Taught course

Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing - Mental Health (pre-registration)

University of Southampton · Health Sciences

Entry requirements

2:2 Honours degree (minimum)

Months of entry


Course content

Dreamt of becoming a nurse and already hold a degree? This graduate entry accelerated course provides you with the expertise to deliver outstanding healthcare to neonates, children, young people and their families across a variety of health needs and settings. The course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), with whom you will be eligible to register after successful completion. Our programme also enables applicants who are already graduate nurses to gain registration in a second field of practice in around 20 months through recognition of their prior learning. Nursing at the University of Southampton ranks nineth in the world and third in the UK (QS World Rankings by Subject 2021). After you've successfully completed the course you can ‘top up’ to a full MSc by completing a dissertation module.

Fees and funding

UK students

Please see the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
+44 (0) 23 8059 5500