Taught course

Mental Health Nursing

University of the West of Scotland · School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery

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Entry requirements

You must:

  • possess an appropriate degree in a biological, health, social science, nursing or related subject
  • provide a personal/employer reference
  • provide an academic reference and formal university transcript
  • undertake successful personal interview, health screening and Protection of Vulnerable Groups screening.

Months of entry


Course content

Our exciting, innovative two year pre-registration Mental Health Nursing course is the first of its kind in Scotland that is underpinned by Master's level education. This will enable you to become a highly educated nurse with longer term potential for roles in areas such as:

  • management
  • leadership
  • consultancy
  • educational
  • research.

Our course will also prepare you for professional registration, with key components including the delivery of:

  • person-centred care
  • compassionate care
  • values-based care
  • patient safety agenda
  • professional legal and ethical issues.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0800 027 1000