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Masters in Nursing (Mental Health)

Edinburgh Napier University · School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care

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Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a First degree or Honours degree at a 2:2 or above.

In addition applicants must also have Higher/ A Level English C, Higher/ A Level Biology/Human Biology C and National 5/ GCSE C/4 Maths/or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The Masters in Nursing (MN) enables you to achieve a post-graduate qualification and professional registration. The MN underpins all aspects of nursing practice and leads to eligibility for registration on the Nursing and Midwifery Council professional register in one of the four fields: Adult Health /Child Health /Mental Health /Learning Disability.

It is a full-time, three year, post-graduate degree course which aims to provide you with a range of learning, teaching and assessment experiences that will enable you to become a critically reflective, post-graduate nurse with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of your respective field of nursing.

Throughout this programme you will be in University studying theory (50%) and then have the opportunity to engage in clinical-based learning (50%) in a variety of hospital and community settings within the Lothian and Borders area. Integrated into this programme is the opportunity to engage in voluntary and elective practice placements locally or internationally.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MN
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions and Enquiries
+44 (0)333 900 6040