Taught course

Nursing Studies (Mental Health Nursing)

Institution
University of Surrey · Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

A first degree (second class honours, minimum) which has been achieved within the last five years. A science degree is preferred (bioscience, behavioural or social science).

Recent experience of practice in a health care role (the equivalent of at least 16 weeks of full-time employment).

GSCE English, Science and Maths at grade C or above.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our programme offers you the opportunity to gain professional registration in mental health nursing, together with an academic postgraduate qualification.

It will develop you as an autonomous, reflective practitioner who has empathic qualities, is committed to delivering high-quality care and can empower individuals to maximise their own independence.

Clinical, decision-making and leadership skills are developed progressively throughout the programme. Biosciences and psychosocial, spiritual, ethical and legal aspects of care inform a holistic approach to care, alongside a strong emphasis on interprofessional learning.

In contemporary healthcare, collaborative practice is vital in meeting the complex needs of individuals and their families.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 overall, 7.0 in each component (or equivalent)

We offer intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.

Fees and funding

UK students
NHS-funded

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@surrey.ac.uk