To apply for this course, you must have:
- A lower second-class honours degree or above.
- An awareness of health or health-related care issues and have worked at least 500 clinical hours to be eligible for the MSc programme.
- Grade C (4) in GCSE English and Mathematics or an overseas equivalent.
- You also will be required to have occupational health and enhanced disclosure and barring service clearance. Academic and character references will also be requested.
You must complete the APL process related to theory before you start the programme. You will be expected to demonstrate achievement of the equivalent of 675 of the theoretical hours and map learning against identified learning outcomes from Unit 1 of the BSc route through the programme. You will need to have APL 500 clinical hours to be eligible for the combined programme.
Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a Selection Day held at City, University of London before an offer can be made.
If your first language is not English, we will require evidence of English language proficiency. Minimum requirements are:
TOEFL iBT: 94 overall with at least 27 in Writing, 24 in reading and Listening and 23 in Speaking sections.
Months of entry
This course is for students who already have a degree in any subject and are looking for progression and further challenges which can be fulfilled by undertaking a rewarding and lifelong career within the nursing profession.
City is the first institution to offer an MSc of this kind, crossing both the adult and mental health nursing specialisms. The course was designed to meet the need of the healthcare sector and the ambitions of many nurses to be able to fully support their patients, both physically and mentally.
The MSc in Adult and Mental Health Nursing prepares you for a rewarding career at the forefront of modern healthcare. You will graduate as a nurse eligible to register with the NMC as an adult and mental health nurse, leaving you equipped to support the delivery of quality healthcare in a contemporary health service.
Mental illness has a huge impact on the physical health of an individual. People with mental health conditions are at a higher risk of experiencing physical health problems, such as diabetes and heart conditions. In addition, people with long-term physical health conditions are more likely to suffer from a mental health issue, particularly depression. There is a need to develop a nursing workforce that is fit for the current demands of healthcare in the UK.
Information for international students
If you are educated outside of an English speaking country, without GCSEs are required to hold IELTS at:
- IELTS: 7.0 overall band score; with at least 7.0 in the listening, reading, writing and speaking sections.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time36 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Team