing (Pre-registration) MSc

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 2 years  
  • Programme start: January 2023
  • Entry requirements: We welcome applications from graduates with an Honours degree in any subject. In addition, applicants must present with GCSE Mathematics and English grades 4-9 (or grades A*-C if assigned according to previous grading system).
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Career prospects

The taught postgraduate programmes in the School of Health Sciences provide an opportunity for healthcare professionals to develop, specialise and extend the scope of their skills into new areas, to meet the constantly evolving service demands for advanced practitioners and senior health professionals.

There is a recognised shortage of Mental Health Nurses in the UK (numbers have decreased by 10% over the past 10 years) and an estimated shortage of six million Mental Health nurses globally.

There are many reasons why you should consider a career in mental health nursing. It offers you the chance to make a difference to lives of individuals, their families and their carers.

Graduates in Mental Health Nursing are a vital part of modern health care, and employment opportunities are available in the UK and abroad.