Taught course

Graduate Entry Nursing - Mental Health

University of Nottingham · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

You are required to have an honours degree (2:2 or above). We do not accept nursing degrees.

GCSE requirement

You are required to have GCSE level 4 (C) or above in English and maths.

Relevant healthcare experience

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requirements for undertaking this accelerated course are met by Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Experience of healthcare or other relevant employment, and demonstration of the skills, knowledge and attitudes expected of graduates must be evidenced before a place may be offered.

Achievement of these requirements will be assessed via interview questions, an interview presentation, and the completion of a biological sciences workbook.

Months of entry


Course content

Join our award-winning School of Health Sciences with over 30 years' experience in nursing education, equipping you with the skills and knowledge to launch your nursing career with confidence.

This two-year course is for those who already have an undergraduate degree and some prior healthcare or related experience, and are committed to providing excellence in care. Our students are from a diverse range of backgrounds and this enriches your learning experience on the course.

You'll learn how to care for patients' with a range of mental health needs, in many different settings, to give you flexibility in your future profession. Mental health nurses have the opportunity to make a difference to people's recovery at this challenging time of their life.

Through expert teaching and supportive supervision, you will learn to attend to patients' individual needs and care for their personal wellbeing. We nurture your creativity, critical judgement and ability to lead as you develop your clinical skills. You'll be prepared for whatever challenges you might face as a practising nurse or healthcare leader.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559