Taught course

Nursing Studies – Adult or Mental Health Nursing

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

You must have some experience of delivering care in a professional or voluntary capacity, and a reference from a current or recent employer or educational institution. Normally five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English language or literature, mathematics and a science (single or double) or equivalent*, plus an honours degree, recognised in the UK at 2.2 or above.

Months of entry


Course content

Qualify to become a nurse in two years instead of three with this postgraduate course. You spend 52 weeks of your course on placement, with the support of the University and an experienced nurse mentor. Following the course you are able to apply for registration to the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a qualified nurse.

Key points
• Take two years to become a fully qualified nurse.
• Prepare well for a career in nursing with 52 weeks of placement-based training.
• Gain support from a mentor who is an experienced nurse, who helps you develop.
• Benefit from high-quality facilities in our £13m Robert Winston Building.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months months

Course contact details

Helath and Wellbeing
+44 (0)114 225 5555