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Entry requirements

To study this course, you will need to have obtained the following:

  • Classification of 2:1 or above in any subject/discipline OR consideration will be given to applicants who have: Classification of 2:2 in a subject with relevant content and experience, e.g., sociology; psychology; physiology; bio- chemistry; health studies or social work.
  • Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English language or literature, mathematics, and a science subject
  • For students, whose first language is not English, there is a requirement to achieve an IELTS tariff of 7 with no individual component below 6.5
  • Evidence of study within the previous five years.  
  • Establish digital and technological literacy on application.

If successful at interview you will be required to complete the following as part of the condition of your offer:

  • Verified evidence of 500 hours of related clinical practice in the last 3 years. This will be demonstrated through an enhanced CV
  • A reflective essay demonstrating Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Further details and guidance will be provided upon successful interview.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a Selection Day.

Applications are made through UCAS.

All offers are subject to Academic, successful RPL, Enhanced CV, satisfactory Occupational Health and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Months of entry


Course content

Are you a high achieving graduate wanting to get into mental health nursing? Fast-track your career with this exciting two-year course. Discover the knowledge you need to become a compassionate and confident mental health Registered Nurse.

With our diverse teaching, state-of-the-art simulation suites and clinical placement opportunities, you can gain the skills you need to help make a crucial difference to a patient’s life.

Information for international students

If you're an international student please visit the international section on our website.

Fees and funding

For funding information please visit the fees and funding page on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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